larkycanuck

Larkycanuck is the pseudonym for the spirited, spontaneous and zestful Canadian. The Blog is focused on showcasing budget adventure travels for working families. Larkycanuck has traveled to over 15 countries, 38 cities in 10 years. He has never quit a job to do this. He travels with his wife and on some trips with the house rabbit (Pepper).

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A Walk on the Amazon River (Day 5 of 5) | Budget  Adventure Travel

A Walk on the Amazon River (Day 5 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jan 02, 2012 This was our last morning on the lodge before heading back to Lago Agrio. So our morning started off with some bird watching and one last river cruise.     Finally we returned back to Lago Agrio around 2:00 pM This is the regional transportation bus that takes you across various cities […]

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A Walk on the Amazon River (Day 4 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

A Walk on the Amazon River (Day 4 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

| December 5, 2016 | 2 Comments

[Warning: Contains some photos and text that may not be appropriate for children of certain ages. Parental advisory is recommended] Jan 01, 2012 Our morning adventure was a trek through the forest for 4 hours to learn about the various species that exist. But on the way we stopped by Anna’s habitat to see if […]

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A Walk on the Amazon River (New Years Eve Day 3 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

A Walk on the Amazon River (New Years Eve Day 3 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dec 31, 2011 After our trip in the local community we headed down the river to stop at another local forest community to meet with the Shaman and explore various medicinal plants and view demonstration of Shaman ritual. Spotted a pair of Titi Monkeys. They are endangered species and very rarely seen to human eye. […]

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A Walk on the Amazon River (Day 3 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

A Walk on the Amazon River (Day 3 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

| November 29, 2016 | 2 Comments

Dec 31, 2011 Our agenda on this day was to visit a local Siona community located 2 hours east of our lodge. It was another long boat ride to get there. The community clan is called Fondadorde Clan. There are several clans that comprise the community. And there are several communities within the rainforest. Their […]

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A Walk on the Amazon River (Day 2 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

A Walk on the Amazon River (Day 2 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

| November 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dec 30, 2011 The first night in the lodge was unique experience. There is no electricity on site. We use flashlights and candles to move about in the dark. Have to be wary of bugs lizards frogs and little tree snakes (mostly non-lethal we were told!!Keyword here is MOSTLY). Slept under treated mosquito nets. The […]

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A walk on the Amazon River (Day 1 of 5) | Budget  Adventure Travel

A walk on the Amazon River (Day 1 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

I had a dream recently that I was walking on water. And then I woke up. But for one notable historic record this is a feat that has never been accomplished by man (Criss Angel, yours doesn’t count). My dream was a somnambulist journey back to the recent trip I made to the Amazon Jungle […]

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5 ingenious secrets of bidding at silent auctions revealed

5 ingenious secrets of bidding at silent auctions revealed

| November 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Silent auctions are fun and engaging ways to fund-raise at events. They benefit the fundraising organization by offering a relatively low-cost way for fundraising and the bidders by offering interesting auction items that could potentially be obtained at a bargain price. Silent auctions held at museums or not for profit art galleries may offer a […]

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New Orleans : 9 years after Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans : 9 years after Hurricane Katrina

| November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Start boarding up the doors of this old blue house Get ready for the storm, Get ready for the storm Start cutting up the tape, turn the old rugs out Sweep the dust off the drive, sweep the dust off the drive – from the song THE FLOOD by NOLA Indie Band So Long Storyland […]

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Tale Of A New Orleans Legendary Landmark

Tale Of A New Orleans Legendary Landmark

| November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Legend has it that when the world’s first travel blogger, aka. Marco Polo, chronicled his travels of the Silk Route to discover the mysteries of the Far East during the early 13th century from his native Venice, it set forth a chain of events that eventually inspired Christopher Columbus in later years to search for […]

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The Louisiana Bayou Experience

The Louisiana Bayou Experience

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you have ever done the Everglades tour in Florida or a jungle tour in the Amazons, and like these kind of adventure experiences, you will definitely enjoy the Bayou experience in Louisiana’s swamps. According to Wikipedia: A bayou is a Franco-English term for a body of water typically found in flat, low-lying area, and […]

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