lunes, 1 de agosto de 2011

Canoeing relaxing activity


During the Amazon vacation you will be able to do canoeing, with canoes built by the native people from the Amazon jungle.

Besides of rowing and to do the lakes tour, that in season of rain turn into one big lake, in the Amazon excursion from the rainforest, you will be able to enjoy a majestic landscape, birdwatching, and more.

Canoeing, is an aquatic sport that is practiced on a light boat, the boat is sailed by one, two or four persons (but not three).

Canoeing appears as a consequence of the need, which the man has had from his origins of dominating the water. For it, many former cultures designed simple boats, of peculiar characteristics and great maneuverability, safety and efficiency to sail there where the nature turn out hostile.

The words "piragua" and "canoe" are American terms that belong to the languages arahuacas, used to name to two types of characteristic boats of the taína culture.

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