The Hummingbird Retreat Centre

Serpost, PO Box 197, Iquitos, Peru | Inn
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He who receives Satan receives Jesus

A travel blog entry by chimichenga


... never know how any of the Gospels came to be written. It is possible that the original texts were already in the Hellenistic language currently spoken at that time. And perhaps the opening words of John's Gospel, In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God, were an attempt to translate Bereshyt Bara Elohim for a public who, in any case, could not have understood the ontological meaning of the letter-numbers (or ...

The Car-less City

A travel blog entry by sharissajj


... loud and noisy city! I would say that Iquitos is no busier than a city like Guayaquil, but it sounds way worse due to all of the motorcycles/taxis! Other than the motorcycles, the other form of transportation are small river boats, which are pretty much a slightly larger canoe with a motor on it. They're definitely interesting to ride in! Each day of our trip we would walk around, running across intersections since there were hardly any cross walks, in ...

Day 69 - Terra Ferma

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot


... spotted it in a bush along the river. Hugo, who was steering the boat, was able to get us very close and see the snake's red and black body. It was quietly planning how to get his lunch, a cute frog that was sunbathing on a leaf. We saved your life little froggy!

It took another hour before we reached our destination, Terra Ferma. ...

Iquitos and the Jungle

A travel blog entry by benandhelen


... no.2! After an hour's drive we were transferred to a boat where we then travelled a further two hours on the river. On the way we saw dolphins! We had expected to see pink river dolphins so we were surprised to see several grey ones swimming in small pods not too far from the boat.
We eventually arrived at the lodge in the early afternoon and were shown our accommodation. It was very basic - just a wooden hut with holes in the walls and floorboards and a door that wouldn't ...

Peruvians are rubbish at jigsaws

A travel blog entry by meggles


... its what they asked for). I didn't actually realise it was the Mayor until about 3/4's of the way through the evening....

Last weekend I went to a lodge owned by Project Amazonas on the Mazán river, Devon had kindly offered that I could stay there as it was tranquil and easy to access the jungle. It was nice to be able to walk straight into the jungle but it wasnt quite as tranquil as I´d imagined - the kids of the manager of the place spent hours at a ...


This inn, located on Serpost, PO Box 197, Iquitos, is near Nasca Lines, Belen, Quistacocha Zoo, and Pacaya Samiria National Reserve.
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