I made an impulse buy of a $30 Elvis suit 3 weeks before leaving Australia in Jan 2008 to travel for a year.
It's crap....and now it's coming with me.
I don't sound like Elvis, look like Elvis, or sing like Elvis.
I am Crap Elvis.


World trip montage - Crap Elvis in 25 countries

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Crap Elvis in the Bolivian jungle

Well, the thin air of La Paz (3600m above sea level) is still providing a good enough excuse not to think of lots of words to write, so again, mostly pics until my head clears enough for proper accompanying words and vids. (wordy bits have now been added to the Buenos Aires post though somewhere below)

Anyway, here we go, stuff from a 3 day trip into the Bolivian jungle. One day we looked for anacondas in the morning and went piranha fishing in the afternoon, which made a nice change.

So it took a 40 minute flight from La Paz by Amaszonas airlines (¨now capable of 19 passengers each flight¨ the ads boast!) to nearest jungle village where obviously jungle fever has set in on a few long term residents. This is the local mobile baker.

then 3 hour trip in 4wd....with added stuck in the mud in the middle of nowhere experience...

then 3 hour boat ride in wooden canoe type thing...

to finally get us to our ecolodge (fancy way of saying dodgy huts on stilts with no running water or electricity)

Oh look, there´s an alligator outside our toilet. It didn´t rate a warning when we arrived so it was a nice surprise.

Shout out to the jungle crew...

Oh look, there´s an alligator outside next to our living room...

Waking up early for sunrise boat ride.

Worth it.

ooh look, today he´s outside our kitchen...and if he´s quick enough he gets the scraps the piranhas aren´t quick enough for.

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