Travel Blogs from Misahualli
... of pebbles of different colours are used to decorate local
crafts including pots.
In Amazoonico unfortunately everything was well caged in,
obviously as they are not yet ready to be released into the wild, though many
animals may never become sufficiently rehabilitated to released – an interesting
and important project and the reason for the 2 lodges which generate the funds
to keep it going.
A big group of spider monkeys that had ...
Sat down on the rocks to watch the sunset & the other
guests, a local family, arrived saying dinner that night was back at Liana
Lodge, so hopped on the boat back with them. It was apparently a special treat
for Xmas Eve and it was, as dinner was 4 courses including avocado & prawns
and steak – really good.
Was a beautiful clear night so back along the river ...
... to trying the live creatures they were put on skewers and cooked over a fire! It looked disgusting but tasted like pork crackling so not too bad at all. Kerry gipped a little thinking of what she was eating but glad we all tried it along with the moonshine jungle juice which was a shot we all had to try and was around 80% alcohol. Afterwards some of the group prepared the fish we were having for our lunch which involved covering it in salt ...
... me. Brighter, bright and constant. I watched for 10 minutes maybe, almost convincing myself that it must just be a strong southern star and I must have imagined the orange steak, the telltale sign of a meteor. But suddenly it began to wane, to shrink as it was consumed. And for all its constancy, the end was quick. It dwindled and dwindled until it was the faintest star and it was gone, definitively gone.
And now just 15 minutes ...
... cannot be exploited by foreign or domestic oil companies, or by mono-crop agricultural activities that erode the environment. For lunch, the community fed us a fresh and delicious meal of tilapia (the whole fish, including eyeballs), palm hearts, yucca, and guayusa tea.
Thursday October 24th, 2013
On Thursday I went to the Reserva de Vida Silvestre Zanjarajuno (an animal rehabilitation centre) to learn about the way that ...