San Miguel Del Bala Ecolodge
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A nice place to enjoy the jungle.....We had about 50 wild pigs run through the compond...great laugh.
A good guide...and all is well
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... with sticky mud underfoot. Secondly, we have seen all the wildlife we had hoped to see even if they didn't all hang around for photos, and finally Victor our guide and Suzanna and Twan have been great company to share our adventure with.
We will be leaving in the morning, back to Puerto Maldonaldo, then a flight to Lima where we spend our last night in ...
... the way back down the river. We were drenched by the time we got in the boat and things didn't improve much for the next four hours. There are plastic curtains on the sides of the boat but and mine was down when we got in so thought it wouldn't be too bad but no, apparently the driver can't see where he's going if you put them down, yep great big help!. Should have seen us all huddled under ponchos, umbrellas, plastic bags, whatever we could find. None of it helped ...
... stopped us. There was a monkey in the tree right next to us, he was so close and just sat there staring. He was a night monkey and Marlena said it was really rare that anyone saw them. They had some research students there for three months hiking everyday and they never saw one and there we were stood metres away. For a nocturnal monkey he was much much more colourful than the others we had seen. I couldn't get a picture though because ...
... yes we have curtains for a door, shared bathrooms and only have access to elecricity for a few hours a day when they need to turn it on to cook food but despite that it is anything but spartan...I feel like showing them pictures of slough travelodge! The food at lunch and then later at dinner was fantastic the beds are super comfy and the rooms have three walls and a waist high balustrade so we can see straight into the jungle that is only ...