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... our room and had some lunch. After lunch we went for a boat ride to look for animals and dolphins, we saw 1 dolphin and a few birds, no English speaking guide either so we didn't really know what was going on for most of it. We swam in the lagoon, wide part of the river and watched the sunset. It rained so we didn't go on our night walk but instead went to bed early. The next morning after breakfast we went for a walk. The boat couldn't get all the way up to ...
... arrived at the Guacamayo lodge we were treated to a 3 course lunch before having a couple of hours siesta, and we very quickly fell asleep in the hammocks. For the rest of our afternoon we headed back up river to a large lagoon to watch the sunset and on the way we found a yellow spotted fresh water turtle, a amazon tree rat and a pink dolphin. The pink dolphin are actually grey most of the time and like us turn pink during physical exertion, this one was just cruising. At one ...
... of French and a Canadian-French couple... The bus to the wildlife reserve took around 2 hours of which we tried to catch up on some sleep. On arrival of the bridge, we we're given some food and headed on a 3 hour canoe ride on the Cuyabeno river which is one of the main tributaries to the amazon river... It was here that our wildlife hunt began! The weather was beautiful and much more comfortable than the town. Along the way we saw monkeys which were ...
... Site of the Old Town. Checking into Lonely Planet recommended digs; only $14 for a private... Go on then, we thought they'd missed a trick. Only, they lacked running water, the uninviting kitchen overflowed with children... Oh and it's located slap bang in the middle of the red light district; prostitutes swept in and out as they pleased. A "brostel" smirked David, who didn't know where to look. We promptly packed up and left early the next day.
... snakes, spiders, and creepy crawlies!
Anyways, on our next day we headed downriver to the Siona community. Here we see a glimpse of Amazonian village life and see the process of making casabe, a local bread and staple of their diet. It was pretty cool as we were shown the entire process from hiking out to the field, pulling up the root plant, replanting for ...