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... then a boat across the Amazon to Santa Rosa to get stamped into Peru, then we boated back to Brazil to spend the night. It's crazy but you don’t need a visa if you stay in the 3 border towns but you do to go anywhere else and because our boat leaves at 3am from Brazil it was vital we did it tonight. As the sun went down over the Amazon river we managed to find the Peruvian immigration (A house) and a local tracked down the border officer in the pub to stamp our ...
... the manager - who packed us into his rusty Renault estate to take us to an alternative hotel. At this point we were expecting the worst, especially when the first place he took us too had no rooms.... But our luck had actually turned as we ended up being taken to a much nicer hotel where we had a little private suite for the same price as the basic hotel room we had booked (a deal was done between the two hotels) and it was probably one of ...
... works by famous artists. I also stopped off at my favourite empanada place where you can buy six small empanaditas and one full sized one for less than a pound which includes access to 7 types of sauce/salsa. An empanada is a deep fried package of beef potatoes and an egg in the big one. That night I went for an (extended) dinner with Kathe and Josh at the Bogota Beer Company resteraunt in Zona Rosa.
The next morning I flew to Leticia, a city on the Amazon ...
... river. I spotted 3 gringos in the plane so I waited for them to share a cab. Well, hum, it was 3 friends from Britanny, ahah, going the other way, to Iquitos in Peru. So we looked for a place together and we spent 2 transit days together. Sloths, Parrots, Toucans having some quality life in this rather virgin nature. This was not the dry season so it was harder to see things in the river, we didn't spot any Anaconda nor Piranha... :(
2 chilled nights, a tour ...
... sweetened like in Australia or in the major towns, and actually really bitter!), farina, chewed some sugarcane. At the end of our stay, we were presented with handmade bracelets - these are traditionally made by the chief of the tribe while the guests are there, and presented when they are leaving as a thankyou.
We returned to the boat, and stopped halfway back to Leticia at a huge tree (this variety known by the tribes as the 'mother of fish'); we stopped ...