Travel Blogs from Leticia
After a bit of a stressful morning before our flight dealing with the rather confusing and time consuming public transport in Bogota, our flight ended up going pretty smoothly and only took a couple of hours. However, the moment you get off the plane you are suddenly hit with the most intense humidity - Ash was sweating within 30 seconds... It was a sign of some uncomfortable days ahead! We went to Leticia primarily for the 4 day boat journey down the ...
... day, we went piranha fishing again. I had absolutely no luck, while Mille (one of the Danish girls) was averaging about one fish every minute. After fishing, we went back to the community where I saw one of the most horrifying acts done by a human, no less, a little girl. She was holding the family's starving puppy by its neck and threw it on the ground laughing. I looked at her in horror then anger, and her face dropped as she ran away. The pets ...
... would rub over their body (ensuring to be swift to minimise bites!) to cover their scent when hunting.
Once back at the village, we took turns in stirring a huge pan in which a tribe member was making farina (the dry manioc powder served with everything in Brazil, and popular in the Amazon). We witnessed (and participated in) a traditional tribal dance, watched a traditional story acted out by 'Grandma' involving an armadillo, and took part in a cleansing ...
... rainforest, and takes a left turn into a tributary (that in the dry season is avwalking track). Lunch is eaten floating in the middle of this tributary. Will their boat make it through, dodging past all the low hanging trees, logs, bushes and other jungle parts?
Special Guests: Bobby, Kristin, Korda, Gael, El Capitano
Episode 110 - Zacambau Original Air Date - Feb 14 2014
Tim and Janelle finally arrive at their jungle lodge, in ...
... Rona Bassi was my first and last name - the Rona part had them stumped. I think we were successful in the end though. I'm waiting for Dad to lodge my insurance claim, so I'll keep you posted.
We spent some time wandering around the Sunday street markets, taking in the sights, sounds, hamster races and street art. We were made conscious of the lack of ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking