Heliconia Amazon River Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Outdoor pool
- Non-smoking hotel
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... one of the poorest areas of Iquitos - Mesusa. You really have to see it to believe it so I have some videos. Most people like in shacks or huts all constructed from wood and they 'roads' are just broken bits of wood, sand and soil. The area backs onto one of the ports here, there's logging works, petroleum works, fishing etc and the kids are just playing and swimming in the contaminated water. Many people here will never even leave that small area ...
... of getting into the water he stood at the bottom of the steps, cupped his hands and threw the water of his body. Luckily I got it all on video so you will all be treated to that beautiful sight once the video is made. The activity for the morning was to go on a trek through the jungle looking for wildlife. In the three hours that we waded through the jungle we saw absolutely nothing bar a handful of highly dangerous spiders. As I have ...
Yesterday was nothing short of amazing. Simone, our new friend Colleen, and I woke up early and were at Belen market by 10:00am. Belen market was my main reason for coming to Iquitos and it serves as the main market (of many) in Iquitos where people who love deep in the jungle come to vend their goods. It isn't just jungle good though; you can buy anything and everything here and for cheap. Clothes, food, tools (machetes for just US$2), shoes, exotic fruit handmade liquors... If ...
... turned around. Then, a sketchy guy who looked like he wanted to sell us drugs whispered something about Iquitos to us. I perked up and told him we were trying to go. He told us he could get us on a boat but we couldn't tell anyone and we only had a few hours. It was sketchy but we were desperate so I told him, "ok, butt first we want to see the boat and speak with the captain." He obliged and told us there were two Germans also waiting for the boat and a bunch of ...
... talk and tour of waiting area, exam room, pharmacy, lab, storage, sleeping areas for staff. She has to practice 21st C. medicine with few resources but modern demands from the Peruvian govt. for records, statistics and accountability. Then we boated around the next "corner" to the sugar mill. One guy grows sugarcane on his land, presses the juice, boils it into syrup, and also ferments and distills it into various ...