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Boat trip up the La Torre River  
   

Boat trip up the La Torre River

Left to right- Georgia, Yaz, Jaime, Vikki and Jack.
Herptiles and more

February 20th 2009
After going bird mad when Gary the birdwatcher was here a couple of weeks ago, we have since changed our recent mania to herptiles (reptiles and amphibians) due to the arrival of a rather mental Swiss herpetologist called Conrad Mebert PHd. He is really a genetecist back home, but evidently has enough money to go on a mad snake frog spree in the Neotropics, catching as many things that creep as p ... 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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