It took me some time to get to sleep the night before, but it didn’t take long to realise we had chosen the wrong hammocks. Yes, they were new and beautiful; the fancy red and green weave definitely caught our eyes — we were perhaps too quick in deciding to buy it. Unfortunately we didn’t know better.
Category Archives: South America
Two boat journeys down, three more left, we had reached Brazil and our next leg of the journey which would take us by another slow boat from Tabatinga to Manaus.
During our time in Maranhão we got to talk about the Slow Spirit in different schools and in this post we tell a bit of the experience we had.
Leaving Iquitos we paid 80 soles this time and the journey once again took us 2 nights and 2 and a half days. You can use this route to cross the border into either Brazil or Colombia from Peru as the boat ends its journey at what is known as the three frontiers.
Everything you need to know about how to take a slow boat from Yurimaguas to Iquitos along the Amazon river.