Bolivia
Cascajo

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  • Day149

    3 Tage Überleben im Dschungel

    July 16, 2019 in Bolivia ⋅ 🌧 20 °C

    Zwischen Aligatoren, Cobras, Vogelspinnen, giftigen Raupen, Piranias, unzähligen Moskitos, Nattern, Caimanen und einem Handzahmen Puma, überlebt es sich nicht einfach aber so viel können wir vorab sagen, wir haben es geschafft😅.

    Da ist für Luxus also Strom, Internet oder fließend Wasser kein Platz und wer nicht mit anfasst in Form von Fische fangen der geht hungrig ins "Bett".

    Ein wahnsinniges Erlebnis nur unter einem Moskitonetz mitten im Dschungel bei einer Geräuschkulisse von brüllenden Affen, schreienden Vögeln und allem was im Dschungel lebt zu schlafen.
    Ausserdem ist es wahnsinnig interessant zu erfahren, was der Dschungel für natürliche Medizin bereit hält. Man könnte denken man schlägt sich den Weg durch eine Apotheke, immer auf den Spuren des echten Pumas.
    Auch auf diesem Abenteuer haben uns das Französische Pärchen Jules und Lea begleitet was um so mehr Spaß machte und unser Apotheker(Guide) lehrte uns im Dschungel zu überleben nur gegen Moskitos hat er kein ordentliches Mittel und somit waren wir mit hunderten Stichen übersät. Und mit diesem Andenken ging es erstmal wieder Richtung Zivilisation aber unser Abenteuer endete damit noch nicht...😉
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    Katrin und Stefan

    Hammer Landschaft 👌

    7/30/19Reply
    Carola Melchien

    Spätestens beim Anblick der "freilebenden", giftigen Kumpels 🕷🐍 wäre ich auf der Stelle tot umgefallen 😅🤣 Passt immer schön auf Euch auf!

    7/31/19Reply
    Mu Va

    Ich kann nur immer wieder schreiben , wahnsinns tolle, beeindruckende Bilder, ich glaub so mutig wäre ich nicht.🙈👍👍

    7/31/19Reply
    Andrea Stäps

    Also hier wäre ich bestimmt davon gelaufen oder hätte vor lauter Angst und Respekt kein Auge zugemacht 😨🤭😲wie immer Hut ab ihr beiden, starke Leistung!!!

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  • Day27

    The lord of the ring

    October 26, 2017 in Bolivia ⋅ ⛅ 34 °C

    Back at the camp, we started with the artwork we had been planning to do. The 1st up was a ring made from the small coconut.
    The coconut was sawed into ring size cylinder. Then it was smoothed on all the sides and the edges with sand paper. We used 3 different fineness in the sand papers to get a real smooth finish.
    After that, a little bit of ash from the cigarette was used to give it a shiny black finish.
    There you have it, the ring was ready.
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    Vijay kumar Dang

    Really beautiful

    10/31/17Reply
    The Craze for Travelling

    Thanks

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  • Day27

    Necklace time

    October 26, 2017 in Bolivia ⋅ ⛅ 34 °C

    After the ring, it was time for the necklace. The other variety of coconut with multiple holes in it was used for this.
    The coconut was sawed into a ring. The coconut pulp was removed from the 3 inner rings. Then it was the same procedure with smoothening of the sides and the edges with 3 different fineness of sand paper. After that the minor coconut pulp strands from the holes near the edges was removed by tapping on them. In the end, the wood was polished by rubbing the coconut pulp to give it a shine.
    After that we, passed the thread through the rest of the beads. The last part was the forming of the thread knots between the beads to hold them in place and to space them as well. For this, we had to tie one end of the string to a tree branch and the other to our belt buckle and stretch it while we used the hands to loop the thread pattern. The end result was a fantastic tribal necklace.
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    Vijay kumar Dang

    Good idea for start up, there is craze for unconventional stuff.

