Sandoval Lake Lodge
Travel Blogs from Puerto Maldonado
After a short inland flight to Puerto Maldonado, we took a trip to Bolivia, following the river. There we stayed in a jungle lodge, where we saw animals like snakes, alligators and large spiders. Walking a few kilometers out of the jungle, we stumbled upon a vast landscape, the pampas of Heath. After three days we returned to Lima, where we took the flight back to the Netherlands.
For some reason we were put on the 6.50pm train with Lisa and Geoff getting us back to Cuzco at 10.30pm (our only complaint with Llama Path really as they didnt advise this before and both us and Lisa and Geoff had early flights) we arrived back at Ninos Hotel.
Back in the hotel, no problems with our room or getting our bags and we laid …
We flew to Puerto Maldonado where we were met by our guide for the five days. Oscar was to show us a lot of new things.We were taken to a wharf where we were to get on to a boat to go up river to the first of two lodges.
We did see some wildlife on the way.
Well we arrived at the …
At 5:30 a.m. our trio was back in the canoe with our guide, Oscar, to tour the west end of the lake. He told us how the lake will not be here in 100 years because it is slowly filling with silt. We saw beautiful birds, howler monkeys and even the rare black caiman. At 10:00 a.m. we set out on a hike through both virgin and new growth rain forest. ( …
My excitement grew as my plane neared Puerto Maldonado. Perhaps it was because I knew I was getting close to being immersed in the Peruvian Amazon rain forest. I've always felt most connected to God when I am in nature. You won't see me trudging into a stuffy church dressed in my Sunday best. Nature is my religion. The plane doors opened at 11:00 a …
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For the isolation of the area all was good. Great to be out on the Lake spotting the Giant Otters, as well as walking through the jungle finding the monkeys.
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