Posts tagged "Amazon"
The hand about to hit

The hand about to hit

The weight of his hand presses down on my head, while his other hand steers the boat down the dark river ahead of us. The two of us are surrounded by the darkness of a beautiful Amazon night, alone in this vast, uninhabited rainforest. His fingers creep to my forehead, and after some slow strokes make...
About a Jungle City and a Boy Who Nearly Drowned

About a Jungle City and a Boy Who Nearly Drowned

Iquitos, a city in the Northern part of the Peruvian Amazon, was my final destination in Peru after having entered the country three weeks earlier from the south. Being in and around this city was as if I had gone to another country (another world!) where life was hot, humid and exotic. Upon arrival it...