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... down the Amazon. The Fast Boats are more like a combination of a speed boat and a bus. No going outside or lounging in hammocks like on the Slow Boats. You do have a window, bus like seating, and the trip includes food and the river and time fly by. Trade-offs I suppose. We had enough slow days at the retreat.
As a public service I would like to warn others taking this route of a few things. You are going to need some extra soles ...
... of plants is considered the mother of all plants in a littoral way. It has very strong hallucinogenic effects as well as a cleansing effect on the body. It certainly cleansed my body from both ends seemingly purging me of toxins and impurities. Some of the visions whilst they were not as animal centered as I thought, the visions I had were certainly thought provoking. I knew about this drug for a long time and it has quite a reputation and now is almost a tourist industry in ...
... forced us to look at all the trinkets they were selling. Luckily it was all made of wood so we could use the excuse we couldn't get it through customs in NZ. We stopped for our included lunch further up the river which had change colour and had turned into the Amazon river, at a small town that has no bicycles, motorised bikes or cars. It is rainy season at the moment in Colombia so the town's soccer pitch and basketball court were partially underwater. The ...
... three cabins and a basic kitchen/dinning room, based in primary high jungle. The best part for us was that we were the only guests. We met our English speaking guide Ramiro, and a second guide who was not English speaking named Avelardo. Avelardo was more of a tracker and navigator, belonging to the Yagus tribe local to the area we were staying. After lunch, we had an hour or so to relax and at this point, we were in complete tranquility. The only noises we could hear were ...
The Colombian outpost of Leticia is every bit as hot and sticky as Iquitos but even though I only spent one night there and my only going out consisted of finding a restaurant, it seems alot more fun. It's compact but there's lots of bars, and lots of people watching football. The place feels lively. Disappointed I didn't leave Iquitos sooner That said, I was just happy to be flying to cooler climes the following day. This time my view of the Jungle was even more epic.