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A Day at Sipapu

A Day at Sipapu

The sun rises in heart-breaking pink across the still sheen of the Tambopata river, accompanied by the delightful chorus of over 600 bird species. The chatty Oropendola discuss their daily plans and teach the kids to mimic other birds, while building their signature...
Internet at Sipapu

Internet at Sipapu

Is there internet at Sipapu?  There most certainly is. Thanks to a simple 4G antenna on the roof, we can connect to the nearby Claro mast and get speeds of up to 13Mbps, depending on weather. Sunny, clear days seem to be best, while rainy or humid days are slower. On...
Pandemic Forces Sale

Pandemic Forces Sale

We’re sad to say that, after a long, hard year, with no clear end in sight to the Covid-19 global travel restrictions, we have decided to put Sipapu up for sale.  We’ve worked hard to install sustainable systems, restore chacras, maintain structures,...
Inga

Inga

Sipapu looks to nature for inspiration as we begin our first steps to sustainable food security  The question of how to achieve sustainable farming in the tropics is a huge one,  considering how much deforestation in the Amazon is driven by traditional slash and burn...
Solar Energy

Solar Energy

What if there was an infinite source of power, available for free all day every day?   Save for nighttime, cloudy afternoons and friajes (mini monsoons), the sun is strong in the tropics, delivering a good swathe of its estimated 400 yotta, or 4 to the power of 1026...
Our Kind of Quarantine

Our Kind of Quarantine

Lay the foundations for a sustainable future. We’re a unique project on the Rio Tambopata in Madre de Dios, Peru, collectively owned and run by a dedicated international team. We’re looking for quiet, reliable heroes to boost our pool of Jungle Guardians....