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 ...
... 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 ...
... of our transport boat. The 2 other girls arrived & together with our guide Norman (who is an indigenous San Jose man so who knows where Norman came from!) & the boat driver we spent the next 3 hours making our way down the Beni River to the lodge. There is a little admin to do; first you have to pay 125BS to the park office to enter the park & then 45 minutes later when you enter the park you have to go you & show your ticket. Even on the way to the park ...
... checked, up through a gorge and round many sand and shingle banks and driftwood obstructions and was getting dark as we arrived.
Got a cabin with private bath adjoining some noisy Swiss girls unfortunately – would rather have had no bathroom and peace – offered to swap with the Swiss girl in our group but she was unfortunately being noble and I got lumbered. The noisy selfish girls and their boyfriends ...