Travel Blogs from Bonito
People from outside were throwing pellets to feed them and for ***** and giggles were aiming directly in front of us which caused us to swim through a major feeding frenzy.This was entertaining until we discovered that just around the corner there was a troop of monkeys who were getting pretty close to us. We returned our snorkelling gear an hour early, got our money refunded due to our nonexistent Portuguese. On the way back from returning our gear we saw ...
... look whilst in the squatted position suspended 10m up in the air!
Once training was done we tried on our more than cosy wet suits, sweating buckets in a changing room that could have doubled up as a sauna. I then commandeered a lift from an unassuming Brit at the training who had hired a car and was also going to the caves the next day. That done, we were all set.
Arriving at the caves at 7.30am the next day the ...
... travellers than either Argentina or
Chile, which is nice! Arrived in a thunder storm which lasted about four hours
– it pelted it down with rain for the first hour or so, then there was just the
most incredible thunder and lightning going on around us as the sun set –
beautiful colours and it cooled it down a bit
again (if only temporarily).
After yesterday's disappointment we were both excited and glad that everything had gone to plan when we arrived at the lodge for the snorkelling experience. We were quite lucky our guide spoke some English as his daughter had spent a couple of years in Cairns before returning home. We were kitted out in our wetsuit, snorkel, mask and booties before having to shower to remove all of the sunscreen and repellent. They ...
... So put up the tent. Had got used to doing this in the dark on my own since I had a tent to myself. Had also got used to taking it down and bagging it on my own.
The campsite was very good with breakfast included, hot meals available, WiFi, a swimming pool, a grassed area for the tents, a cooking and washing area for campers, a laundry service, and basic rooms available although with clean shared facilities. There was also an office which arranged ...