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Tony (HowtoPeru and TarapotoLife) has freelanced for V!VA Travel guides as well as a number of web-based travel sites. Having backpacked solo throughout South America for about two years in total, he finally decided to settle in the Peruvian jungle.

  • Hometown

    England

  • Location now

    Tarapoto, Peru

Tony Dunnell's Guide Book Entries

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  • Getting To and Away

    Mar 03, 2011 - Tingo Maria, Peru

    Tarapoto has an airport, located 1.5 kilometers (0.9 mi) east of the town, but there are no scheduled flights. It ......

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  • Getting Around

    Mar 03, 2011 - Tingo Maria, Peru

    Motorbikes and mototaxis rule the streets of Tingo Maria. Mototaxis (motorbike rickshaws) can take you from one end of town ......

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  • Safety

    Mar 03, 2011 - Tingo Maria, Peru

    There’s certainly no need for paranoia in Tingo Maria, but visitors should exercise a degree of caution. The town is ......

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Destinations

  • Tingo Maria

    Mar 03, 2011 - Tingo Maria, Peru

    Tingo Maria is a hot and bustling town located in the department of Huánuco. It sits at an altitude of ......

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  • Yarinacocha

    Mar 03, 2011 - Yarinacocha , Peru

    Lago Yarinacocha, once part of the Río Ucayali until the meandering river cut back on itself, is a large oxbow ......

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Hotels

  • Hostal Palacio

    Mar 03, 2011 - Tingo Maria, Peru

    Hostal Palacio may not be quite as palatial as its name would suggest, but it is one of the best ......

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  • Hotel Internacional

    Mar 03, 2011 - Tingo Maria, Peru

    Walk a couple of blocks down from Hostal Palacio and you’ll find Hotel Internacional, a definite step up in quality. ......

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  • Hotel Oro Verde

    Mar 03, 2011 - Tingo Maria, Peru

    Hotel Oro Verde is an oasis of calm just a short mototaxi ride from the bustling town center. The elegant ......

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Restaurants

  • El Carbón

    Mar 03, 2011 - Tingo Maria, Peru

    El Carbón is the place to go for grilled or barbequed meat dishes (parrilladas). Peru isn’t known for the quality ......

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  • Hotel Nueva York Restaurant

    Mar 03, 2011 - Tingo Maria, Peru

    Hotel Nueva York sits just off the main square. The hotel itself is decent, but climb up the winding stairwell ......

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  • Hotel Oro Verde Restaurante

    Mar 03, 2011 - Tingo Maria, Peru

    For a long and relaxing lunch, take a mototaxi to Hotel Oro Verde, grab a table by the pool and ......

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Activities

  • Tabacalera Del Oriente

    Mar 03, 2011 - Tarapoto, Peru

    The Tabacalera del Oriente is a paradise for cigar smokers. For non-smokers, the “factory” provides a fascinating insight into the ......

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  • Parque Nacional Tingo Maria

    Mar 03, 2011 - Tingo Maria, Peru

    Parque Nacional Tingo María (Tingo Maria National Park), located about six kilometers (3.7 mi) south of town and easily reached ......

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  • Bella Dormiente

    Mar 03, 2011 - Tingo Maria, Peru

    Overlooking Tingo Maria is the Bella Dormiente (Sleeping Beauty), a lush green mountain range that bears the profile of a ......

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