Travel Blogs from Rurrenabaque, Bolivia

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The Pampas, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

The Pampas

A travel blog entry by tom_and_cat

... essentially a tube with propellers attached, we touched down on the grassy airstrip to the smallest airport we'd ever seen in Rurrenabaque. Setting off in a cramped and hot jeep we took an increasingly dilapidated road for three hours (plus time to change ...

Flying To Rurre, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Flying To Rurre

A travel blog entry by andiegriffiths

Heading to Rurrenabaque produced a lot of sweat! Post Halloween and Davina was a zombie so the morning of our afternoon flight went passed in a daze for her with me whizzing through town trying to pick up bits and bobs for when I volunteer. I ordered a ...

Rurrenabaque, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Rurrenabaque

A travel blog entry by helenandjohn

Rurrenabaque ...

fun in Rurre, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

fun in Rurre

A travel blog entry by hilla

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טיול הג'ונגלים שלנו היה מעולה, והפמפס אפילו ...

Nov 17, 2010, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Nov 17, 2010

A travel blog entry by flicandmark

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Where the wild things are, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Where the wild things are

A travel blog entry by ajfraser

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... of information was enough to speed our return back to camp, and later to the less hostile terrain in the town of Rurrenabaque.     For a simple snowboard bum like myself, this experience was nothing short of eye-opening.  As much as I ...

Pampas Excursion with Mashequipe  EcoTours, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Pampas Excursion with Mashequipe EcoTours

A travel blog entry by bruceandneva

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... by the others. Even Sandi joined us, insisting on a picture because she never swims in Canada and here she was swimming in Bolivia! We then prepared for a trip to a lake called Laguna Barraba. We had to drive to this lagoon. This meant a trip ...

Death Road, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Death Road

A travel blog entry by shlateinamerika

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... einmal in einen Dschungel verwandelt: Bananen, Palmen und unzählige, dichte Bäume und Pflanzen waren am Rand der Straße zu sehen… Wir befanden uns auf dem Weg nach „Rurrenabaque", von wo man in den Dschungel und in die Pampa ...

Day two in the jungle the mighty jungle!, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Day two in the jungle the mighty jungle!

A travel blog entry by lizzie_85

I woke up around 7am this morning and decided to make a dash for the muy frio showers before everyone else! I worked out my strategy and headed to get clean! They were surprisingly ok and what better way to wake you up in the morning than a cold shower! ...

In the jungle the mighty jungle..., Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

In the jungle the mighty jungle...

A travel blog entry by lizzie_85

... down Beni river and dropped a women home that was armed with shopping bags... I'm guessing she'd done her weekly shop in Rurrenabaque! We then delivered a bag to the driver's amigo and headed onto ?queeche river... We saw turtles, a ?capyburrow... The ...

Pampas Tour Day 3, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Pampas Tour Day 3

A travel blog entry by lizzie_85

... reappearing again after the thunder and lightening started! We all headed into the jeep for our bumpy journey back to Rurrenabaque with the tunes blasting... Classics from N'Sync, Toni Braxton and Belinda Carlisle! We arrived back at Rurrenabaque three ...

Pampas Tour Day 2, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Pampas Tour Day 2

A travel blog entry by lizzie_85

This morning I got rudely awakened by some howler monkeys at 6am!! I initially thought it might be alligators fighting, but was later informed by our guide that it was monkeys! They were definitely letting the whole of the amazon know they were awake! ...

Pampas Tour Day 1, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Pampas Tour Day 1

A travel blog entry by lizzie_85

This morning we headed to Dolphin Tours to start our pampas tour. We met an Australian couple from Sydney called Crystal and Steve and a girl from Canada called Delphin and a girl from France called Audrey. We headed off in our 4x4 for our bumpy three ...

Pampas with Eliza Thornberry, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Pampas with Eliza Thornberry

A travel blog entry by cbcs

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We left La Paz on Wednesday morning and set off in a tiny tin can plane to Rurrenabaque to begin our Pampas tour!  When we stepped off the plane at Rurre, onto the runway (a field) we could not believe how hot it was and were very relieved to check ...

Arriving back at Rurrenebaque, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Arriving back at Rurrenebaque

A travel blog entry by wolters

Waking up at 8 am to get breakfast. No cockroaches in the bed, lovely. The breakfast was amazing as usual and a short break was needed before we went on our morning tour. Carlos lead the way and talked a lot about the trees and we saw a tucan. Suddenly ...

Into the jungle!, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Into the jungle!

A travel blog entry by rantbywoodies

... and dancing.. It was awesome!! The only downside is that somewhere along the line my iPod got stolen... As soon as we arrived in Rurrenabaque, I went to the police to report it, who in turn asked me for 100 (10 pounds) Bolivianos to give me the report.. ...

