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Peru, Hummingbirds at Huembo, 11/2/15

We hired a taxi for our trip to Moyobamba (#7 on map below). This was an affordable and convenient option because there were four of us to split the cost. Two miles back down to the Rio Utcubamba valley, and we … Continue reading

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Peru, the ruins of Kuelap, 10/30/2015

We left the Gocta Andes Lodge at 9 AM for a full-day tour to the ruins of Kuelap (#2 on map below) and the small city of Chachapoyas. We back-tracked down to the Rio Utcubamba valley, and then drove south and upstream, … Continue reading

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Peru, the Catarata de Gocta (Gocta waterfall), 10/29-11/1/2015

We had just finished a 29-day raft trip on the Rio Marañon, followed by a day and a half of gear clean-up. Having anticipated that we would be ready for a change after the conclusion of our raft trip, we had … 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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