Vaccinators in Peru's Rainforest face many challenges including religion and rivers In Peru, roughly 55% of the population is fully vaccinated against COVID 19, mostly in the cities, but there are still millions yet to be immunized. The most difficult to reach are in the rainforest of northeastern Peru, right where it pushes up against Brazil where the virus is raging. Many remote villages are spread along the Amazon and its numerous tributaries. It takes them hours, sometime
The Amazon rainforest is a vast and alluring place and covers approximately 2.72 million square miles of Trees, Brush, Tropical plants as our #AjiCharapitas.
Besides Jaguars, infected mosquitoes, large crocodiles, there are venomous snakes. These ten venomous snakes in the Amazon rainforest that you would not want to approach. 1. Bushmaster
L. Muta, Stenophrys, Melanocephala The bushmaster snakes are reddish-brown or pinkish-grey animal that is the longest venomous snake in
Our #AjiCharapita Peppers shares with many, some weird plants and wildlife the Amazon jungle, and they are not always huge. Over the past decade, scientists have been trying to figure out what is building tiny silk structures in Tambopata, Peru. Each has a ring of pillars connected by horizontal threads, forming a fence; in the middle is a cone. After collecting and observing numerous specimens, researchers finally started seeing spiders hatch out of the structure in the midd
Where does Ajio Charapita originates, and where does it grow now? Aji Charapita (Wild Peruvian Chili Pepper in English) is a famous tropical heirloom pepper that was thought to be extinct for over 50 years until it was rediscovered in the Amazon rainforest of Peru, exactly between and along the Ucayali and Amazon rivers, mainly in the regions of Loreto and Ucayali and partly in the regions of Amazon, San Martin and Madre de Dios. Outside of Peru, fresh Charapitas are almost i
In the Amazon Rainforest, where our rare pepper the Aji Charapita has it origin and where it was rediscovered after it was declared extinct for over 50 years, you can find a lot of big things and the "Victoria Amazonia" is one of those. These water lilies are so big and robust that they can hold the weight of not just a child as you see in the photo, but even a grown-up human being! This plant named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom can reach 3 meters in diameter and