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Drummer Ants Video

These amazing ants found in the Amazon Jungle make a unique drumming sound when they are threatened. This nest was just off the trail near Palo Verde Lodge in the Peruvian Amazon Jungle. Drummer Ants from Amazon Expeditions & Curassow Lodge on Vimeo.

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Pygmy Marmoset Video

Recently we were able to take some video from our trails of the infamous Pygmy Marmoset monkey. The pygmy marmoset or dwarf monkey is a New World monkey native to the rainforest canopies of eastern Peru, where Palo Verde Lodge is located.  It is one of the smallest primates, and the smallest true monkey in the […]

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San Juan Water Project Complete

We’re excited to announce our third project installation was completed on December 9th, 2011!  San Juan Del Yanayacu is located on the Yanayacu River, about 2 miles up from Palo Verde Lodge and is home to approximately 400 people. San Juan is located about 5 miles from Nuevo Junin and Ayacucho Tipishca, our water treatment […]

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Nuevo Junin Water Project Complete

In August of 2010 Amazon Expeditions, in partnership with Water For Peru / AVIDA (Our nonprofit sister company) completed our second water treatment plant in the community of Nuevo Junin.  Nuevo Junin is a small community on the Yanayacu River where we operate our tours and is a community of approximately 350 residents.  The water […]

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Ayacucho Water Project Complete

After quite some time, planning, and the generosity of a few financial donors we are happy and proud to announce the completion of the water project in the village of Ayacucho Tipishca. A huge part of our mission in Peru, through our nonprofit arm Affect International, is to help bring positive and healthy change to […]

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Drew Gregory Expedition a Success

Fishing the Amazon region for peacock bass and other exotic fish species has become a very popular for avid anglers in the past few years. Peru is a great place to consider for these fish and Amazon Expeditions can now confidently offer trip packages design specifically for adventurous anglers thanks to Drew Gregory and his […]

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What’s with the Name?

A lot of people ask about where the name of our lodge, “Palo Verde Lodge”, comes from. The history of the name goes back to when we first started working with the community of Ayacucho and we were trying to determine the best place for the lodge to be located.  Ayacucho kept referring to a […]

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Water Project to Begin in 2009

Thanks to the patronage of our guests and the generous donations of several individuals, our first clean water project for the community of Ayacucho is now funded and being planned for early summer of 2009!  This water project is a huge milestone for us and we are excited to work together with the community of […]

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Drew Gregory to Develop Fishing Program

In 2009 renowned professional angler Drew Gregory will be traveling to Palo Verde Lodge to assist Amazon Expeditions in scouting and identifying the best jungle tributaries and oxbow lakes for the best peacock bass fishing in our area and help Amazon Expeditions develop our forthcoming Amazon Bass Pro Fishing program. Fishing the Amazon region for peacock bass (locally known as Tucunare) and other exotic fish is…

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