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Tagged With: Peru

There is scuba diving in Peru – it’s in Mancora! / ¡Sí, hay buceo en Perú – existe en Máncora!

Oh yeah, there is more to Peru than just going there to hike on the Inca Trail to go see Machu Picchu, check out Cusco, eating great Peruvian food and drinking Inca Kola, or go fishing and seeing the wildlife in the jungles of the Amazon… nope, there’s more! There’s scuba diving! In Peru! Yes, … Continue reading »

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What to buy in Iquitos / ¿Qué se compra en Iquitos?

To me, I don’t have any use for the trinkets that the natives were selling such as earrings or necklaces. Some of them were interesting such as the piranha necklace but I don’t know what to do with them. My recommendation is buy the bags – they’re made of natural items from the jungle and … Continue reading »

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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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