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The Henry  

The Henry

Just Cruisin'. From Pucallpa to Iquitos.

August 24th 2014
There's a whole range of Henry's. We were on Henry VI. The only majestic thing about her was her name. The Henry is a turquoise and orange, wood and tin cargo barge that has seen better days. Mainly cargo – but she does take people – up to 200 of them. And she takes both on a four-day sojourn down the meandering Rio Ucayali for 500 km or more to the steamy jungle city of Iquitos. The Henry's ... read more
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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
25th August 2014

Outside of time
Sounds like a perfectly lazy life--time dictated only by when you'd receive your princely portion of meals. So many amazing sights--those stalwart porters, skies that went on forever, the comfortable/uncomfortable way of life. You've inspired me!

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