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eco travel, La Isla De Los Monos, peru, South America

Meet Neeko

I introduced you to Neeko almost 3 weeks ago after we rescued him from the market in Mazan (here). He had ammunition in his tail and side, a broken toe, was malnourished and terrified. I am happy to announce that Neeko is recovering beautifully and gaining more strength every day….

eco travel, La Isla De Los Monos, peru, South America

Raising Awareness

One of our most important volunteer tasks on La Isla De Los Monos is educating the tourists on the importance of Gilberto’s project. He speaks great English but since he is self taught, naturally there are language barriers. We have been communicating with English speaking tourists and answering any questions…

eco travel, La Isla De Los Monos, peru, South America

Meet Benjamin

Benjamin is Antony’s best friend. They grew up on the island together and are around the same age (3 years old). Even though they are different species, there is no diversity in their eyes. The spend all day rolling around in the dirt, playing and chasing each other. There is…

eco travel, La Isla De Los Monos, peru, South America

Bad Beans

“Go through these and pick out the bad ones!” Gilberto says pointing to a pile of about 5,000 beans. These days we are amazing bean sorters. Each morning after breakfast we spend a few hours tirelessly going through what seems like endless Chiclayos (peruvian slang for whatever type of beans…