Travel Blogs from Bonito
... tame. But wild macaws, one red and blue one blue and yellow. They were eating sunflower seeds from peoples mouths.
A quick walk to the monkey path and we were greeted by at least 10 very curious monkeys. We weren't as prepared as a nearby Brazilian family who had the clever idea to feed them getting the monkey crazy close. Almost too close, one of the monkeys came down and stole Jenny's can of guarana and started downing it like a beer.
After all ...
... starting to get the better of me. The training session had been hard enough but the caves were nine times the height we had practiced in the hall the night before. As the team began to assemble the ropes and get us equipped with the harness I tried to remember how to trust gravity to allow me to control my drop into the dark cave and how to brake the ropes when I needed to slow down. As Adam and I were strapped together over the ...
... do this to maintain the waters clarity. The Rio de Prata or Silver River has crystal clear water as underneath the river is a spring which pumps water into the river and within the spring high levels of limestone and magnesium purify the water.
To get to the water we caught a jeep to a trail head before we wandered through the forest in our wetsuits edging closer to the river. The area is a private ...
This morning we awoke planning to visit the highlight attraction in Bonito the clear rivers which are teeming with fish. We all were ready to go at what we thought was 9.30 but we had all missed the time difference and actually had gone back an hour. Thankfully we were wrong the right way.
After the first false start we headed out of town on our way to the River of Silver ...
... We’re staying at a hostel – the rooms are OK, but getting progressively worse, (a theme we suspect will continue into Bolivia), but still largely better than we had expected. Folks unpack, snooze briefly, then we decide to head out for the afternoon (otherwise we’ll all end up sleeping all day). We head to a local eco-park, a riverside place with swimming, zip-line (even Linda tries it, after a bit of ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking