El Dorado Plaza Hotel & Business
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- Swimming pool
- Continental Breakfast
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... and creepy. Watching the Big Labowski at a meditation retreat was just surreal. One of the guests even taught the kitchen staff how to make caramel corn. Amazing!
We did several excursions outside of the retreat. One of the days we did a nature walk and learned about the local plants such as various fruit trees, the rubber tree, and dragon's blood. We also got to go piranha fishing one day and eat our catch. We had an outing to the actual ...
... during my exhausting petition for forgiveness after my first trip to the Amazon - the unceasing changes and insatiable curiosity that accompanied me on my return from the jungle overruled every other thought buzzing in my head. Somehow an immeasurable world of depth was opened within that I knew nothing about, having been obsessed with outer appearances for so long, and a proper exploration of this uncharted territory demanded that my priorities undergo an ...
... The smell that is left from the ants acts as a mosquito/bug repellent. (See photos for this in action.)
I'll let the pictures explain the rest of the walk.
After lunch and a rest on the boat, we went out again. This time, instead of going back to the boat, the skiffs went past the boat to an outcrop of land where we had drinks and snacks and watched the sun set. Another beautiful day on the Amazon!
... feathers ripped out and are in the process of rehabilitating. One of them even said "Hola" to me. Then we saw a rehabbing river otter who plays with fish instead of eating them so he has a diet of cooked chicken at the moment. We also saw two paiche fish, giant historic amazon fish that taste delicious ;) one of the coolest animals was a prehistoric turtle that looked like a transformer or something. It looked like no other turtle I've ever seen and apparently is in the ...
... feed us! It was nearly lunchtime when we returned, but there was just time to take a dugout canoe out for a paddle. The paddles were large and heavy, with an interesting spade shape. We paddled down our inlet a ways, then into the jungle toward the sound of drums in the village. We did find it and saw the villagers celebrating carnival. Managed to get back to the lodge without getting lost. Lunch was delicious, with some new foods: hearts of palm (ribbons of palm) ...