Off to the jungle!


Starting tomorrow I will be OOF for two weeks visiting the remote jungles of Peru.  You can read my itinerary here.  I will also spend some time seeing Macchu Picchu and Cuzco.  This trip was booked almost a year ago and some time ago I blogged about it.  The lodges I am staying at are an interesting idea - involve the locals in the welfare and profits of ecotourism and they will be very unlikely to poach the animals.  You can read an interesting article about this here.


I have spent the last several months brushing up on my Spanish and reading several interesting books on the rainforest.  My wife is a bit concerned about anacondas and poisonous frogs but I am a bit more concerned about ants and botflies.  If you do not know what a botfly is, then you probably don't want to know.


In the meantime I will prepost a series about travelling abroad with children.

Comments (1)

  1. Nice. One of my friends is there right now and blogs (http://www.puppyfox.com/blogs) about his travels. He did find a dead anaconda and wore it like a boa 🙂 Have fun there!

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