At dawn, a handful of tourists sit in watchful silence on a floating platform, hoping to spot one of the giant river otters that live in this Amazonian oxbow lake. Their Peruvian guide peers through her binoculars. She directs their gaze to a macaw whose call descends from the rain forest canopy. Back at the lodge, the tourists relax in thatched-roof open-air buildings constructed from sustainable forest materials. At dinner, they enjoy a buffet of traditional Peruvian foods, some grown by...


Want more? Sorry, the full text of this article is only available to subscribers. Subscribe now.

Already a subscriber? Please log in by entering your email address and password into the red login box at the top-right corner of this page.

Need to register for your premium online access, which is included with your paid subscription? Register here.

Tracker Pixel for Entry