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Amazon-Orinoco Link, Venezuela

In the fall 0f 2015, Kathy and I ran close to 400 miles of the Rio Marañon, in Peru. The trip began at an elevation of 6935′, in an arid canyon that cuts along the eastern flank of the Andes, … Continue reading

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Peru, the Rio Marañon. Day 29, 10/27/15

On the morning of Oct. 27, 2015 (Day 29), we had hardly a quarter-mile to go to the take-out, on river right at K. 619. We had done 385 miles on the Rio Marañon. But the original itinerary had us finishing at … Continue reading

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Peru, the Rio Marañon. Day 28, 10/26/15

We arrive at the Awajun village of Tutumberos, at K. 613 of our trip. This part of the Amazonian rain forest and Rio Marañon is the land of the Awajun tribe, of which Zacarias is a member. He is also an official … Continue reading

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Peru, the Rio Marañon. Days 26-27, 10/24-25/15

Day 26 The very low-gradient (flat) Cumba Valley continues, but in our case, Zacarias had volunteered (or been directed?) to row our boat. And, Karl was rowing the cataraft for CJ. At Corral Quemado, the guys went up to the roadside food stands … Continue reading

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

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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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