Travel Blogs from Cuiaba
... lots of repellent,rain coats and above all he said that they may find the walk difficult and offered them a boat trip instead. They both opted for the walk. We took a short boat trip to the trail and the weather looked decidedly grim,dark grey clouds and a dense humid mist coming off the water like a boiling cauldron of hot soup.
There is an ever growing trend amongst the well off European retiree to re live their youth and to challenge themselves in quite ...
... rhythmic spilsh splash of the horses legs. The slow pace felt trance like as the insects buzzed and danced around us,we could hear the eerie creak of the trees and the occasional plop of seed pods falling. For a while my eyes were fixed on the flanks of the horse in front of me watching the powerful muscles flex and contract and the power and ease at which it waded through the waters. Soon, realizing that Paolo was not about to do anything too hasty, I began to relax and I allowed ...
... to ask the driver. He in turn, used his best Portuguese descriptions to say: after sleeping on the bus again, around 10AM the next day!!!!
Buying a non-flexible flight ticket is always risky, and at this stage quite the mistake. Nowhere was WiFi to be found to check on the status (as my card was hassling with the online purchase) so I just assumed I'll need to buy 2 tickets and use only 1.
After 2 nights, 1 1/2 days on the bus, I arrived ...
... up. A toucan hopping around the trees, huge storks in the flooded fields, caiman poking out of the waters edge and submerged water buffalo escaping the stifling heat. We reached our first lodge for lunch and the first of many epic buffets, great opportunities to try a few Brazilian specialities. Afterwards it turned out we had the entire place to ourselves for the afternoon. That birthday was getting better all the time, cooling off in the pool as parakeets flew ...
... The tour lacked cohesion. It is hard to explain but it just felt odd. And everyone else I have spoken to who has done the tour agrees. At least it was free, I would hate to have paid for it.
On Wednesday a group of us got two buses to Zipaquira, where there is a large cathedral built into a salt mine. The first bus was the local one, which was jammed with people. Then we got a much less busy bus to Zipaquira. Once at the mine our guide ...
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