Travel Blogs from Rurrenabaque, Bolivia

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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 ...

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 ...

Jungle/Pampas Day 3 - Parrots and River Rafting, Iturralde, Bolivia travel blog

Jungle/Pampas Day 3 - Parrots and River Rafting

A travel blog entry by sebpont

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We woke up to breakfast already cooked over the fire, it was very tasty.This morning we went on a walk to see the classic red and blue parrot. We went on a lovely walk through the forest up to a cliff top over looking the rainforest with Andes mountains ...

Jungle/Pampas Day 5 - Last day of The Tour, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Jungle/Pampas Day 5 - Last day of The Tour

A travel blog entry by sebpont

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... our luck fishing for piranhas but didn't have any luck! After our last 3 course lunch we started the long journey back to Rurrenabaque and said goodbye to Dominique. We had a quick pizza for dinner then back to oriental hostel for our last night in the ...

Jungle/Pampas Day 2 - Hiking and Sugar Making, Franz Tamayo, Bolivia travel blog

Jungle/Pampas Day 2 - Hiking and Sugar Making

A travel blog entry by sebpont

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Unfortunately Emily still wasn't feeling well today so we started the day unsure about camping the coming night. In the morning we caught our boat just across Tuichi river to walk to a local indigenous house. It was really quite cold considering we were ...

Jungle/Pampas Day 4 - To the Pampas, Jose Ballivian, Bolivia travel blog

Jungle/Pampas Day 4 - To the Pampas

A travel blog entry by sebpont

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6:30 breakfast ready to leave the lodge at 7:00! Thanks to the river flow it only took us 2 hours to get back to Rurrenabaque and we were leaving in the mini bus by 9:30. The road was a very bumpy dirt road but somehow I still managed to sleep through ...

Ending the Pampas tour, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Ending the Pampas tour

A travel blog entry by wolters

... raining heavily. The only plan we had for today was that we had to fish for piranhas, and else it was just going back to Rurrenabaque. When we were fishing for piranhas, the rain was pouring down. We were told to throw the line at least 3 meters out, but ...

Diving in: humidity and street interviews, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Diving in: humidity and street interviews

A travel blog entry by wileyjennings

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I am writing from Rurrenabaque, Bolivia, a 24 hour bus trip down "Death Road" or a 35 minute shaky flight from La Paz. To my mother´s delight, I opted for the the less spinally detrimental route: by air. The plane must have been spinning its propellers ...

Monkeys and alligators, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Monkeys and alligators

A travel blog entry by sharon1smith

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... we landed in what seemed like the middle of the jungle to the tiniest airport ever. There are two tours you can do in rurrenabaque - the ´Pampas ´which is a boat tour, and the Jungle tour where you hike in the jungle. I'd been advised that the pampas ...

Amazon and all it's creatures, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Amazon and all it's creatures

A travel blog entry by andy-nic

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... 3 times while they worked out why there was too many people on the plane I was in my seat and we set of for Rurrenabaque. A quick 45Min's and we were there. We walked out to completely different weather and scenery, it was crazy. The airport was nothing ...

relaxed....., Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

relaxed.....

A travel blog entry by zigpaz

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... his people... well, i survived the death road....(ok, there are daily buses and probably accidents are rare) arrived in rurrenabaque, a very small town. hot, humid, sympathic, relaxed, lots of little motorbikes, smiling, easy going people, everybody seems ...

I´m a Gringo, get me OUTA HERE!!, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

I´m a Gringo, get me OUTA HERE!!

A travel blog entry by cat_and_jeff

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... . After 2 nights and 3 days in the Madidi Jungle in Bolivia we were ready and happy to jump back on the boat to Rurrenabaque, the local town.  The past couple of nights we lived in a hut in the heart of the jungle with absolutely no electricity ...

Amazon Jungle Adventures, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Amazon Jungle Adventures

A travel blog entry by jayleen

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Hello All! I just got back from my jungle adventure in northern Bolivia called Medidi National Park. We could either have done the ¨jungle tour¨which focused mostly on the trees and other plants while the ¨Pampas Tour¨ was more about the animals. I ...

Jungle time, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Jungle time

A travel blog entry by lizzatwell

Sunday. its the 16th. That means it 8 months anniversary of my travels! We are out fro breakie and somehow end up with a bottle of wine to celebrate, along with an English guy who lives in Chile. As we sat there with our wine we watched the palm Sunday ...

Rurrenabaque... The best bus ride ever...., Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Rurrenabaque... The best bus ride ever....

A travel blog entry by potsyandpoo

Rurrenabaque-Best bus ride ever ...... So we decided to go to the jungle, so we booked a bus. We turned up at the bus station and met Barry, a typical Irish guy, who asked us why we were catching the bus ... It soon became clear. We were driving on the ...

The ants go marching one by one, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

The ants go marching one by one

A travel blog entry by pkgregoire

We started the day going to the travel agents office to start our jungle trip. After meeting there, we walked to the river and got on a boat. The river was flowing so so fast! Once on the boat we learnt that we had to get to the opposite side to check ...

Rurre, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Rurre

A travel blog entry by dan_and_lauren

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... out the Mosquito bar and had dinner at a restaurant down the road called Paititi where I had the best Lomo Saltado I had in Bolivia.  We had a quick drink at our hostel bar before heading to bed. 9th August Our first trip was to the Pampas.  ...

Runnabake or Bust, Runabake, Bolivia travel blog

Runnabake or Bust

A travel blog entry by mshields

Hola amigos and amigas The last time I left you I was in a small town called Gyanay. The bus trip there was kind of crazy. We were told that we could not get a ticket for the early bus and so we had to wait for their latter bus in the baking hot sun, ...

Jungle boogie, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Jungle boogie

A travel blog entry by tomandcatrin

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... palatable.    The following day we said goodbye to the jungle and embarked on our considerably shorter journey downstream to Rurrenabaque for our flight back to La Paz. After a couple of nights in the capital we head to Cochabamba for some ...

The Jungle, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

The Jungle

A travel blog entry by markandsophie

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... the airport building - a tiny tiny shack that looked like it had been constructed many many years ago!! But it was hot - woooo!! Rurrenabaque is a small town but with a lot of bars and restaurants so after putting our stuff down in the hostel it was beer ...

Weekend in Rurre, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Weekend in Rurre

A travel blog entry by bruceandneva

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We found various activities in or near Rurrenabaque in our final weekend. Friday, we enjoyed a late and indulgent breakfast. We were going to rent bikes, but found relaxing out of the 38 C heat to be a good use of time before lunch at our favourite ...

Chalalan and the Tarantula, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Chalalan and the Tarantula

A travel blog entry by thelastword

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Today was the long 5 hour hike. The first hour and a half was uneventful, in fact, we were getting quite bored. But eventually our luck changed as we spotted a tree full of Tucans (yay! At last!) and in the same spot some spider monkeys. We had to go ...

La Paz to the Jungle, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz to the Jungle

A travel blog entry by samborose

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... ! After that 6 hour fiasco we were back on our way and soon after arrived in the quaint jungle town of Rurrenabaque. We spent that day appreciating the tropical climate and beautiful scenery. Although being tropical, this very quickly would change from ...

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 ...

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