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At the end they would not stop asking my family and I to buy their jewelry. It felt like a lot of pressure and they would laugh at us when we actually bought stuff, probably because if was so overpriced.
It is a bit of a place that you will be hounded to buy something. But the people do take no for an answer. The Bora are trying to preserve their culture as the young people move away and the elders begin to die. It...More
The boat will drop you of at a small space vegetation and members of the tribe will take you to a small clearing in the forest. They will then try to convince you to let them dance for you, which will cost you around 20...More
Our day tour of the Amazon included a stop to see the Bora Indians. We didn't find it to be pushy like others said. We did purchase some bracelets for our daughters, and you could see tan lines from "western" clothing on some of the...More
The Bora are found in a small area of the Amazon close to Iquitos and the Irapay Resort. They told us that there are only several thousand if them left. The older Bora seem slightly disoriented by the pace of change going on around them...More
Visiting the Bora is a decent stop-off when moving between the jungle and Iquitos.
The traditional dances are fun to get involved in and the tribe are very welcoming.
That said, prepare to be mobbed if you show any interest in their artisanal goods! You'll...More
We were brought to a tent where the tribal members wore traditional clothing and asked for participants in a dance. At the end, they had a blow dart and allowed up to three tries to hit a post from a few feet away. It was...More
the Bora Village is about about 10 minutes into the jungle by boat from the Amazon River.
when you arrive, you are greeted by a few off the tribe and escorted into a big tent.
they do a few dances, as well as invite you...More