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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... we could officially enter Colombia. After booking a jungle tour for next day, we walked across the border to Tabatinga in Brazil (the border's open and didn't require more ******* about with passports), which meant we'd been to 3 countries that day. We had an amazing steak dinner there, cooked on a BBQ in front of us, before coming back to Leticia for a few drinks and packing for our Amazon trip. We met Miguel, our guide, and got a boat out of Leticia headed for a fairly small ...
... ship... All roughing it there with me. There was John, a recent graduate from Ohio who was traveling to Manaus to see the US vs Portugal game. A lovely Colombian named Felipe was onboard and I got to chat with him about his job working with NGOs (non-government organizations). He was near the end of his studies as an industrial engineer but had spent some time in Portland, of all places, teaching salsa dance. I also go the chance to meet couple who ...
... our host family later prepared for us. After fishing, we maneuvered through the dense forest in the boat and cleared our path for that night's excursion to find caymans. The Amazon River fluctuates around 13 meters between the dry and wet season so the trees that we were macheting our way through were in fact the higher branches during the dry season. All the trees around us were covered in bugs, and to the horror of most of the girls, huge spiders. ...
... the tree around 1.5m up the trunk and grew towards the ground. These roots, while still growing and yet to meet the ground, have a phallic shape (again!), and men from the village who were unhappy with how endowed they were would go to one of these trees, smear sap from a particular root on his penis, and the story goes that as the root grew longer so did his penis. Once they were happy with their size, they would have to go back and sever that same root ...
... as advised, no one is even awake and they must wait. Meanwhile, an errant cat hair may derail the entire trip as Tim gets an inflamed eye.
Special Guests: Bobby & Kristen, fun Delaware couple on the tour
Episode 107 - Touching the Amazon Original Air Date - Feb 14 2014
Tim recovers from his disfigured eye and they all head to the Brazillian port of Tabatinga to get on their launcha boat. Tim and Janelle are again stopped at ...