Travel Blogs from Lago Agrio, Ecuador

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Spanish lessons English football Ecuadorian baths, Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Spanish lessons English football Ecuadorian baths

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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... for a 3 hour long soak the next morning. Feeling clean and ready we took a 6 hour bus to the oil town Lago Agrio. Along the journey we witnessed several incidents of near suicide. Of course like most under developed countrys the drivers are totally ...

Dschungeltrip, Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Dschungeltrip

A travel blog entry by senderjung

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Von Quito aus ging es mit dem Nachtbus nach Lago Agrio (eine Ölstadt im Nordosten Ecuadors). Von dort aus startete meine Dschungeltour. Zunächst ging es mit dem Bus zu einem zwei Stunden entfernten Fluss. Das Tor in den Cuyabeno Nationalpark. Unsere ...

"Next time you come to make the jungle babies?"

A travel blog entry by elmani

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... ' was definitely made up for by our visit to the jungle. An absolute, unchallenged, highlight of the trip. Another night bus journey to Lago Agrio, brought us to the edge of Ecuador´s Orient. From there we jumped into a canoe and travelled 2 and a half ...

Quito to Lago Agrio, Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Quito to Lago Agrio

A travel blog entry by bradandsandi

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... roads I have ever been on.  I love the Andes.  There were 200 meter water falls and steep cliffs all around. Lago Agrio is a seedy town about 30 km from Columbia.  The town is bustling with dirt streets and brick sidewalks.  Hotel ...

In the Amazon-Jungle, Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

In the Amazon-Jungle

A travel blog entry by barbieandken

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Bus ride from hell and the Amazing Amazon , Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Bus ride from hell and the Amazing Amazon

A travel blog entry by sophieolive

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Just arrive back in Quito after 4 days in the Amazon. It was truely amazing...once I recovered from the most horrific bus ride ever. The bus bus was due to leave Quito at 9.30pm to drive through the night...I arrived at the bus station in a state of ...

Cuyabeno Reserve, Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Cuyabeno Reserve

A travel blog entry by bradandsandi

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I just spent 6 days in the Amazon basin in the Cuyabeno Reserve.  The jungle is fantastic.  I saw toucans, kingfishers, fresh water dolphins, caimans, an 8 meter anaconda, tapirs, spiders, lots of monkeys.  I caught a large pirhana.  ...

Pancho - the house monkey... (Anders), Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Pancho - the house monkey... (Anders)

A travel blog entry by kerryanders

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Our jungle lodge had a cute little house monkey, Pancho...   He quickly earned the nickname 3B due to his preferences: -          Beer -          ...

Medicine and food in the jungle (Kerry), Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Medicine and food in the jungle (Kerry)

A travel blog entry by kerryanders

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Natural medicines and finding food in the jungle. Rambo also knew a lot about the medicinal use of plants and this may be one of the things that helps to save the Amazon from deforestation and oil.  There is a "ruby poison dart frog" that can be ...

Always respect the river (Anders), Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Always respect the river (Anders)

A travel blog entry by kerryanders

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The trip to the jungle lodge consisted of a three hour drive from Lago Agrio to a bridge... then a two hour canoe ride on the river system of the Amazonas...   The river systems look very confusing and complicated for the average visitor - ...

The wealthiest people in the world? (Anders), Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

The wealthiest people in the world? (Anders)

A travel blog entry by kerryanders

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We visited a little village in the jungle today.   These people seem to have everything - and yet they own nothing.   I am certain OECD would classify them as living below the powerty line; however they do not miss ...

Into the Amazon, Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Into the Amazon

A travel blog entry by simon.caryn

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... we all climbed out of the bus, standing on the side of the road, freezing our little behinds off. We were heading to a place called Lago Agrio, which should take about 8 hours to get to. From there, we were being picked up at 9:30am and taken to a river, ...

How to make yuca bread (Kerry), Lago agrio, Ecuador travel blog

How to make yuca bread (Kerry)

A travel blog entry by kerryanders

Recipe for Yuca bread Take one massive machete, at least 1/2m long.  Walk into the bush and cut down a tree that looks like a sycamore sapling with red stems using 3 carefully placed swipes of the machete.  Put tree aside.  Pull up the ...

A pragmatic approach to life (Anders), Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

A pragmatic approach to life (Anders)

A travel blog entry by kerryanders

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On our way back from Lago Agrio to Quito our bus got delayed because of a bus accident.   Quite a queue built up rapidly. As you can see on the photo the bus is on its side. First in the queue on either side of the bus are two trucks with ...

Jungle Trip (Kerry), Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Jungle Trip (Kerry)

A travel blog entry by kerryanders

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... and several unfinished concrete buildings, terrible roads and nicely decorated buses that emit an unbelievable amount of fumes.   From Lago Agrio it's 140k and 3 hours by car to the bridge where you get picked up by a motorized canoe for 2 more ...

