Web is an upcoming full-length documentary directed by Michael Kleiman, a young and talented filmmaker from New York, who embarked on a personal journey to capture the moment when a group of children in a remote corner of Peru’s Amazon jungle interact with the Internet for the first time.
Interview with Jeff Cremer
An update to the Feb. 13, 2011, post about unregulated gold exploitation contaminating and destroying huge swaths of Peru’s mega-diverse southern Amazon jungle:
My friend Barbara Fraser, one of the leading environmental reporters in Peru, published a story today in The Daily Climate describing how accelerated gold exploitation is eating away at the jungle department of Madre de Dios like a cancer.
Lounge by the semi-Olympic sized pool surrounded by idyllic red-tile roofed cabins. The setting is Peru’s northern cloud forest. Explore 51 acres of Puerto Palmeras’ lush green grounds over bike trails or on horseback. Play pool, tennis, basketball or volleyball. Take a day trip with your English-speaking guide to the magnificent Ahuashiyaku waterfall. This is one jungle destination designed for relaxation.