Amazon to Andes

We left the jungle a three days ago and took a 10 hour bus ride to Cusco. It was incredible travelling up through the high Andean mountains, over 14 000ft in some places, passing llamas and tiny mountain villages. The amazing scenery almost made up for violent B movies in spanish and the fact that I was vomiting in […]

A Day in the Life…Jungle Life

Breakfast consists of a dry bun, fried egg and pureed papaya juice at 5:20am, and on boat with Ka and Astro by 6am. Slowly paddled to end of lake and saw: 2 caymens, toucans, what looked like a water snake, 6 otters with huge teeth, monkeys and to many different birds to list…this was all before 10am. Came back […]

Welcome to the Jungle

The last few days have been incredibly tiring and quite an adjustment. I left Vancouver early on the morning of Jan 9th, 4 flights and 27 hours later, I arrived in Puerto Maldonado, Peru. The heat and humidity here is intense but a welcome change from winter in Vancouver. I was very happy to be greeted at the airport […]