Otorongo Expeditions Jungle Lodge
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... ants that protected it in exchange for sweet nectar in the tree. The result of this is a meter radius cleared of other life around the tree. Also a vine which gave out fresh water when cut and another vine that gave out red dye when cut. One night we got back last nightfall and I saw a shape move across the floor next to my hammock and was greeted by a tarantula with bright pink toes. After a moment I called the guide over and she told me not to worry it ...
... pilpintuwasi the animals were free to roam and you could hold them all! Held baby monkey and it screaming when I had to go, had four monkeys on me and one cheeky chap decided it was a great idea to try and face**** me! Held a huge boa contrictor and a giant anaconda! Sloths are amazing, the way they move in slow motion is so funny and whilst holding one he decided to spin his head 180 degrees! Watching them trying to grab branches was great and for no ...
... the night.
The next morning I was up and ready for breakfast before 0700 - it turns out the hotel messed up and forgot to add me to the breakfast list so i took a morning paper and went for a stroll. I managed to find banana pancakes with honey and fresh jungle jam - passion fruit i believe with a delicious cappuccino. When i returned back to the hotel Billy was waiting.
It turns out he has a friend with a small boat so we ...
... which has about 457,000 residents. Iquitos began as a Jesuit settlement established to convert the indigenous people of the region to Catholicism. A Jesuit is defined as:
Jesuit order, Society of Jesus - a Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola in 1534 to defend Catholicism against the Reformation and to do missionary work among the heathen; it is strongly committed to education and scholarship.
Iquitos remained ...
... Kim would make it, here and the Jungle just don't get along. Off the the airport again for a trip to Lima, few hours sleep and then off to Cuzco, where the next adventure begins!
Muyuna is a Quechua word that means whirlpool. According to legend, whoever falls into the Muyuna is trapped and cannot get out. It's a force that will stay inside of you and when you believe you are at home, away from this spell, the Muyuna will return you to this beautiful place.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsOtorongo Expeditions Jungle Lodge Iquitos
amazing place, 100km from Iquitis, very friendly and knowledgeable staff, we loved our trip esp the pet toucan
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