Travel Blogs from Cuiaba
... worlds largest rodent) and tons of birds. Then in the afternoon we went horseback trail riding in the jungle which was great fun and got to see lots of monkeys, howler, night and ... Monkeys. Every night before dinner piranha soup is served which is actually quite nice. The next morning we had a trek through the jungle and in the afternoon a boat trip to a larger lake and went piranha fishing with bamboo rods before returning to ...
... 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 ...
... there were even more. Every day we saw no less than 100 species with a max count of 158 on one day. We saw 167 brand new species in five days. Some of which were very rare and we were simply incredibly lucky. To top it all off we were able to see a animal of some sort every day. There were Caimen on most river sides and sometimes were as close as a few meters from is on foot. We saw many interesting smaller mammals and to ...
... I needed to stay one more day anyway because if my credit card troubles. But I had internet and the nice atmosphere and everything but money so it was okay. In the end Joel was still concerned I would write another real bad comment so he even paid the taxi to the busstation for me...of course I assured him not to do so. In the end I paid 400 Reais less and stayed there 3 or 4 nights for free.
Then I took the bus to Porto Velho. It should be a 25 (!) hour bus ride and ...
... English and Spanish and described how people so long ago were able to find and work gold, as well as silver, platinum, and copper. There were also pottery artifacts on display as well as good information on each of the different cultures the exhibits represented.
On Monday I was having breakfast when Sarah the Stalker showed up (again!). I talked her into doing a cycle tour with me. Four of us from the hostel ended up going, along with 9 other people ...
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