No one said it would be easy.... April 26th 2012 No one said it would be easy, did they?
Iquitos is the largest city in the world with no roads attaching it to the outside world. One must either catch a plane or a boat to arrive.
As many of you know, I was headed to Pucalpa, Peru, to catch a boat to Iquitos two and a half years ago. On my way, I, along with the rest of my bus, was robbed by armed bandits. I decided not to head into the jun ... read more
South America » Peru » Loreto » Iquitos 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