    10/30/17Reply
    The Craze for Travelling

    Its a lot of hard work

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  • Day27

    The night safari

    October 26, 2017 in Bolivia ⋅ 🌙 33 °C

    After the dinner, we went out to the jungle again for a night trek. It was pitch datka nd besides the cacophony of sounds from the insects and some birds there was complete silence.
    We saw a huge spider spinning its web right next to the path. Miguel told us that it was an extremely poisonous species.
    Then we saw some baby caymens in the lake nearby, their eyes shining in the glow of the torchlight being reflected by their eyes. Miguel managed to catch one of them amd we took turns holding it to feel the skin before releasing it back into the lake.
    During the trek, we also saw a poisonous bull frog. It is quite huge,almost as big as a palm of the hand. Wr also saw a green poison dart frog which has poison on its skin. The indigenous people use the poison to make their darts more dangerous when hunting.
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    Vijay kumar Dang

    Strange,you could locate this camouflage frog ,even at night.

    10/31/17Reply
    The Craze for Travelling

    We had an excellent guide

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  • Day26

    Bath in Rio Hondo

    October 25, 2017 in Bolivia ⋅ ⛅ 32 °C

    After a walk of about 30 min, we reached the rio Hondo. It was about 3 pm and it was extremely hot in the sun. We went and had a dip in the rio Hondo. The temperature of the water was about 20 C and it felt very pleasant in the heat. We were there for almost 45 min. We even used the soap fruits we had picked earlier in the day to clean ourselves. It was a very interesting experience overall.
    The biggest irritant was the Sunflies. They would buzz around and sit on the exposed skin and bite the skin away leaving a small hole with blood there. From the moment I removed the clothes to the moment I was in water, I managed to get 7-8 bites on the legs.
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    Vijay kumar Dang

    Water seems to be muddy,did you bathe again?

    10/30/17Reply
    The Craze for Travelling

    That's how it is in the Amazonas. 3 days of bathing in the rivers and lakes like these.

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  • Day26

    Dinner preparations continue

    October 25, 2017 in Bolivia ⋅ ☀️ 32 °C

    While we took a break from the fishing, the ever efficient Wiki continued with the dinner preparation by digging a hole for the water and lighting a fire for the cooking. She even collected some broad leaves to be used as plates.Read more

    Vijay kumar Dang

    Kand mool kha rahe ho,thank God there is oil for cooking.

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  • Day26

    No fish dinner

    October 25, 2017 in Bolivia ⋅ ☀️ 31 °C

    As soon as the sun was low, we went back to fishing bit today luck was not on the oir side. We had to skip the fish. We had the vegetarian dinner Wiki had prepared for us. It was a salad, fried potatoes, rice and some cheese with vegetables. Wiki even showed us how to make plates from the leaves and stitch it with vines.Read more

    Vijay kumar Dang

    Welcome back to plastic,concrete & artificial life.

    10/30/17Reply
    Vijay kumar Dang

    Circle of life....... Reminds me of your engineering college days, food from your hostel mess or PG food was not at all to your liking so regular 3star hotel resturant bills were always found in your laundry....remember. Now you had to take all this ,may be now there is no strain & burden of studies & you donot need a very nourishing diet? 😜😜

    10/30/17Reply
    The Craze for Travelling

    All good things must come to an end somewhere

    10/30/17Reply
    The Craze for Travelling

    🤣🤣🤣🤣

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  • Day27

    3rd day in jungle, morning chores

    October 26, 2017 in Bolivia ⋅ ⛅ 25 °C

    We woke up at around 8 am. After a hearty breakfast of cheese Empenadas and rings from Yukka flour, we were ready for the day.
    The first task was to cut some wood for the fire for the cooking. Hristo helped Miguel in that.Read more

    Vijay kumar Dang

    Was tea or coffee available?

    10/30/17Reply
    The Craze for Travelling

    Nope.. Not in the jungle

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  • Day27

    Back at main camp

    October 26, 2017 in Bolivia ⋅ ☀️ 35 °C

    After a few more minutes of walking we were back at the main camp by around 3:15 pm.
    It was extremely hot and there was absolutely no wind at all. Back in the camp, we decided to go for a swim in the river. The water temperature was in the mid 20s but felt very refreshing in the sweltering heat. We enjoyed the swim for about 45 min before going back to the camp.Read more

  • Day25

    Lunch time at Escorpion refuge

    October 24, 2017 in Bolivia ⋅ ⛅ 28 °C

    While we had been exploring the area, the cook Wiki had been busy cooking a delicious lunch for us. For the vegetarian part, it was egg with rice and 2 different kinds of salads. All this along with fresh juice of pineapple.Read more

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