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Pete Casey

Amazon Walk Delayed By Brazil’s World Cup Wins

Date: July 03, 2018
Approximate GPS Location: (4.30°S, 69.55°W)

Pete Casey says he had "an issue" with one of his new indigenous Ticuna guides and had to exit the jungle via a very long river paddle. He is now in a town re-planning and searching for a new guide, but the region, if not the whole country, seems overcome by soccer mania.

He had previously claimed that no one offered to be his walking guide because everyone wanted to watch the World Cup games. Perhaps we have to wait until Brazil loses (or wins the whole thing) in order for Casey to restart his expedition?


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