Orinoco Delta Lodge
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To get to the Lodge we, that is a Venzuelan with his daughter and her husband, both the later who live in the USA and me, we had to take a boat on one of the hundreds of rivers in the Orinoco delta. Unfortunately, just about 10 minutes into our ride it started to rain but fortunately, we received a huge plastik to cover ourselves. It was …
Delicious is my nickname. Started accidentally by Alex/Alexi/Alexis/Alexia/Alejandro who couldn't pronounce my name and thought it was Deleesh.
Delicious are the popsicles I made from extra concentrated raspberry Tang. I named them after myself, so they are delishsicles. Great as a midnight snack while watching the stars by the river. …
The thing about working at an isolated lodge in the jungle is that there is nothing to do if there aren't any tourists to take care of. Luckily three women from Spain came on Saturday, so I got to go on an all-day expedition. Piranha fishing, then a jungle walk, then a tour of an Indian village.
The jungle walk was fun. We took a canoe …
From the bus in Tucupita, I met Jose (who only speaks Spanish and was floored that I only spoke English), who sent me on an hour long motor boat ride to the lodge. There I met Sina, a girl from germany also doing WorkAway, who showed me the ropes. Mostly I'll be working the bar. There was also a man and a woman and her son (Adam, Liz, and Jessie) …
I arrived at Boca Uracao - it was a Monday afternoon and the port was heaving with people most who were just actually sitting around and looking like they were taking in the atmosphere, pretty much like we were while we waited for our speed boat transportation. For those who are unaware The Orinoco Delta is a series of waterways that weave through …
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With just mesh all around for windows you could see the river and sunrises without leaving the comfort of your bed...which was bliss! Facilities were clean and comfortable and with the local wildlife it made a unique experience.
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