Back to the village of Alder da Chau after 24 hrs. in jungle. Interesting but not that spectacular. Hope for better in the Manous region. Fly there Sat. PM - Sun. AM. (no more slow boats for this sailor). Will spend today and tomorrow here in Chau and try to sleep. Malaria medication is doing crazy things to my head, have not slept for more than an hour or so at a time for 6 nights now. Will attempt to up load photos and video when I get to Manous. Hope a...
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3 days into the Amazon. Wow - what a place. Already seen some amazing things. Perhaps the best was a ferry manuver by a 9 year old native girl in an open deck canoe to time and hook onto a 200" passanger boat at 10-15 mph, tie off scramble up the side of the boat with a basket of corn and vegs. to sell for what could not have been more than $5.00 US. Absolutly unbelievable - I could not have done it in 10 tries; she barely got wet. Video to follow. Fo...