Iquitos, Peru: The Beginning

Iquitos, is a different place, here are my thoughts

Alex Milner


Iquitos Peru
Photo by Deb Dowd on Unsplash

I’ve visited Peru for the last week, and with the differences, similarities and adventures I’ve experienced, sharing the experience is a part of the experience.

My Thoughts Before Travelling

Before I write anything in this section, I haven’t travelled yet, so I want to apologise already for potentially being an incentive— as this isn’t something I’ve experienced before.

One of the rules which I’ve enforced upon myself is that this section is not allowed to be edited after I return. This is the fun of it, let’s see what I get wrong.

Currently, as I write this it is the 27th of May 2022, 17 days away from when I arrive in Iquitos, Peru. At the moment, my thoughts are quite sporadic. I’m not quite sure what to think.

Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash

So, why am I adding this section? This is mainly to see what I was thinking before I went and the comparison after I return to write this section.

As I say, my thoughts are quite mixed. As I live in England, it is going to be quite different, being in Southern America — but this goes without saying.

Although anxious, I am quite interested to see the foods, sights and transportation (all of which I will insert images).

For the food, as I relatively fussy eater, and with an array of exotic foods being in Peru, this is going to be interesting. Although intrigued, being able to indulge in their foods will take a lot of trial and error, which will be interesting to see.

The Sights. This is going to be incredible. A lot of sunsets, which are always pleasurable to see. Through the excitement of travelling to Peru, I have watched a lot of YouTube videos, so this might be cheating. This will be interesting to see how it compares to reality.

Travelling, this might be the one which is most different to me. This is only because the places which I’ve travelled to previously are only by car. In comparison, in Iquitos Peru — where I’m travelling, I’ve seen…



Alex Milner

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