16 Photos

Voyage to Heart of Amazon

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Exploring the Amazon
Author
Denise Work
I had fun writing my daily diary of the time on the Rio Nego. In truth, it says nothing of the beauty of the place and the people. The flavor of the sunsets and the stillness of the water at night. …
Exploring the Amazon
Author
Denise Work
My flat butt aquired from the hard, wooden canoe seats, has been of some use in the long jouney back. However, my sufferings have not ended upon the return to civilization. Seem to be having …
Exploring the Amazon
Author
Denise Work
I woke in a dream state this morning - Howler Monkeys screaming in my ears. It felt as if the talons of a Red Headed Vulture were searing into my brain. Then the pounding, the pounding wouldn't …
Swimming in the Amazon
Author
Denise Work
Began as all of the others, but am now plagued by bug bites, wet socks, nightmares of pink dolphins disguised as sailors and naked women riding jaguars. Am afraid the Malarone may not be working - …
With a small crocodile
Author
Denise Work
Learned of village lore today - it seems that once a year the pink dolphin comes ashore, disguised as a sailor. His little white sailor hat covering the blow hole on top of his head. The dastardly …
Snacking
Author
Denise Work
My captors continue to torment me - beginning with the banging on my door at 5:30 in the morning, cold showers and forced marches to nowhere through the hot, steamy jungle. My only sustenance is the …
Aboard the ship
Author
Denise Work
Wet, wet, wet!!! Camera is toast - condensation formed in the baggie used to keep it dry.
Aboard the ship
Author
Denise Work
5:30 am wake up call - tough on the old gal! Walk in the forest. Don't know when I've been so wet. Rain soaked everything through and through.
Manaus
Author
Denise Work
We spent the night at the Tropical. Beautiful old wooden doorways and long, haunted corridors. Reminds me of THE SHINING. Expect Jack Nicholson to pop out at any moment, "Here's …

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