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Amazon River Level Descending

10 Aug

The Amazon River level is descending. This region of the Amazon River is that of a braided manner with Islands and channels all up and down its longitude, those who have easy access during high water will find themselves high and dry during this season. The tributaries and channels dry up almost completely where not […]

Arambaza camp , full adventure travel

13 Nov

We have a small local style hut built in on a distant tributary of the Amazon River. This headwater area belongs to the community of San Gregorio. We are working together with the community of San Gregorio to promote the sustainable management of their tribal lands. Step one was to build a simple house to […]

Giant black Pacu caught

21 Oct

Colossoma macroponum – Black pacu- Tamabaqui(Brazil) Gamitama (Peru) This incredible specimen was captured on rod an reel from the banks of the Amazon River near the village of Oran, lower Amazon River Peru. Angler Anthony Giardenelli was taking advantage of the low water conditions of the Amazon river fishing the deeper waters for catfish when […]

It’s not the Piraña you need to worry about when swimming in the Amazon

02 Jan

So Hollywood has you fooled that pirañas are the most dangerous thing in the Amazon river? Don’t feel bad, they film plenty of nonsense. Let me explain why piranhas are not the most dangerous thing in the murky waters of my home. To get attacked by pirañas you would have to combine a few circumstances. […]

The rock bacu

21 Dec

(Lithodoras dorsalis = skin of stone) The spectacular Rock bacu or as known here on the Amazon river of Peru, Cahuara(ka-wara) ladrillo (brick)have a very interesting natural history. They have evolved quite an important niche in seed dispersal of plant species especially palms of the seasonally flooded forests of the Amazon river basin [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ScJcWgPzlk&w=420&h=315]. […]

Giant stingray caught

12 Dec

For charter fishing in the Amazon river Otorongo Expeditions This Incredible specimen of short tailed freshwater stingray was caught near Oran, Peru Lower Amazon River region. It weighed in at 154lb over 4ft long including her short tail. We were fishing on the point of two rivers combining when she sucked the live bait directly […]