Travel Blogs from Rurrenabaque, Bolivia

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Eaten by piranhas, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Eaten by piranhas

A travel blog entry by spikidle

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Today we returned from our three day adventure in the Amazon jungle after completing what is commonly known as the "Pampas tour" and seeing lots of amazing wild life and even going swimming with Piranhas. Before I go any further I may have you confused ...

Amazonian  adventures, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Amazonian adventures

A travel blog entry by roryd

... man - I'd like to see a Bus Eireann driver manage it! After that, we somehow slid and skidded our way back to Rurrenabaque where, susprise, surprise, all the flights were cancelled, meaning that I had to take the god-damn hell bus again.  Only ...

The Pampas, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

The Pampas

A travel blog entry by tilazway

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... And no one is exactly sure why, but after that ride his chest hurt and it was hard for him to swallow. And we finally got to Rurrenabaque the next morning, after an 18 hour ride. We got to our hostel which had hammocks and a five bed dorm that fit us all ...

La Paz to the jungle, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz to the jungle

A travel blog entry by ambermcd

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... vegetation in the early hours of the am to wee in the road, wish I had had my she-wee to hand! Arrived in Rurrenabaque and got a motorbike taxi, complete with fully loaded 20kg bakcpack to the hostel, that was fun, no requirement for helmets here which ...

Into the jungle..., Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Into the jungle...

A travel blog entry by oliverpj

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After Death Road, I decided to do the Pampas (Amazon lowlands) tour in Rurrenabaque which is in the north of Bolivia. I flew out on a tiny plane carrying 15 people from La Paz airport on Thursday afternoon and touched down on a dirt runway in the middle ...

The Princess Bride: Fact or Fiction? , Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

The Princess Bride: Fact or Fiction?

A travel blog entry by emza

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... while, and especially the last 72 hours, which I´ll get to later. From La Paz, we took a 20 hour bus ride to Rurrenabaque, which was not nearly as bad as I was expecting.  Beatuiful scenery, as we started in the altiplano and descended down down ...

Amazon Jungle, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Amazon Jungle

A travel blog entry by milray

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Jungle rain. Lots of it! 2 hours down river in an open sided boat and we were completely drenched. Completely. We got to camp, stretched tarpaulin the only protection over the bamboo beds and eating area. Hannah, wet and miserable, headed back down ...

Amazonia, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Amazonia

A travel blog entry by allgoingsouth

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Having survived the worlds most dangerous road we ended up in the worlds most dangerous taxi where Brenda spent a lot of time with her hands over her eyes and Niall may have shouted and cursed at the idiot driver as he skidded over a loose surface with ...

Rurrenabaque, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Rurrenabaque

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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Dropped off really quickly, but unfortunately woken by drunk guide (other group's) motoring back from the pub, then bouncing noisily off all the walls, before crashing in an adjacent room and farting about, literally.   He woke up a couple of hours ...

Rurrenabaque, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Rurrenabaque

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

Usual inconsiderate people making noise early, vomiting drunks and staff raking leaves at 7am, so impossible to have a lie-in, yet again.   Included breakfast was OK and wifi not too bad, for here. Bought lunch at the French bakery and finally found ...

freaky scary bus ride, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

freaky scary bus ride

A travel blog entry by liamdanni

... side the vegetation gradually went from nothing to scrub to trees then to palms and ferns and jungle, banana trees.  apparently rurrenabaque is a t altitude of 250m above sea level...    la paz is 3,800m or something?  so we ...

Jungle and Pampas, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Jungle and Pampas

A travel blog entry by conorsheedy

... of Rurre was also flooded as was our hostel. First Photo posted by conor at 7:28 AM 0 comments   Rurre 15th Jan. Rurrenabaque. Rurre as the locals call it has the real feeling of an outpost of civilisation in the rain forest. It is ...

Machetes, campfires, sunsets and Ceibo..., Puerto de Tumupasa, Bolivia travel blog

Machetes, campfires, sunsets and Ceibo...

A travel blog entry by hannah_rollings

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... , but that she later found out to be salmonella... nasty! I was to meet up with Jessie the following day back in Rurrenabaque. During my final day I went into the forest with Vanessa (Aussie park manager) to clear one of the puma trails with machetes. You ...

Welcome to the Jungle... Just about, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Welcome to the Jungle... Just about

A travel blog entry by razza

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... more dramas though apart from flying extremley close to the snow capped Andes mountains and thankfully we arrived in very hot, very humid Rurrenabaque in one piece. All of the shenanigans on the plane though had meant that our time to sort out a hostel ...

The Jungle Warrior, Iturralde, Bolivia travel blog

The Jungle Warrior

A travel blog entry by lisasadventures

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... stories. Sam and I had come up to the Bolivian Amazon to try to get a feeling for the wildness of the place. In Rurrenabaque (the tourist town from which almost all jungle tours begin and end) the choice of tour is endless. The streets are cluttered with ...

