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Sunrise on the Madre de Dios river  

Sunrise on the Madre de Dios river

Amazon Adventure!

June 25th 2005
A fulfilment of a childhood dream - a trip into the Amazon Rainforest! As a boy I avidly read Willard Price's book series of adventures, the first, and my favourite, written in 1949 was 'Amazon Adventure'. Me and my friend, Iain, were addicts of his 14 books. So inspiring were they, that I resolved to be a zoologist just like the main characters, Hal and Roger, and to go and catch animals in e ... read more
South America » Peru » Madre de Dios » Puerto Maldonado » Amazon Rainforest

Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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