Watch the video of our rappelling adventure!
Támesis' central plaza.
The waterfall Marcela and Ashley were to conquer
Támesis town streets
Eco Cartama's equipment closet
A healthy pre-rappelling breakfast
Fresh papaya. Yum!
They've got their harnesses, Marcela and Ashley are ready to go!
About to leave the paved streets for the 1,000 year old road to the waterfall
View of Támesis
Leg one of the climb
Getting closer to the fall
The mighty waterfall
Támesis from the top of the hike
Before their descent
A little scary being on the edge without ropes!
It's go time!
It's a tight squeeze at the start
No turning back now...
Oops! Marcela's leg slipped into a hole!
Talk about a Kodak moment! Marcela's hoping Ashley doesn't fall!
Ashley and Marcela making their way down the waterfall. This was Ashley's first time rappelling, not to mention first time rappelling down a waterfall!
The next time they go rappelling, they can start from the top of the waterfall!
Down the waterfall in one piece, Marcela and Ashley are ready to change into warm clothes!
Have you ever seen such a colorful grasshopper?
WIth their fearless (camera-shy) guide, Rodrigo, Ashley and Marcela are successful waterfall rappellers!
The guide explains the meaning of this petroglyph.
This talking parrot answers to his name.
Ashley and Marcela recover from their day's adventure with a "plato del dia."