martes, 26 de julio de 2011

Handicrafts a cultural sample

One of the multiple activities that the tourists can enjoy in their Amazon excursion in the tropical jungle is shopping for handicrafts these are cultural manifestations that express the ethnic, religious, customs, traditions and forms of life variety of the population, as well as their natural wealth and diversity.

There are diverse techniques in the indigenous communities that you can learn in your Amazon jungle tour, such as the sculptures made of wood, balsa-wood, or stick bleeds, the drawings and ceremonial suits in fabric of bark (yanchama), the ceramics represented in vats and jars, besides objects and accessories like masks, necklaces, mats and ranges.

These objects are constructed using fibers, wood, clay, barks and vegetable dyes, and preserving the features of his ancient culture, these groups make objects of daily and ceremonial use. The collective practice of handcrafted production represents an important source of economic revenue.

lunes, 18 de julio de 2011

Body painting

One of the activities that you can realize in the Amazon jungle tour is the body painting done by native people with natural ink, completely natural and without permanent materials.

Practicing this activity you watch the techniques of some native tribes stand out for drawing beautiful tribal figures on your body.

Likewise in the Amazon travel, you will be able to know and to understand the cultural and spiritual meaning that this tattoos and body painting has in the life of the indigenous tribes who live the Amazon jungle.

The body painting is one of the first forms of expression used by the ancient cultures. The prehistoric man discovered the colored sand, the charcoal, the chalk, the blood of the animals and many other pigments that maybe served, as painting for the war, to impress the enemy or as sign of recognition in the own tribe. This primitive makeup technique could be used also as camouflage for the hunt.

lunes, 11 de julio de 2011

Ecological tourism Amazon

The Amazonl tourism, also called ecotourism, involve the touristic activities that take care of the sustainability, the preservation and the appraisal of the jungle, in the natural and cultural way, with maximum respect to the environment.

Many of the guidelines that follow under the name of ecotourism in the Amazon, are of accomplishment in most for the organizing companies of such a type of amazon tourism, since they are they those who offer tourist packages like services that respect the well-being of the local and native populations.

The ecotourism or ecological tourism is considered to be an alternative to the sustainable development by conservationist groups, international institutions and governments.

martes, 5 de julio de 2011

Amazon fishing tour

Fishing in the mighty waters of the Amazon River, is an interesting and unique challenge for the tourist who decide make an Amazon excursion.

The Amazon fishing tour, don’t affect the natural cycle of this region neither has an environmental impact. The Amazon fishing tour, is made with native fishers guidance, they teach different techniques of handcrafted fishing, to the tourist so they can catch diverse and exotic species.

This activity is one of the most fascinating things for the people who are making an Amazon jungle tour, this activity allows the tourist know more about the different tribes that lives in the natural reserve.