So I bought a piece of rainforest I couldn´t find nor did I know what to do with it. The only logical next step was to get to know it. And I wanted to get to know it well. In order to do that – I was already back in Munich/ Germany at that time […]
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Ownership got a new meaning with Aiko. Since Costa Rican law was quite new to me, I joined up with a friend-of-a-friend local lawyer, half jokingly called Jorgito, to legalize the purchase in Talamanca. I had mentioned that I needed to get the signatures of all neighbors in order to prove the ownership of the […]
So we bought 29ha of rainforest in Talamanca, Costa Rica. Well, technically and legally, I did. First goal reached: The logger is gone. The spray-painted red numbers on the trees only a remnant of the past. Sit back: What happened? Why? I didn´t need any land. And I didn´t really want any land. So why […]
Aiko started with a gut reaction to a crisis. No calculations, no profound studies nor plans. The primary goal was to save the rainforest from being logged – period. This goal has remained the same since 1996. But let me take a step back and tell you the whole story so you can get a […]
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“An experience I will never forget. When I reflect back at my time at Aiko, I can honestly say it was the most adventurous time in my life and I love each and every moment I had there.”
“It is truly a perfect place to completely withdraw from the world”
"Time spent amongst trees is never wasted time."
“Stunningly beautiful undisturbed fauna & flora – and you are right in the middle of it!”
“Schauts aus wie a Besn, is Mimesen, schauts aus wie a Vieh, is Mimikry.”
“The camp is very impressive, natural and from the first time it feels like home.”
“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”
“Great overnight jungle experience. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone who would like to spend some time in the real rain forest.”
“I didn't really know what I really searched, when I visited the rainforest for the first time. But I know what I have found: Myself - nothing more, nothing less.”
“Eye-opening jungle tour…I long to return…The time I spent in the jungle with Aiko-logi-Tours was one of the highlights of my trip.”
"Sustainability, meaning responsible use of all resources, no exploitation nor excessive growth in order to maintain long term ecological and economical well being and fairness for all is the basis of my decision making."
“An awsome time in the jungle!!! Because the tours are always in small groups you have quite good chances to see amazing animals about which the guide has amazing knowledge.”
“Awesome experience. Besides the amazing tours you can have a great time just relaxing at the natural pools and waterfalls.”