Adventure / South America / Travel / Uncategorized

At the Copa, Copacobana… not in Havana but in Bolivia!

Copacobana was easy to get to from Puno – just a direct three hour bus ride.  We didn’t have any accommodation booked – the place I wanted to stay in Hotel Las Olas http://www.hotellasolas.com – a feature in the trusty Lonely Planet, wrote back to me saying they were full, but to come anyway and … Continue reading

Adventure / South America / Travel / Uncategorized

Iquitos – gateway to the Amazon Jungle

We landed at Iquitos Airport, if you can call it that (it’s so small) and met by a driver to take us to our hotel, La Casa Fitzcarraldo http://www.lacasafitzcarraldo.com. .  How nice!  So much better than having to fend for ourselves to find a taxi, then negotiate the fare! When we arrived, we got a … Continue reading