Why Take an Amazon Cruise ?

Written by John Metcalfe

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The river is much narrower here, so Amazon cruise crafts are smaller, takingrepparttar form of riverboats with a capacity to hold no more than 50 or 60 passengers. The favored port of departure and return on a Peru Amazon cruise is located atrepparttar 150650 city of Iquitos. Most passengers arrive at Iquitos by air on an internal flight from Lima -repparttar 150651 capital of Peru..

An unforgettable adventure No matter where your Amazon cruise departs from, what you'll see and hear alongrepparttar 150652 way will dazzle, entertain and often render you speechless! You could take in a shore excursion where you'll meet a local shaman in a remote Amazonian village, or perhaps you'll go trekking inrepparttar 150653 jungle on a quest to discover rare species of plant and animal..

Fromrepparttar 150654 cruise boat toorepparttar 150655 Amazon is full of surprises! Imagine coming face to face withrepparttar 150656 smallest monkey inrepparttar 150657 world as it dangles from a tree branch close to your boat, or watchingrepparttar 150658 mesmerizing display of a shimmering six-foot Golden Dourada one ofrepparttar 150659 most beautiful freshwater fish inrepparttar 150660 world. It really does make for an unforgettable experience..

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Airport Travel Tips: Reducing Waiting Times

Written by Marisol Boatwright

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•Do not pack wrapped gifts and do not bring wrapped gifts torepparttar checkpoint. Wrap on arrival or ship your gifts prior to your departure. TSA may have to unwrap packages for security reasons. While atrepparttar 150618 Airport Each adult traveler needs to keep available his/her airline boarding pass and government-issued photo ID until exitingrepparttar 150619 security checkpoint. Due to different airport configurations, at many airports you will be required to display these documents more than once. •Placerepparttar 150620 following items IN your carry-on baggage or in a plastic bag prior to enteringrepparttar 150621 screening checkpoint: oMobile phones oKeys oLoose change oMoney clips oPDA's (personal data assistants) oLarge amounts of jewelry oMetal hair decorations oLarge belt buckles •Take your laptop and video cameras with cassettes OUT of their cases and place them in a bin provided atrepparttar 150622 checkpoint. •Take OFF all outer coats, suit coats, jackets and blazers.

Marisol Boatwright is an Independent Travel Agent with Global Travel International. She has years of experience in the travel agency business and wants to help people with their travel needs. Whether it be for hotel or air reservations, auto rentals, cruises, or vacation packages, Marisol will be able to help. http://boatrighttravels.globaltravel.com mailto:boatwrim@bellsouth.net

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