Travel Blogs from Santa Rosa, Bolivia

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In Search Of The Anaconda., Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

In Search Of The Anaconda.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... ;   The 4WD is a beat up Toyota Landcruiser, and we are about to find out why its beat up. The road from Reyes to Santa Rosa in a vehicle with no springs is akin to torture, the road is a shocker and the trip lasted some three hours. We were in ...

3 days in the Bolivian Pampas,, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

3 days in the Bolivian Pampas,

A travel blog entry by claireandross

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Monday 23rd July 2007 - Wednesday 25th July 2007 Our trip into the Bolivian pampas began from Rurrenbaque with a 3 and a half hour jeep ride to a lodge on the side of the River Yacuma.  The lodge really was in the middle of nowhere, and the last ...

Pampas, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

Pampas

A travel blog entry by bigfish.al

No res de ...

If you see a Caiman, just walk slowly...!, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

If you see a Caiman, just walk slowly...!

A travel blog entry by jam10

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... directed towards the car (yes the smashed windscreen car and not a jeep!) and started out on our three hour drive north to Santa Rosa.  We drove down some windy tracks and pulled into someones back garden where the driver hopped out and filled the ...

Pampas Tour, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

Pampas Tour

A travel blog entry by gemma_doogal

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DAY 1 - we arrived at the tour agency office at 8.45 am (as we were told to do) but didn´t actually leave in our jeep until about 10.00 am due to a combination of Bolivian disorganisation and waiting for 2 guys who were to make up the rest of our ...

Wow, just wow, Santa Rosa de Yacuma, Bolivia travel blog

Wow, just wow

A travel blog entry by juliasussams

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... am writing this in Rurrenabaque again - nothing like internet where we´ve just been.  We started with a 3 hour jeep ride to Santa Rosa - a bone juddering, denture loosening ride down a dirt road.  We were lucky - 2 days before it had rained and ...

pampas, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

pampas

A travel blog entry by koyaya

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לרורהנבקה נוסעים בשביל שני דברים, הראשון ...

Qui es menja a qui?, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

Qui es menja a qui?

A travel blog entry by mariet

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Tot al seu degut ...

The Amazonian Savannah, Santa Rosa de Yacuma, Bolivia travel blog

The Amazonian Savannah

A travel blog entry by dbadgery

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... of cattle ranching (very skinny African like cows) and wetlands. Followed by a short boat ride along the Rio Yacuma near Santa Rosa to the lodge within the Yacuma Nature Reserve during which we saw Capybara, enormous herons and some pink river dolphins ...

Dolphins & Monkeys, Santa Rosa De Yacuma, Bolivia travel blog

Dolphins & Monkeys

A travel blog entry by dbadgery

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A morning on the river, firstly with the pink river dolphins watching them play with a football in the middle of the river and then searching for monkeys. Saw lots of very playful small Squirrel monkeys (who climbed all over the boat and play fought with ...

Anaconda Hunting, Santa Rosa de Yucama, Bolivia travel blog

Anaconda Hunting

A travel blog entry by dbadgery

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Thunderstorm and rain during the night which set off the Howler monkeys, making lots of noise near dawn. An early morning in order to go looking for Anacondas in the flooded Savannah and on the way in the boat we saw lots of big gray and white ...

Las Pampas, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

Las Pampas

A travel blog entry by pumptronics

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... 3 days in the jungle. In the morning we trooped to the tour operator at 08:30. There was always a problem….this was Bolivia after all. The military had declared the river that ran through the town to be unsafe. We assume this was the Bolivian Navy ...

Alligatoren und Piranhas, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

Alligatoren und Piranhas

A travel blog entry by oberanja

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... sind sie binnen Sekunden da.... Der Grund für die Abwesenheit der Piranhas ist zu unserer Freude schnell gefunden: es tauchen ein paar Rosa-Flussdelfine auf und wie uns erklärt wurde, sind diese die wahren Herrscher der Flüsse und wo sie sich aufhalten ...

Von Faultieren und Kapuzineraffen, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

Von Faultieren und Kapuzineraffen

A travel blog entry by oberanja

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... , ich werde alt. Wir halten einmal kurz, weil Taz in einem Baum ein Faultier entdeckt hat, dann erst wieder in Santa Rosa wo wir die Nationalparkgebühr entrichten und zum Mittag einkehren. Einer unserer polnischen Begleiter hat sich zudem die Freiheit ...

sam, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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An early start on a Sunday so no chance of a decent coffee or breakfast though did pick up a slab of rather good banana bread that got me going. Was a 11 of us, split into 2 groups for the tour and thankfully was a really good split - I was with the more ...

sam, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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Had negotiated a private cabin but no such thing as 4 cabins to one building and open from 2/3 up! The birds who were nesting in the roof and the bats were moving around up there all night, squeaking and cheeping, but as ever, the humans were the problem ...

