2011 International Year of Forests – ‘undergrowth’ and ‘canopy’

When you travel to Latin America or the Caribbean as a tourist, almost everywhere you’ll get offers for a tour with the charming title “Canopy Tour”. Costa Rica as well Suriname, Puerto Rico, and a whole set of other islands in the Caribbean are known to offer this lucrative activity. When you decide to participate you will be strapped into a kind of harness and hooked up to a so called “zipline” you’ll then ‘fly’ through the treetops of forests, […] Read more »