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Peru, PumaRinri Lodge 11/3-5/15

We drove to Tarapoto, and then about a half-hour further east, to the PumaRinri Lodge (#8 on map below), elevation 804′. The lodge sits on a steep hillside above the Huallaga River. Now we were in the real Amazon lowland rainforest … Continue reading

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Peru, Moyobamba 11/2-3/15

Moyobamba (#7 on map below), at an elevation of 2877′, is called the Orchid Capital of Peru, and Waqanki Orchid Gardens is the place to go when there. Waqanki also has hummingbird feeders and hummingbirds. As though by design, Waqanki is … 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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