Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge
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May 19, 2013- Iquitos
After leaving Iquitos, I am in my last day of my trip to Peru. I am surely going to miss it, it's been beautiful, exciting and everyone has been so nice and kind. My first stop in Iquitos. The Mercado de Belen is an outdoor market, which many people call the opposite of the tourist trap. It is open 7 days a week, 24 hours …
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We had Rene guiding us around the Amazon for two days. And we accomplished a lot in that time. Our first stop was a place called Monkey Island. My imagination conjured images of Skull Island from King Kong, but as it turned out, there were no giant apes, dinosaurs or man-eating worms.
There was something much worse.
Her name was Isabella. And she was a two metre-long boa constrictor.
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... a brief in private practice is often a solitary, lonely experience.
Aristotle saw, a long time ago, that fully participating in a complex range of human affairs was the only way to become fully human; in that he differed from Plato. What is gained from consulting a specialist and surrendering all judgment is often more than outweighed by a permanent loss of one’s own volition. This discovery accounts for the curious texture of real communication, where people argue with ...
... there (it's a disgusting dirty port but did some nice chicken and rice for £1 a go) and had got another boat to an equally remote village in the other direction. There we visited a farm with a piranha lake (feeding them was an experience), another lake with cayman and terrapins, and a final lake with paiche which we also fed - I knew they were big but didn't realise they were quite so huge, prehistoric and aggressive. We made our way down to a lookout point and then back ...
... flashlight to avoid other boats and dangerously large logs in the river as it was still completely pitch black. We felt like we were on an SAS mission as the boat flew along in the dark at a rapid pace. Sunrise was beautiful and it was really interesting watching the locals got about their business on the side of the river.
We stayed in the centre of the city near the central plaza. Iquitos was wet and hot but cooler than Manaus. It’s a hive of ...