Hotel El Ambaibo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adult pool
- Outdoor pool
- Kids pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Rurrenabaque, or more specifically the Pampas (wetlands), have been one of the greatest experiences of my life.
We took a horribly bumpy and dusty 3 hour car-ride on a dirt track to the place where we would switch the car for a boat, and travel a further 2 hours upstream to our lodge. The lodges were very basic, providing electricity only …
... through Fluvial Tours, the guy managed to get us to stay in his hostel with the promise of greener pastures. And sure enough, it was lovely and had a lovely pool and bar showing even more rugby, much to Killian's delight !
We booked our Pampas tour of the lowlands Amazon for Monday, which allowed us some time to enjoy our nice new hostel. Because there was 5 of us, we got our tour for ...
... in the world, which look a lot like a an inflated guinea pig). The ride was great. After a couple of hour on the boat we arrived at our accommodation - the ecolodge. The beds and rooms were basic, but the essential was in there - a mosquito net. We had been warned how many there would be and we had come armed with two bottles of repellent. The evening was spent watching the sunset at "Sunset Bar", eating dinner and then going back out on the boat to see the aligators eyes. When ...
... back, the boys dumped the sack in the middle of the yard, and set up stools for us to sit on. The rest of the kids came and gathered around and they seemed very excited. I soon realized it's because we were about to machete open every single pod and suck the sweet, candy-like fruit flesh off every seed. We then spit the pits in a giant bowl to ferment for the week while the already fermented bowl had already been washed and placed out in the sun to dry the seeds. It ...
... We then laid down on the tarp and gazed up at the stars. Most of the time, people vomit right before the trip happens but I didn't feel the need and I kept it down all night, which was a relief. The stars were out in full force and soon enough I found myself seeing creatures and monsters in the stars. One particularly interesting sight was an old man that looked like a Van Gogh painting who was blowing at something and to looked like he was producing ...