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Venezuela: Casa Maria & Hato PiƱero: A Relaxed and Easy Tour

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In northern Venezuela lies a range of mountains running parallel to the coast. These mountains, known as the coastal cordillera, host one of the richest cloud forests in the world, with various life zones from sea level up to 6,000 feet. Our destination, to explore this rich ecosystem, was Casa Maria, a small lodge contiguous to one of the largest tracts of recovered cloud forest in Venezuela: The Palmichal Reserve. Two days were devoted to an area rich in tanagers, hummingbirds, flycatchers,... Read More