It is indeed a small world (Anders), Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

It is indeed a small world (Anders)

A travel blog entry by kerryanders

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You travel from Australia to Quito, then you jump on a flight to Lago Agrio, and from there you spend three hours in a car and two hours on a canoe to get into the jungle... and then you run in to Lene, who knows Arne's sister in Greenland... Go ...

La Amazonia, Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

La Amazonia

A travel blog entry by jeboa

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The amazon, a place full of surprise and beauty, danger and fun, lots of rain and forest!!! Difficult to describe it with words, the animals I saw, the scenerys, the locals i met and finally the camp i stayed in!!! I cant say anything but ...

River dolphins, Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

River dolphins

A travel blog entry by brabzzz

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... -transport for 4 days. Not cheap, but this kind of thing never is. The transport involved an 8 hour night bus NE from Quito to Lago Agrio (a small oil town near the Colombian border), a 2 hour ride in the back of a pick-up along dirt roads to the furthest ...

Jungle Stuff, Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Jungle Stuff

A travel blog entry by annamund

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... the park fees at a concrete building by a bridge, where other backpackers are anxiously awaiting the van to connect to flights from Lago Agrio. A few minutes later we're skimming along a waterway in a long, narrow wooden boat. The river ...

Close to the jungle, Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Close to the jungle

A travel blog entry by intheworld

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Day 262 - 265: Kory's mother has some days off and decided to visit her other son in Lago Agrio, in the North of Ecuador, very close to the Columbian border. Kory hasn’t seen his brother for the longest time either, so we joined. The bus left shell ...

Deep in the Jungle, Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Deep in the Jungle

A travel blog entry by richardvanleeuw

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We taxied to the airport and caught a one hour Tame flight to Lago Agrio, a town east of Quito. It was easier than using the bus which would have been an overnight journey. We then spent two hours on the bus with about 20 other people to "the bridge". ...

Amazon Basin, Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Amazon Basin

A travel blog entry by barrysarah

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After a terribly sticky and uncomfortable 8hour bus ride we arrived in Lago Agrio around dawn. We made our way to the meeting point at the Imperial Hotel (sounds fancier than it is!) where we had a free breakfast and met Jairo our jungle guide. There was ...

Teasing the Piranhas, Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Teasing the Piranhas

A travel blog entry by richardvanleeuw

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Jan 12 The food at Jamu Lodge in the Amazon was good, especially considering the remoteness. Breakfast consisted of empanadas, an omelette and delicious fresh juice shakes. A good breakfast to start off a good day. The day's itinerary was to ...

Pubquiz Jo en Marthe in de jungle (doe mee en win), Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Pubquiz Jo en Marthe in de jungle (doe mee en win)

A travel blog entry by martheenjo

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Is wel lekker voor jullie om op je luie donder over onze avonturen te lezen, maar het wordt tijd voor wat interactie. Dus test je kennis over ons, wildlife en het leven in de jungle door je antwoord onder  ´Comments´ te plaatsen; met ...

Gateway to the jungle, Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Gateway to the jungle

A travel blog entry by povoandrach

The bus ride climbed higher into the mountains and then wound its way down into the Amazon Basin, there were more than a few hairy corners and bridges. On arriving in the oil town we caught a taxi to our hotel. Except that the driver had no idea where it ...

The Jungle, Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

The Jungle

A travel blog entry by lornamaskell

... and a ham sandwich for a 30 min flight... suck on that air new zealand! Flew over beautiful rainforrest and a glacier. Arrived in Lago Agria airport, I say airport but I mean runway with pile of rubble next to it. Then toomk a 2 hour bus ride which ...

Jungle adventures, Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Jungle adventures

A travel blog entry by mgarvey65

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... journey into the jungle was long, but as always...an adventure. We found ourselves a little bit behind schedule as we disembarked from Lago Agrio and down the river to our camp. As darkness settled on us 3 hours into our river boat fantasy, our dugout ...

I wanna aligator, Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

I wanna aligator

A travel blog entry by nickmask

We woke up very early again before breakfast and went out in the boat to see animals. We ended up seeing some more wooly monkeys and squerral monkeys as well as some dolphines, which we also sore the day before. They are pink, such a strange thing seeing ...

Rubble..., Lago Agrio, Ecuador travel blog

Rubble...

A travel blog entry by kaliaustin

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Amazonas, Amazon Ecuador, Ecuador travel blog

Amazonas

A travel blog entry by katifromberlin

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... von den Bussen in Kolumbien wirklich verwöhnt, da gibt's regelmäßige Toilettenpausen und 30minütige Pausen zum Mittagessen, in Ecuador Fehlanzeige. Nach ein paar Stunden Fahrt muss ich mal wirklich dringend, die Toilette an Board geht nicht. Ich sage ...

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