Iquitos and the Amazon

The Gateway to the Amazon

The Amazon is huge and there are many stops along the rivers edge for people to take in the views and local wildlife. I typically avoid the touristy stuff but this was actually pretty interesting. lots of animals, birds, monkeys, fish, etc. and of course some beautiful views of the Amazon. I spent two days exploring the place and each place I visited was different. 2 stops were all about the animals, especially the monkeys, which were a lot of fun. also got to see some giant fish, Paiche, they call them.