Jungle Love, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Jungle Love

A travel blog entry by texasnomads

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... but that night I woke up to the loudest thunder I'd ever heard in my life, and knew I wasn't going anywhere.  The Rurrenabaque airport is unpaved - is in fact a giant grassy field - and flights are notoriously cancelled due to the large oversight on ...

And we are done., Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

And we are done.

A travel blog entry by dosweeks

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Again up at 06:30 and today it is raining. We have a 7am breakfast for an 8am start with gumboots on to look for anacondas.  Ai has had a puppy left in front of her room overnight.  It is tiny and must be about a week old, its little eyes are ...

Jungle  Fever, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Jungle Fever

A travel blog entry by kezandstevie

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... and London.  The bus took 36 hours. 36 hours. Anyway, we finally arrived in the beautiful, riverside jungle town of Rurrenabaque, spent a night in a comfortable hotel and then made our way to the animal refuge park, an hour or so outside of town. ...

Amazon Jungle Trip, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Amazon Jungle Trip

A travel blog entry by livetheworld

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... get to the Amazon, we took a terrifying flight on an ancient 12-seater plane flown by a dodgy-looking Bolivian. In Rurrenabaque, we were met by our guide, Henry who took us to our boat on Rio Beni. It took four hours to reach our ...

Anacondas, pirahnnas and pink dolphins galore., Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Anacondas, pirahnnas and pink dolphins galore.

A travel blog entry by sebweston

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... and stop at nothing till they've sucked you dry. The bastards! Not that I have anything against them of course. We flew to Rurrenabaque (a small town that acts as the starting point for for a lot of Bolivian wildnerness tours) on the morning of the 9th ...

A Walk on the Wild Side, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

A Walk on the Wild Side

A travel blog entry by andyandott

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... . We made the 45 minute walk to the river Beni where our boat taxi was waiting for us. It was then another 2.5 hours to Rurrenabaque. Ate a ridiculously unessecary big tea in one of the many nondescript tourist restaurants in Rurrenabaque and went to bed. ...

Final days in Rurrenabaque, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Final days in Rurrenabaque

A travel blog entry by bruceandneva

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In this last week of teaching, we are trying to find ways to say goodbye to our colleagues, students and other friends. This has been a wonderful experience. Wednesday night we took our home stay host, Gabriella to a restaurant for dinner. We would ...

Jungle part 2, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Jungle part 2

A travel blog entry by earthenmi

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Breakfast was at 7.30 and we nearly didn't hear the alarm due to our insect noise induced deep sleep. We slid out of the mozzie net carefully so as not to untuck it too much and felt a bit exposed changing in this half open cabin. I dismissed the feeling ...

Jungle part 3, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Jungle part 3

A travel blog entry by earthenmi

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... last swing in the hammock before saying goodbye to the staff and Kylie then getting on the boat again to head down river back to Rurrenabaque. Downstream the journey was just 90mins and we saw just a few birds now able to identity some of them ...

Amazon, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Amazon

A travel blog entry by fredtheleg

Gdhh ...

Bus or plane into the Jungle?  (Death Road), Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Bus or plane into the Jungle? (Death Road)

A travel blog entry by angelontheroad

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... in a boat either... Therefore I looked into flights and finally bought myself a one way ticket into the jungle (La Paz to Rurrenabaque, 50 US$). I chose to fly with TAM, a small airline with good reputation. TAM, Bolivian Military Airline, is the civilian ...

Mit dem Boot durch das Amazonasgebiet, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Mit dem Boot durch das Amazonasgebiet

A travel blog entry by giniundfabi

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... Brüllaffen vorbei. Doch dazu später mehr. Aus La Paz flogen Gina und ich vom Militärflughafen nach Rurrenabaque, Boliviens Tor zum Dschungel. Da wir bereits Erfahrungen mit den Regenwäldern Thailands, Australiens und besonders intensiv Kambodschas ...

Snakes on a plane, or not, Rurrenbeque, Bolivia travel blog

Snakes on a plane, or not

A travel blog entry by mariborkev

I slept no bother in the dorm although it was quite sticky heat wise. It is a lot warmer in the Jungle compared to La Paz and as it is only 200 metres above sea level rather than the 3,800 of La Pa it is a lot easier to breathe. I only woke up to hear ...

Rurrenabaque, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Rurrenabaque

A travel blog entry by kizzamimi

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... nbsp;... je vous laisse aprecier les photos Prochain arret : Puno et son Lac Titicaca A bientot ! Hello !  We just arrived in Rurrenabaque ! for a jungle trip.  We decided to spend 3 days in the pampas and 3 days in the jungle.  In our ...

Welcome to the Jungle, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Welcome to the Jungle

A travel blog entry by laura_and_james

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... was fun... but wet! And we were glad to get back on a proper river boat for the rest of the journey back to Rurrenabaque town.     After a fun evening back in the town we headed off early the next morning to the Pampass National park.  The ...

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