a field guide to the planet - by Damon Ramsey
This is the technical term for the tropical rainforest or 'jungle'. The rainforests of tropical South and Central America are the most species diverse ecosystems in the world.
A view from the cloud forest looking down into the rainforest of the mountains and valleys, on the Manu road from the top of the Andes down to the Amazon river.
The higher altitude rainforest has a lot of lichens and moss covering the trees.
Diaethria, 'Eighty-eight Butterfly’ (Manu road, Peru).
Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? The first expedition I am booked to work on after the virus is New Guinea & Indonesia in 2021 with Silversea.