Ecovagabond Lodge

Iquitos, Iquitos, Peru | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Iquitos

Teach Your Children Well

A travel blog entry by chimichenga on Jul 22, 2014

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... read?" you ask, and my answer is "Remember the lessons of Massachusetts." When children are given whole lives instead of age-graded ones in cellblocks they learn to read, write, and do arithmetic with ease, if those things make sense in the kind of life that unfolds around them.

But keep in mind that in the United States almost nobody who reads, writes, or does arithmetic gets much respect. We are a land of talkers; we ...

Resurrecting Nikola Tesla

A travel blog entry by chimichenga on Jul 02, 2014

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... 39;, arial, helvetica, sans-serif">**** knows why.. i haven't figured that one out yet.. (my theory is it's for creating artificial inverted vortices, not unlike an hour-glass, linking to points in space/time). I say artificial because i think it occurs naturally every ****-knows how many thousands of years (mayan longcount?) at least that's the impression i get gazing at the heavens and seeing the ...

He who receives Satan receives Jesus

A travel blog entry by chimichenga on Jun 27, 2014

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... of Genesis -- into each letter-number, to discover its true meaning. For no sacred number-language exists in Greek or Latin. The only hope there was of finding a clue lay in the study of other translations to see whether they had been less dishonest than the English version, and whether, if so, they could put us on the track of something.

Iquitos and the Tapiche O'Hara reserve

A travel blog entry by skannyboy on May 26, 2014

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... the smallest of a family of them that live in the roof to eat the cockroaches.
I learned a lot about the jungle during the week but I also learned how the locals can get trapped into a system of debt to the big businesses that rent the chainsaws. These big businesses that are supported by the Peruvian government who provide no support to any of the people who live by threw river.
After the reserve I got back to Iquitos soaked, knackered and ready for the ...

Day 68 - Piranhas for dinner / Piranyes per sopar

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot on Oct 23, 2013

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... in the same language, although we learned that the local language here is a mix of Portuguese and Spanish – Portuņol. The girls participated in making dye for coloring the grass and reeds that they used for baskets, bags etc. Ariana participated to the extreme and ended up with blue hands! They said it would go away in 8 days.!!! We hope it is quicker. Then, we went to an elementary school to visit the class. We explain where we come from and talked a ...

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This hotel, located on Iquitos, Iquitos, is near Nasca Lines, Belen, Quistacocha Zoo, and Pacaya Samiria National Reserve.
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