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AMAZON GAS STATION  

AMAZON GAS STATION

CRUISING DOWN THE AMAZON AND OUT TO DEVIL’S ISLAND

March 26th 2012
Because of the strong current, the long trip up the Amazon, halfway across Brazil, took about three days. The speedy trip back to the ocean was only two days. At one point Captain Patruno proudly announced our speed at 25knots (29mph) which is really flying on this ship. While cruising in this part of South America we watched the movie “At Play in the Fields of the Lord.” It is a pretty good d ... read more
South America » French Guiana

French Guianese Flag First settled by the French in 1604, French Guiana was the site of notorious penal settlements until 1951. The European Space Agency launches its communication satellites from Kourou.... ... read more
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