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Monthly Archives: July 2015

My favorite part of this trip was eating beetle larva / Mi parte más favorito de este viaje era comer los bichos, suri

Of all the stuff that I saw on this trip, my favorite of all was getting the chance to eat bugs! Specifically, eating suri, which is beetle larva found in the jungles of the Amazon. They serve them raw and cooked but it was recommended that they taste better cooked so I had to eat … Continue reading »

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Lots of things to do and see on tours of Iquitos / Para divertirte el más posible en Iquitos, debes ir en tours

I don’t want to really write a lot about what I saw as I prefer to show through the pictures posted of what you can see on the tours in Iquitos. No quiero escribir mucho porque yo prefiero mostrar de mis fotos lo que he visto en mis tours en Iquitos. Las fotos pueden ser … Continue reading »

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Testing out a blowgun that natives use for hunting in the Amazon jungle / Usé una cerbetana que las nativas usan para la caza en la selva

There are tours to go see various indigenous tribes that live along the Amazon River and many welcome visitors as it is a source of income for them by selling trinkets and other stuff. They’ll welcome you with a dance, tell you facts about themselves, allow you to walk about the village, and try to … Continue reading »

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Yes, you can catch piranhas in Peru! / Sí, puedes pescar y atrapar pirañas en Perú

Yup, in the city of Iquitos which is located in Northeastern Peru, there are fishing tours available that people can go on. I booked a trip on the Dawn on the Amazon and my guide picked me up at my hotel to take me to the boat where we initially traveled on the Nanay River … Continue reading »

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Going to El Castillo & Boca de Sabalos in Nicaragua / El Castillo y Boca de Sábalos en Río San Juan en Nicaragua

Boca de Sabalos and El Castillo are both located on the San Juan river of Nicaragua which is also the location of the Montecristo River Lodge where I spent time going fishing there. During my fishing period there, my boat crew and I happened to fish our way to El Castillo de la Imaculata Concepcion, … Continue reading »

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