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We woke up early the next morning and took the 5 am Golfinho boat www.transportegolfinho.com/index-eng.ht ml up the Amazon to Leticia Colombia. The Golfinho is a "Fast Boat" meaning it takes 9 hours to get to Leticia rather than 4 days on the lumbering "Slow Boat". This was not quite what we were expecting. We envisioned a leisurely boat ride where we could go up top and view the scenery as ...
... black shadow from tree to tree and back again darkening the skies with an alien beauty. I stayed at a hostel owned by a Swiss guy Hervé, who had left Switzerland in 2004 and spent two of the intervening years travelling the Amazon by bicycleboat. Very interesting and person who I shared a lot in terms of philosophy and outlook. So nice in fact I went off to do Ayahuasca with Hervé and his friends with a shaman he knew and trusted. ayahuasca or Yagé is the ...
... about 20-30 monkeys on him. It wasn't the most pleasant experience having monkeys clambering over your face and hair and it was more them seemingly dropping out of the air onto you that forced my eyes shut, worried where their little fingers would land. I was just beginning to enjoy it when we ran out of bananas and were ready to move on to the next activity. We visited an 'indigenous' village next, where some old woman and kids put on a little dance for us ...
... provided with gumboots (wellies) for the muddy trek. Following a relatively small local man who was carrying a large and heavy cool box strapped around his head, I could barely keep up. At one point he had darted around a corner so quick, he was completely out of sight. By the time we reached the lodge, we were feeling a little swampy! As for our little friend, he looked as though he had barely broken a sweat! We were impressed with the lodge, called Tupana Aru U, which ...
... I knew I had to find an ATM but theoretically my card wasn't authorised to work in Brazil, where I now was. After asking people every hundred meters where I could find a bank, half an hour and three pints of perspiration later, I reached my first branch of Bradesco since the World Cup. Entered my pin number and waited with baited breath. I heard the familiar click of notes being counted. Gratefully withdrew enough cash to get me a taxi to Leticia. Even remembered to remove ...