Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge
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... what did we get ourselves into?)
The overall experience was great and it was a nice change of pace from our adventurous Machu Picchu experience. The accommodations were simple but comfortable. We had a bed, desk, toilette and shower but no toilette seat or sink. Oh and also no internet or electricity. We were given really cool solar panel lanterns we needed to charge every day. It was kind of like having a pet we needed to keep fed. We were put ...
... culls and curates an image to be cast into a two-dimensional world where talk is cheap because supply exceeds demand? Was it because I felt I might not fit some meaningless mold or live up to somebody’s expectations when I hoisted anchor and unmoored myself from the most lucrative job of my life, left a beautiful, heartbroken woman in my wake, and jettisoned the bulk of my belongings to go drifting - again - at age 37? Was I trying to impress someone? ...
... actually saw their village, but did learn a lot. For one thing, most of the villages in the jungle are totally hidden and self-sufficient. The government has been trying to put schools in the villages, but it's been a long and difficult process. (It's mostly the villages near the water that are receptive to getting schools.)
The infant mortality rate is high. Our guide from the boat, Daniel, told us he had grown up in the jungle ...
... power and ignored them. But even ignoring takes so much energy: to not be human and look around when someone calls you. There's also the anticipation as you approach someone, you can feel them looking at you. You fight to settle your gaze in unnatural directions: away from faces. I then managed to cultivate my scoff and "in your dreams" look over my shoulder, timed so that it was obvious I was ignoring the first call. I felt like I was taking my power back and ...
... to indulge sometimes) and with local ingredients to boot. After dinner, we went to the artisan market where we bought some souvenirs, talked, and heard some street bands play. We headed back to the hostel and got into some great conversation with Jim, the owner, and this London-based guy, Chris. We talked about government, conspiracies, music, ayahuasca, among many other things. It was a real good time. When the conversation ended, I stayed up late doing the blogaroo and then ...