The Blue-gray Tanager is a beautifully colored passerine of South America. It can be observed on both slopes of the Andes Mountains and is a common bird throughout the tropical rainforest of the foothills and lowlands...
Mock Turtle Soup is a meaty and hearty meal that is great on a cold day. It lemony and savory flavor will warm you and satisfy you on a blustery winter afternoon.
The Mindo-Nambillo protected forest is one of the most biodiverse areas of the world. The Hacienda San Vicente (Yellow House) lies in the center of this tropical rainforest provided numerous opportunities to enjoy the...
Mustached Antpitta (Grallaria alleni) considered vulnerable Steven L. Herrmann Due to its size and biodiversity, Ecuador can be considered one of the premier avian wonders of the world. Although countries such...
Jerusalem Park Steven L. Herrmann Jerusalem Park, or Bosque Protector Jerusalén in Spanish, is an area of protected dry forest a short distance north of Quito Ecuador. Most people come to this tiny nation to experience...
The Sword-billed Hummingbird is one of the most fascinating species in the hummingbird family. Its exceptionally long bill and graceful flight amazes the fortunate observer.
Ecuadorian Rainforest Steven L. Herrmann The tropical rainforest, for many, is a wonderland of exotic animals, brightly adorned birds, towering trees and unfathomable mystery. It is a place that is frequently dreamt...
Cooking is an art. Cooking at high altitude is something else entirely! Let me share my wonderful recipe and tips with you here.
The Green Honeycreeper is a beautifully colored bird that resides in the tropical rainforest of the Andes Mountains. It can be seen visiting the fruit trees in the foothills of Ecuador.