Hostal Ambasador

Address: Calle Pevas 260, Iquitos, Peru | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on Calle Pevas 260, Iquitos, is near Nasca Lines, Quistacocha Zoo, Belen, and Pacaya Samiria National Reserve.
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      Travel Blogs from Iquitos

      Amazon's World of Water, Hallucinogens, and Moses

      A travel blog entry by samcohon on Apr 02, 2015

      8 comments, 14 photos

      ... there is a kind of branding advantage. Converting existing religious spaces to the new faith allows for a smoother transition for the existing population. They still go to a central hill or temple or sacred lake or cave or mountain, and they simply bring offerings to a different god and sing different songs. I don’t mean to minimize the change, but I have seen it so often now—in England and Rome and Turkey and Egypt and Israel and India and Japan ...

      Day 280: Patacocha, Iquitos, and Tarapoto, Peru

      A travel blog entry by jsedwin on Mar 30, 2015

      15 photos

      ... I struggled with this info. On one hand, this is a very noble thing because I've never seen living conditions worse than they are in Belen and I think I would have to really search deep to find them; Belen is worst than the worst favelas I saw in Brazil. On the other hand, the government is essentially sanctioning chopping down the rainforest by giving the people this land (which doesn't really surprise me since Quistococha, the zoo with **** living conditions for the ...

      Day 273: Iquitos, Peru... Finally!

      A travel blog entry by jsedwin on Mar 23, 2015

      14 photos

      ... with the citrus/tangy ají (hot sauce) native to The Peruvian Amazon region, cocina sauce. I drank the chicha, or maíz morado, drink that I've been drinking most days since being in Peru. After dinner, we realized we left the hostel in a taxi without getting the address and had no way to get back, so we took a cab to Plaza de Armas, the main plaza near our hostel, to use the free wifi to find our place. While there, we ran into Damien and ...

      Marañon River / Amazon River / Ucayali River

      A travel blog entry by steve.caroline on Mar 09, 2015

      8 photos

      ... Steve, having a case of the sniffles watched the Dolphins from the boat.After lunch, while Steve slept, Caroline attended a lecture on the Amazon and what we had seen so far. After lessons it was a canoe ride down one of the creeks with the locals.Music was provided by the staff before dinner. Again, early starts mean an early bed.The Amazon Basin is much quieter than we imagined, although dawn brings out the birdsong and dusk the croak of frogs and toads. The canopy ...

      Busy day with the People of Peru Project

      A travel blog entry by texasphil on Dec 23, 2014

      5 photos

      ... we returned to the office for a luncheon with everyone there.

      We were served perhaps the best ceviche that I have ever had full of delicious paiche meat. If you've ever watched the TV show, "River Monsters", then you know the host has a thing for the giant, prehistoric fish found in this region that he calls "arapaima." Here's it's called "paiche" and it's an incredibly delicious fish. I haven't eaten it in many years, but it tasted ...