Top 5 worst bus journeys....., Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Top 5 worst bus journeys.....

A travel blog entry by jon.louisa

15 hours to cover 200km on a dusty dirty road, bus was quite good, apart from the fact we were 20m behind the back ...

Rurrenabaque, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Rurrenabaque

A travel blog entry by chadsudamerica

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We hopped onto a tiny 20 seater plane (it just bounces along the clouds!) in La Paz to head up to the Amazon basin for a pampas tour to see some wildlife. After landing we're driven up to the river where we met our guide and jump onto a little motorboat. ...

Amazon jungle trek - Bolivia, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Amazon jungle trek - Bolivia

A travel blog entry by phil-marie2010

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... We arrived in Rurrenabaque at 7am and had time to have breakfast before our trip to the Madidi National Park. Rurrenabaque which is a small town in the north of Bolivia, lies on the Beni River. Madidi is a national park in the upper Amazon River basin in ...

Tropical Bolivia, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Tropical Bolivia

A travel blog entry by chris.lizzy

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Despite just 45 minutes by plane we have been transferred to a different world from the hustle and bustle of La Paz. We are in Rurrenabaque on the River Beni in the Amazon Basin where our pampas and jungle tour will start. It is very hot and humid and ...

Long time no hear, Cocacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Long time no hear

A travel blog entry by mshields

Some things to remember if coming to Bolivia.  Deffinatley go to the Pamapas... expect at least something to get stolen (hopefully not your camera, like me), Possibly some food poisoning, and country that is full of ...

Into the pampas on a dugout canoe, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Into the pampas on a dugout canoe

A travel blog entry by erinc

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To see the rainforest, we opted to fly to the jungle town of Rurrenabaque. The 55 min flight was a surprisingly inexpensive and attractive alternative to the 18 hour (and sometimes 3 day) bus ride along a rutted dirt track. Unfortunately, our original ...

Mosquito Masacre, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Mosquito Masacre

A travel blog entry by foggie

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My next adventure took me to the pampas. In the Amazon, its hot and humid and mosquitoes rule. But the opportunity to see some caymans made it seem worth it. The flights were good fun, no real rules it was like getting on a bus. Some great views as you ...

Swimming with piranhas and crocodiles, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Swimming with piranhas and crocodiles

A travel blog entry by svenhermans

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3 Dagen de pampas bezoeken, had ik nog niet gedaan en vanuit La Paz is een goeie verbinding naar Rurrenabaque, dus nam ik de eerste vlucht van 6u15 met een klein vliegtuigje (gewoon een buis met vleugels en 2 rijen van 8 passagiers). Bangelijk ...

Rurrenabaque, the Pampas and the Jungle, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Rurrenabaque, the Pampas and the Jungle

A travel blog entry by chamblet

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From Le Paz we flew North for 1hr to Rurrenabaque, on a 20 seater plane (see photo), was actually ok but strange as flew out from a military airport. We arrived and it was boiling, the airport was tiny with a thatched roof, outside toilet and the bags ...

Welcome To The Jungle, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Welcome To The Jungle

A travel blog entry by worldwideeyed

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... down, chatting to John and Robyn and enjoying the last of our jungle experience. Next morning we headed back down the river to Rurrenabaque which was in the midst of a festival market day.  We passed guys who had had better luck than us and were ...

Jungle Tour, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Jungle Tour

A travel blog entry by brizi

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One night back in Rurrenabaque (and a rather big night at that, thanks to the interesting local cocktails, happy hour and free caphiranas at the Mosquito Bar!) and we were off to the Jungle. The mighty Amazon jungle! This was only a 3hr boat ride from ...

Hallowean- you couldn´t script it, San Rosa, Bolivia travel blog

Hallowean- you couldn´t script it

A travel blog entry by escapingthenhs

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... jail. We wondered what this was due to- he is blamed for a massacre. Now I don´t want to be quoted on this because there maybe some details lost in translation, but if this is true it is a crying shame.- Bolivia is a stunning country with lovely people. ...

The little river town, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

The little river town

A travel blog entry by spikidle

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... going to include this one post in one of those decided it deserved its own - although it should be a short one. Overview: Rurrenabaque, or Rurre as its commonly known, is the little town where you access the Amazon Jungle and do the respective pampas ...

Me and my alligator, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Me and my alligator

A travel blog entry by bencameron

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Instead taking a 20 hour ride on another crappy Bolivian bus, we flew 45 minutes to Rurrenabaque followed by a 3 hour jeep and 3 hour boat ride. Along the river we saw various birds and monkeys before arriving at our lodge right beside the water. The ...

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