Hey mim, I also did a boat trip on the Amazon I took a boat (una lancha like the call it over there) from Yurimaguas (Peru) until Iquitos. It was 3 days on the boat in my hammock. It was a good experience to spend 3 days on such a boat with the local people, it was really an adventure to eat the food ...
After an early start - getting up at 0300 hrs for our flight to Iquitos the flight was delayed after taxying out and getting into the takeoff line, due to cloud/haze over Iquitos initially ...
Posted in Penny & John`s travels by PennyJohn
I spent 2 days in Iquitos and yes, I did get a nice hotel with air-conditioning. An Eskimo would have been comfortable in my room! The first thing I did was stop in and pay a quick visit to the 9 year old boy that was helping the men cut leaves in the jungle. He is a real little business ...
Posted in Escape into Reality by ScottK