Ariau, Brazil: Back in The Trees Again

It had been two years since my last visit to Ariau Amazon Towers Hotel and I was more than eager to get back in the trees! Upon my arrival I was greeted by the “welcome committee”, a playful troop of woolley monkeys with the irrepressible Natalie in the lead. She immediately took to my shoulders and gave me the appearance of a Russian with one of those funny fur hats! The staff had fun making sure the rest of the rambunctious troop did not enter the reception area and kept them distracted out on the boat launch. After convincing Natalie I would be around for a few days, she released the monkey grip she had on my head and let me check-in and find my suite

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