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


This was a short day, with time to visit a series of pools above camp.

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CJ, at K. 460. Jacarandas decorate the river bank.

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K. 460

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Totora Rapid (?)

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Same as above

Same as above, view upstream

Britt. A house and new road are seen upstream. Upstream view of above.

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Sauce Rapid (?)

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Sauce Rapid (?), Artie, Britt and Kym

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The new road is seen on river-right

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The escarpment first seen yesterday continues. Here, it has the appearance of sandstone.

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Telephoto view of the tilted (sandstone?) strata of the escarpment

Unidentified hawk

Hawk

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Farm and escarpment

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Big cliffs on the escarpment

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Tilted sandstone strata and pools (Kathy Hammerlee Miller photo)

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Camp #24, K. 475. Sunset on the escarpment.

Sunset at camp, downstream view

Sunset at camp, downstream view

CJ and I do dishes. I insisted that we put the dishpans on a table, instead of hunkering along the shore. I said: "Homie don't hunker".

CJ and I do the dishes. I insisted that we put the dishpans on a table, instead of hunkering along the shore. “Homie don’t hunker”, I said.

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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I am a photographer and have published a book of photography and accompanying text on running the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The first (print) edition is out of print, but a second edition is available as an iBook (eBook) through the iTunes bookstore. All Grand Canyon, river and nature lovers will enjoy my book: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/the-grand/id672492447?ls=1
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