Amazon Basin July 27th 2007 .
I bought a flight from Lima to Iquitos, on the Amazon River, for a little less than $100 then took a city bus to the Lima airport. In every town and city the locals/ bus drivers/ tourists/ tourist offices/everyone tell you not to take a bus because "it´s too dangerous". Because of this I'm sure that the crooks aren´t looking for foreigners on buses. I´ve not had any pr ... read more
South America » Peru » Loreto » Iquitos » Amazon Rainforest Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
WHERE THE HELL IS JOHN D?
Points to Ponder:
Even change for the worse is preferable to no change at all. Tom Robbins.
My trip hasn't been about sightseeing (although I've done that) as much as just being somewhere
When I listen to a person denigrating others, I judge the speaker. Let's hope everyone does. [Never judge someone by the opinion of another.
Better to judge the opinion-giver.]
A major source of misery is wanting things that contradict each other.
In the Vedas it's said, "Truth is One, but sages call it by ma... full info