Gateway to the Amazon

Coca cigarettes.

Coca cigarettes.

A blurry montage of Iquitos - the butterfly farm, visiting a hospital and Belen. It was a whirlwind; there were many, many mototaxis. In some ways, it was our favorite town in Peru. While we scramble to pack for our trip to Brazil, enjoy these photos...

So Matt thinks he has a parasite. We found a clinic and called a doctor who happened to work in an emergency room. On our way to search for his office, we came across this, ahem, wheelchair. You be the judge.

So Matt thinks he has a parasite. We found a clinic and called a doctor who happened to work in an emergency room. On our way to search for his office, we came across this, ahem, wheelchair. You be the judge.

One of our mototaxi drivers kicking ass in the rain.

One of our mototaxi drivers kicking ass in the rain.

A slew of mototaxis with their rain shields.

A slew of mototaxis with their rain shields.

How do you push a brokendown bus?

How do you push a brokendown bus?

Lunch on coals.

Lunch on coals.

Pills come in all shapes and strengths...

Pills come in all shapes and strengths...

Dear turtles, no one cares that you're endangered...

Dear turtles, no one cares that you're endangered...

How could you kill a creature with a shell like this??!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!

How could you kill a creature with a shell like this??!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!

Live, strung ducks.

Live, strung ducks.

What's your poison? Aphrodisiacs by the bottle.

What's your poison? Aphrodisiacs by the bottle.

Some crazy-ass fish that look like they were wearing armor. We don't remember their name.

Some crazy-ass fish that look like they were wearing armor. We don't remember their name.

Caiman.

Caiman.

An awesome rebar rocking chair.

An awesome rebar rocking chair.

Our boat on the way to the butterfly farm.

Our boat on the way to the butterfly farm.

On the boat...

On the boat...

The world <em>is </em>really round...

The world is really round...

A stormy afternoon en route to see butterflies.

A stormy afternoon en route to see butterflies.

Haha!

Haha!

Mating butterflies.

Mating butterflies.

Beautiful.

Beautiful.

Glass butterfly.

Glass butterfly.

Ocelot.

Ocelot.

Sloth aka <em>perezoso.</em>

Sloth aka perezoso.

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