Along the river on a Dugout Canoe, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

Along the river on a Dugout Canoe

A travel blog entry by dharms_swita

... guy from Last of the Mohicans, Mogwuy i think his name was.)  We then got into an ancient LandCruiser and made our way to Santa Rosa deep in the Pampas, a distance of only 70km from Rurre but it took about 3 hours as the road was terrible. On the ...

day 113: pampa day one, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

day 113: pampa day one

A travel blog entry by ursburs

We are the only passengers in our tour. A driver, a guide and a chef just for us! What a luxury! Well the driver left us after the tiring 3 hours ride along a bumpy dirt road. We continued in a motorized canoe up the Yacuma river. We had been told, that ...

day 114: pampa day two, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

day 114: pampa day two

A travel blog entry by ursburs

It's supposed to be the dry season, but it has been raining all night. Not enough for the anaconda though - we had been warned that we might not see any - and Rony our guide decided to give it another day and go piranya fishing instead. What we ...

Jungle, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

Jungle

A travel blog entry by shlateinamerika

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To the jungle, the Bolivian jungle, the Sivis went today… awingdoweb awingdoweb … =) Früh morgens nach der Horrorbusfahrt erreichten wir Rurrenabaque, von wo wir nach weiteren 3 Stunden Geländewagen mit Reifenpanne die Pampa erreichten. Wir ...

Las Pampas., Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

Las Pampas.

A travel blog entry by vogels-viajando

It rained the whole day, when we travelled from the jungle to the pampas. The mud-sliding Jeep-Tour was adventurous and we were glad not to try it by motor bike. The next two days we mainly experienced the pampas along the river and saw lots of wild ...

Pink river dolphins and anacondas, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

Pink river dolphins and anacondas

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005

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... and once the bags were badly covered and tied to the roof, we set off on another dusty and bumpy road for three hours. We hit Santa Rosa around midday and had lunch, which wasn't amazing but was better than a kick in the nuts.  After the food, we ...

Day 94 -95 of 126 - Day 3 on the Pampas, Santa Rosa Bolivia, Bolivia travel blog

Day 94 -95 of 126 - Day 3 on the Pampas

A travel blog entry by mmlivelife2011

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ay 94-95 Santa Rosa - Rurrenabaque; Pamapas Tour Day 111 -  Our last day on the Pampas tour and last excursion.  After breakfast, we headed out piranna fishing.  We all had lines with hooks and cups with chunks of meat to put on the hooks. ...

La Pampas, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

La Pampas

A travel blog entry by matb

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... pieds de moi!), de parcourir les Pampas de nuit, de jour, et même très tôt le matin question d'admirer le ciel ros'' au soleil levant. Il y beaucoup à dire sur cette aventure dans les Pampas, mais les photos seront je crois beaucoup plus ...

In the jungle, the mighty jungle!, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

In the jungle, the mighty jungle!

A travel blog entry by lucylambo

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... and chips for dinners. We had become all skinny from the Brazilian starvation diet, but it´s all change now we´re in Bolivia! We went over to a little bar on stilts with some others from different tour groups and watched the beautiful sunset over the ...

Pampas Swamp, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

Pampas Swamp

A travel blog entry by dharms_swita

Our cook made us a nice breakfast and we headed off with Marcelo on a three hour hike through the pampas swamp to look for the world’s biggest snake (by weight) – the mighty Anaconda. Marcelo told us that just 5 days ago he saw the biggest ...

Back to Rurrenabaque, Santa Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

Back to Rurrenabaque

A travel blog entry by dharms_swita

At 5am there was the option to go out on another boat trip with the guide to her the dawn chorus of the birds and to spot more animals but we were tired so we gave it a miss and had a nice lie in. When we woke up he also gave us the option of trying to ...

Day 93 of 126 - Day 2 on the Pampas, Santa Rosa Bolivia, Bolivia travel blog

Day 93 of 126 - Day 2 on the Pampas

A travel blog entry by mmlivelife2011

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Day 93 Santa Rosa - Pampas Tour Day 2 - This was our one full day in the Pampas.  Absolutely glorious weather.  Sunny, hot, dry.  It rained for a week before our tour and rained right after, but was dry for the 3 days of our tour. ...

Day 92 of 126 - Day 1 in the Pampas, Santa Rosa Bolivia, Bolivia travel blog

Day 92 of 126 - Day 1 in the Pampas

A travel blog entry by mmlivelife2011

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Day 92 - Rurrenabaque to Santa Rosa - At 9 AM we met at Fluvial tours on the main street of Rurrenabaque and seven of us were herded into a 4x4 with a driver for a 3 and a half hour drive over the worst roads imaginable.  Rain had dominated the last ...

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