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Today, we left the Cusco hotel around 9h00 in direction of the local airport. Air plane ticket in hand, we boarded the plane for Puerto Muldonado. This is a 45 minutes flight but it would take days to get there by car. This city is in the rain forest at only 200 meters altitude. It is hot and humid in here. There is currently an illegal strike in this city. Not sure if you saw that on the news but cars in flame is not unusual throughout the country. We have been lucky until now as it didnt delay our itinerary.
Once in Puerto Muldonado airport, we met the local guide who instructed us we were not going through the city as planned but instead directly to the port by going around the city through dirt road.
Once there, we jumped into a long and narrow boat with a 60hp motor. We were about 12 persons on board. We saw a few animals and even a cayman while going up the river for 2 hours. We then arrived to our lodge. It is like a small paradise hidden in the jungle. Armed with insect repellent and long sleeve cloths, even if it feel like 40°c in here, we explored the site and assisted to a nice sunset on the river.
At night, we had a guided visit thorough the jungle to discover; small frog, big spider and some other insects that looks like branch or leaf.
Our room has moskitos net over the bed. There is no hot water, no electricity in the room.
After diner, it is time to go to bed already!

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Sunset in the amazon

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Big iron tree

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