Posts in Columbia
At first, you appreciate the sky, the movement the water makes as the boat parts through it; the canopy on each coast. You enjoy watching the ebb and flow as the colors of the rio change and the the Amazon widens and closes in. It's wondrous.
You meet a Spaniard named Guillermo and a Frenchman named Sebastien while you're all attempting to tie the correct knot to string up your hammocks. You ... View Essay »
We made it to Brazil/Columbia safe and sound. We´re staying in Leticia, Columbia and tomorrow we take a slow cargo boat from Tabatinga, Brazil to Manaus. We should arrive sometime on Friday (though reports from the interwebs say it can take up to 6 days) and clue you in on all our travels across the Amazon! From what we hear there will be hammocks slung from every fixed pole and 3 levels high. It should be fun.