The Amazon Bed & Breakfast
Travel Blogs from Leticia
... which originates from a glacier in Peru and flows all the way to the Atlantic Ocean, all 6,400km of it! The humidity and heat is so unbearable you don't really want to leave the comfort of air conditioning but we had to eat so we made ourselves be brave and headed out... The town itself is a lot nicer than we expected for what is effectively a transport hub for communities in the Amazon Jungle. We found ourselves a tasty set lunch for £3 ...
... on and had huge trenches across it creating a river of mud. I was still wearing a jumper and jeans so by the time I got to the hostel I looked like a Tsunami survivor. Upon arriving I had a free coffee and a chat with some people staying there until the raining stopped and the owner showed up to get me a room. The hostel was very peaceful with hammocks and a small pool so I spent a day relaxing. The next I bought a hammock for the upcoming boat trip and rented a ...
... his shoulders. Before leaving Tim holds a strange looking tortoise while Janelle photographs some pretty birds.
Special Guests: Bobby, Kristin, Korda, Gael, El Capitan
Episode 114 - Pirahna Feeding Original Air Date - Feb 15 2014
The tour group decide to do some piranha fishing on their way back to the lodge for lunch. They are shown the method, which involves stirring up the water before lowering in a hook with meat. When you ...
... over - we shouldn't whinge, we're having an amazing time... but suffice to say, we made sure we caught our flights the next day.
Flew from Bogota to Leticia with no dramas (only the guy sitting next to me was drunk at 9am in the morning and would not stop talking) and caught a taxi to our hostel. Lovely, family run place whose owners were very helpful in ...
... or fish soup already ladeled into a bowl for your convenience (bad). The bathrooms are everything you expect from a boat that costs you $30 for two days transportation and all slop- I mean meals- included. And this is me looking at the positives!
The experience of being in the amazon is almost equal parts amazement and despair at this stage. We are on amazon proper- not a tributary, but the actual thing that heads into ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking