Paiaguas Palace Hotel
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... mins we get to the front of the queue and we jump into the car. This driver is in a real hurry! He speeds through the streets and gets us to the hotel in record time.
We check in and the nervous moment of the whole holiday happens here, we have previously booked a 4 day pantanal tour, not heard anything back from the geezer since June when we paid the deposit. Luckily we mime enough to get the hotel staff to call him and he ...
... br> The drive to our ecolodge on the Transpantaneira Highway took about three hours with many stops along the way to photograph wildlife.
I had no idea how exciting it would be to observe all the beautiful birds. So many varieties in all sizes and colours. I was like a little kid pointing and oohing and ahhing.
The pictures pretty much speak for themselves but some of the highlights were;
Piranha fishing - Igor advised that whatever we caught would ...
... chile scored their first goal, we quietened down. Even more so when the score went 2-0. When Timmy cahill slotted our first goal with an amazing header, the aussies crowd picked up, contributing to what was one of the best moments i have seen in my life. This definitely carried into the second half. We ran around the chileans who couldnt keep the ball away from us. He score should have been 2-2 shortly after when Cahill scored, despite ...
Upon landing they again broke out with loud chanting again. Us Australians had nothing on them and could barely muster an Aussie Aussie Aussie. Another sign of things to come.
Cuiaba is very close to the Amazon and the weather was 30 degrees with a very high humidity.
There is a large spread out population and they would rarely if ever see tourists. So ...
... to myself I would never be doing this type of trip at 75… but who is to say what you think at that age? maybe I to will be them in 30 years? and someone of a younger generation will be saying the same about me ?what ever my thoughts I admired their determination and will to have a go and particularly I admired the way they integrated themselves with great kindness when talking to the local staff and guests in the lodge
There is a point to all of this.As ...