As we stepped into the cool of the jungle, the thick foliage blocking out penetrating sunlight and the outside world, our host casually picked a leaf off a tree and consumed it without missing a beat. He chewed on the impromptu snack while continuing to explain the symbiosis of the ecosystem we currently were engulfed in, pointing out exotic plants and explaining their proliferation over millennia. While most people discuss the origins of their housewares on a tour of their home (Here’s the dining room, we got the centerpiece from IKEA…) Stephen Farrell was shedding light on the botany and biology of his farm. This wasn’t eco-tourism, this was eco-education.
Si usted no lo sabía, el Corredor ecoturístico en la Cordillera Septentrional, no solo es un modelo de desarrollo sostenible, sino una de las primeras opciones para fortalecer el turismo en las regiones del Cibao, Norte y Línea Noroeste, con grandes atractivos. Sigue leyendo