Hotel Rio Shilcayo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Tarapoto
... rides. The bus ride was pretty bad but felt like a breeze compared to my last few Peruvian bus rides (mostly because there was a good movie playing with English subtitles). I've learned that no Peruvian bus ride is complete without at least one unexpected stop. We probably stopped about 6 times due to the (very old) bus breaking down. Luckily, they were quick fixes; the driver jumped out quickly, opened the dm side hatch, tinkered a bit, and then was able to ...
... 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 ...
... us, the small bags were flowing back from the driver, people would yell something like "savacho" but Marc and I would yell "servica" which is beer, people laughed each time. The older couple ahead of us were so friendly, he spoke very broken English and his wife laughed at everything so fully, her whole chubby body bounced.
At one point the bird climbed onto Marc's ankle and he started panicking like a child when it pecked at him, i tried to grab ...
... a remote and unused bit of bottomland. With the remnants of coldframes and other stray material he built a secret greenhouse in the woods. Asked what he was forever doing all by himself so far from the farmyard, Carver replied firmly if enigmatically, “I go to my garden hospital and take care of hundreds of sick plants.”
Farmers’ wives from all over the countryside began bringing him their ailing houseplants, begging him to make them bloom. Gently ...
... another minibus 2.5 hours, then pick up a boat to Iquitos. However the stuff I was reading on the net, said the port was really crowded and cabins were really hard to get.
I need a cabin so my gear stays safe.
I found a flight on Tuesday for less that 85USD.
So rather than 3 days on a boat I'm taking a flight for an hour.
I'll take the boat back.