Hospedaje El Sitio

Address: Ricardo Palma 541, Iquitos, Peru | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Ricardo Palma 541, 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

... he has been a shaman for 25 years. He comes from one of the riverside villages here. I didn’t get the opportunity to ask him how one becomes a Shaman. The rules were clear: he would be in the room with the women who were drinking ayahuasca, performing the rituals, and no once else would be permitted to enter.

Ayahuasca is brewed from a vine that grows here in the Amazon, with another plant added to activate the hallucinogenic qualities of the ...

Day 263: Patacocha, Iquitos, and Tarapoto, Peru

A travel blog entry by jsedwin on Mar 30, 2015

15 photos

... and it was great conversation. He also showed me some of the various jungle plants and told me which fruits come from some of them. I asked him what he thought about what Jim was doing and if he thought it was wrong to chop down the jungle for capitalist gains. He's native to the area but said he didn't think it was wrong. He told me he feels it's not bad because it provides work for the families who live here. They are still poor but without the work they would really ...

Day 256: Iquitos, Peru... Finally!

A travel blog entry by jsedwin on Mar 23, 2015

14 photos

... market). Lunch was a fish soup with a plate of fried river fish, rice, potato, and salad. It was pretty good. We then headed back to the hostel to catch up on internet and blogging. After a few hours, we headed out to get some ice cream. There is a popular brand of fruit ice cream pops here that specializes in ice cream with exotic fruit flavors. Among them was, Copoazu (lemony and creamy), ungurahui (a palm fruit, my second favorite), malted beer (weird ...

Malecon art and new friends

A travel blog entry by texasphil on Dec 25, 2014

7 photos

... opportunity so I pulled out my camera and snapped a picture. As is always my custom, I walked across the street to show it to them. The smiles on their faces when they saw what turned out to be a really great photo was heartwarming.

And how did they show their appreciation? By pulling me into their party and insisting that I partake of some of whatever had already filled their glasses...already many times, it ...

Seeking the Golden Fleece Within

A travel blog entry by chimichenga on Nov 25, 2014

2 photos

... the throne.

Word went out that a crew was needed for a great quest and soon enough all kinds of characters appeared. Hercules with his incredible strength came right away, but also Orpheus with his divine gift for music. Castor and Pollux, the twin brothers of the renowned beauty Helen came, as well as another pair of brothers said to be descendants of the North Wind. Having gathered the crew and christened their ship the “Argo,” Jason and the Argonauts set ...

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