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Sep 20, 2007 - The Jungle Book

It would take us 2 whole days to get to our final destination in the heart of the Amazon Jungle.... Our fellow travellers were an English husband and wife, an English brother and sister and an Italian Father and Daughter, and of course our guide Nicholas who had a PHD in Dung Beetles. It was together that we would fight off wild beasts, escape from a grounded boat, survive a torrential tropical storm and of course become familiar with one anothers bathroom habits as we shared jungle style conveniences. One hour after leaving Cusco we knew...

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Oct 30, 2005 - Snakes, monkeys and spiders

Just a quick update after a fantastic trip in the jungle. After feeling a little homesick for the lush, green countryside of Guatemala I got my fix in the jungle so I'm feeling much happier now. It took about 10 hours by bus to leave the dry, desert landscape and reach the tropical cloud and rain forests. We also had the opportunity to stop at the local villages along the way. We had a great bunch of people (15 of us) and spent 8 days walking, boating and busing through the jungle. We visited the Manu National Park, part of the Amazon. Our...

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