Tambopata Research Center
Travel Blogs from Tambopata National Reserve
We are about 8 hours away by boat from Puerto Maldonado at the Tambopata Research Centre (alias TRC) We spent last night at the Refugio Amazonas as it was too far to get here on the same day. Pictures of the Refugio show a much bigger camp which it is more popular as it is not as remote. The TRC is similar in construction but we have have shared …
Despite itching insect bites and endless hours travelling by foot, river boat and 3 different aircraft we are in high spirits after experiencing the Amazonian jungle in the south eastern part of Peru. It is difficult to portray the jungle in photographs. The sounds of the forest is what captivated our hearts. It's not often that you experience a …
Home for 10 weeks Jan 16 to March 26
Various pics of my co-volunteers on the project. Sadly, as my flash bulb was burned out, I don't have the juiciest shots form the infamous Saturday nights. Please see Vicky and her digital camera for the dirt.
Various things that used to crawl, slither and flit around our home for 3 months. Well, their home I mean.
How has this lodge rated in the past?
Very similiar to the Refugio but on a smaller scale. Not crazy about the shared bathrooms. Meals are good but don't be late. (No extras)
We got single beds last night but changed into a new room with a double bed for the following three nights. Great place considering you're in the middle of the jungle and if you don't mind sleeping in dorm like facilities.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.