Hotel Rio Shilcayo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Rio Shilcayo Tarapoto
Travel Blogs from Tarapoto
... Even so, it was exactly as I wanted it to be. I was going down the Amazon (well a tributary) the old fashioned way and the last of my four travel dreams was being realised. There was also something about a canoe in my “what if I could” version of this dream, but we’ll leave that for now*.
I passed the time reading, making jewellery, playing cards and getting to know the other passengers. In the end I was sad for the journey to be over. The ...
... and basically experiencing the local way of travelling. The day after we returned from the jungle we packed up and took a tuk tuk down to the port to see what boats were leaving that day. The port was humming with people, trucks and boats being loaded. We had a couple of names of boats that had a good reputation so had some idea of what we wanted. Each boat had a sign on it saying where it was going to and what time it was departing. The large blue and white Bruno ...
... of soles, so everything is two to three times cheaper in Peru. Pretty awesome. After breakfast, we waited for about an hour for the next collectivo to Yurimaguas. We were informed that the road still wasn't clear but that we could walk across the destruction once we arrived there and take a taxi from the other side, so we opted for this. If I've learned anything in my short time in Peru, it's that I should never expect to arrive anywhere by bus without at least one stop ...
... all in one day so I don't think it's on the same level. The car ride to Yurimaguas was pretty awesome... That was the last sentence I wrote before we stopped on this very car ride because large rocks had fallen on the street. It was like a sick joke or something. 3 landslides in one day!? Our driver and I hopped out to help remove some rocks from the road. We even had to tie a rope to one larger rock that we couldn't move and then tied ...
... earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen. - Henry David Thoreau
Wherever forests have not been mowed down, wherever the animal is recessed in their quiet protection, wherever the earth is not bereft of four-footed life - that to the white man is an 'unbroken wilderness.'
But for us there was no wilderness, nature was not dangerous but hospitable, not forbidding but friendly. Our faith sought the harmony of man with ...