Monthly Archives: March 2011

Meeting Some New Friends (Sean)

While we were staying at Yurapamba Jungle Resort in Tena we were introduced to a couple two doors away from ours. Their names are Linda & Tony Pratt. They live in a huge (dark red) house while taking care of … Continue reading

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The butterfly farm (Braden)

We arrived at the butterfly farm by bus and walked down the path. There were lots of different flowers on the path; there was one that looked like fire. The man that worked at the butterfly farm showed us the … Continue reading

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The Pizza Carrier (Sean)

The Pizza Carrier has been designed in Tena by a man called Tony Pratt, and he is luckily our next door neighbour. Two people each day wheel it around town selling cooked pizza to anyone who wants one. It costs … Continue reading

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El Arca (Sean)

On Saturday, my family and I decided we were going to a place (similar to a zoo) called El Arca. First we hopped on the bus and headed for (a town called) Riochidona. When we got to the town square … Continue reading

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The Indigenous Museum (Sean)

Yesterday we decided to go to the Butterfly Museum, to see how the butterflies here look compared to the ones in New Zealand. We hopped on a bus at 12:45pm. There were no seats available, so we had to stand. … Continue reading

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The Amazon jungle walk and tower climb (Braden)

At 11.30 am we decided to go and to do a jungle walk at Jatun Sacha, a biological station in the Rio Napo Valley. Instead of taking a bus for a change we took a taxi Ute, because it was … Continue reading

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Cafe Tortuga – Tena (Sean)

Yesterday we were told about a Market quite close to our hostel, so we decided to go check it out and get some of our footwear fixed. We followed the map to where Martin said the Market was. After fifteen … Continue reading

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The Monkey at the Arc in Riochidona by Lara

We had to get a taxi ute and a bus to get to a wildlife refuge called The Arc or in spanish” El Arca”. We bought our tickets and got on with the tour. It’s like walking into a rainforest … Continue reading

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The Brazilian Wandering Spider or The Banana Spider (Sean)

Yesterday my Dad came in contact with a baby banana spider. It can paralyse you with its bite! The Banana Spider or commonly known as the Brazilian Wandering Spider is the most deadly spider in the world. The Brazilian wandering … Continue reading

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The Long Walk To The Restaurant In Banos With Johanna And Markus (Sean)

Yesterday Braden, Johanna, Markus and I went for a walk up the mountain in Banos heading to the restaurant up the hill. We had a water bottle each along with snack food and a backpack with a first aid kit. … Continue reading

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