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La Isla De Los Monos

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

Meet Gilberto

Gilberto Guerra Reátegui is the newest addition to my list of favorite people on earth. He is a shining light in the jungle who has dedicated the past 15 years of his life to preserving and protecting the monkeys of the Amazon. Every move Gilberto makes is for his monkeys….

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…