Meet the Team

Tropical Tree Climbing Crew

Estrela| Lodging Manager



Lucia | Local Cook

Specialist in indigenous and traditional foods of Amazon.


Raimundo | Jungle Guide



Francisco | Support Services



Leonide Principe (Leo)

Co-Founder | Executive Director. Leo is a nature lover was born in Les Bains, France. He found himself in the Amazon circled the globe several time before discovering the forest with his camera.

Vanessa Marino

Co-Founder | General Manager. Vanessa was born in Caracas, Venezuela, and early in her life, settled in Amazon, Brazil. She began her professional life at 17, as a graphic designer and addition to her university study, she spent several years learning environmental education and sustainable tourism development.

The Mosquiteers

Kena Principe

Geo Principe

Kinan Principe