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Boating into the swamp  
   

Boating into the swamp

This is a great example of moving from big, open Lake Sandoval into a narrow swamp to find the canoe landing, then putting our boots back on to brave the extremely wet, slippery muddy trail. I grew to love my boots day after day because my feet stayed clean.
La Selva = Tambopata Jungle Reserve

January 25th 2009
Hola los todos!! As we arrived by plane to Puerto Maldonaldo via a short trip - 45 mins, we quickly saw the canopy of trees covering the earth. And yes there was the RIO winding continuously throughout the jungle. We stepped off the plane expecting the slam of humidity and heat, yet it wasn´t that bad at all. The airport building was open air, we loved that it was very small and unassumming. ... 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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