Monthly Archives: December 2015

Peru, the Rio Marañon. Day 25, 10/23/15

  The following post: https://believesteve.org/2016/01/02/peru-the-rio-maranon-days-26-27-1024-2515/

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Peru, the Rio Marañon. Day 24, 10/22/15

This was a short day, with time to visit a series of pools above camp. Tomorrow we would arrive at Puerto Malleta, as the Grand Canyon of the Rio Marañon ended: https://believesteve.org/2015/12/31/peru-the-rio-maranon-day-25-102315/

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Peru, the Rio Marañon. Day 23, 10/21/15

Today we come to the most controversial of the numerous proposed damsites, Chadin II, along with Linlin, our favorite Class IV rapid of the trip.   Linlin is a classic Class IV rapid, with a large hole occupying the middle of the … Continue reading

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Peru, the Rio Marañon. Day 22, 10/20/15

Camp #22 was on river right, at K. 428, next to a sculpted cliff. There was a burro skeleton in the eddy. Here is the link to the following post: https://believesteve.org/2015/12/29/peru-the-rio-maranon-day-23-102115/  

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Peru, the Rio Marañon. Day 21, 10/19/15

We floated past  K. 400 to Camp #21, on a beach opposite the town of Mendan. Pedro then took his computer and kayaked across to town, to show his movie to whichever residents he could scare up. As reported by CJ, someone … Continue reading

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Peru, the Rio Marañon. Days 19 – 20, 10/17 – 18/15

“Camps” #18 and #19 were the two nights spent at the Hotel Villa Madrid in Celendin, which is a thoroughly pleasant  town. On the Plaza were an ATM, a pharmacy and a cafe (“El Rincon del Gato”) that sold good coffee (coffee concentrate … Continue reading

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Peru, the Rio Marañon. Day 18, 10/16/15

Our last night’s camp, #17, was in a backwater on a mostly muddy beach, to the upstream side of the Rio Llanten. Late in the morning, we arrive at Samosierra Rapid, Class III-IV, at K. 320. Like some rapids upstream … Continue reading

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