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Fun with dugouts

Fun with dugouts

Marty’s photo of the day #2450: This photo, from Peru, explained with a short excerpt from my first book, Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents: Other than Yaguas paddling in their dugouts (a skinny canoe carved from a log), we had the Rio Orosa to ourselves. When we passed the occasional tribal village, […]

The village goodbye

The village goodbye

Marty’s photo of the day #1681: Imagine if you visited a village, and when you left, the entire village came out to wave goodbye. That’s what happened to Deb and me when we stopped to check out one of the Yagua villages on the Amazon River. As time goes by, and more and more Americans […]

Fun on the Amazon River

Fun on the Amazon River

Marty’s photo of the day #1655: Fun on the Amazon River! Two Yagua boys race to meet the wake of our boat. And if they hit it just right, they’ll capsize and come up laughing.  

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