Hotel El Ambaibo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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We checked out of the wild rover, which was overrated in our opinion. Although containing a decent bar, helpful staff and being extremely clean, it wasn't the best hostel we had stayed in on our travels and didn't live up to the hype and recommendations.
Having planned to visit the amazon in Bolivia, there were two …
As a Christmas treat to ourselves we decided to fly to the Bolivian part of the Amazon rainforest in the north of the country. To get there we would need to take a short flight from La Paz to a town called Rurrenabaque and from there we would begin our adventure. Alex was actually relieved that the flight was delayed for once. The airline had decided to combine two of the day's flights. This meant instead of the 19 seater twin propellor plane we were supposed to catch (something ...
... where the next plane load of people were waiting behind some cones, there were stairs for the plane and one motorbike with a trailor for the bags - it was classic. The airline had a bus waiting to take everyone into the town of Rurrenabaque. We walked around and found our way to our hostel. It was amazing - a bit run down but it was right on the river, swimming pool and the rooms were open at one end (no doors or windows to close) looking over the river ...
... jump into swim "with" them but I had no intention. Whilst my desire to swim with proper wild dolphins in NZ is known (and certainly not the BS SeaWorld types), in all the times we've seen them they have shown no interest in interacting. Swimming with dolphins and being in the same watery vicinity as dolphins ain't the same thing. It's like standing on the edge of a red carpet at a movie premiere and saying you went to the cinema with Tom Cruise.
... had subsided by the time they got out onto the hunt.
After a dinner (I barely ate) and a few hours kicking around we headed up river for a spot of piranha fishing. This is my first attempt at fishing depsite some of my friends getting into it as a real hobby. It just seems like a waste of time. The juice is not worth the squeeze. Here were threw thin nylon lines into the water with a hook at the ...