I took two boats down the Amazon from Iquitos, Peru to Manaus Brazil.

Tabatinga to Manaus River Trip

November 8-11, 2006
Day 406-409

The journey from Tabatinga to Manaus was a long one, 1200 KM to be exact. For me, it involved riding down the Amazon for four days in a large boat in hammock class. This boat was much more crowded than the one from Iquitos to Santa… Read More »

Many Delays

November 5, 2006
Day 403

I woke up around midnight in the middle of a rainstorm. I had been sleeping on the floor with my sleeping bag and mattress, so I got soaked fairly quickly. The ceiling was waterproof, but there were no walls, only loosely hanging tarps, and the wind got so bad… Read More »

Amazonian Life

November 4, 2006
Day 402

The entire day was spent going down the Amazon today in one of the many slow boats that go up and down the river. I spent most of my time in a hammock watching the jungle go by. At this point, the river… Read More »