Ascent of the Amazon
Ascent of the Amazon

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Pete Casey

“Longer, more difficult, risky and dangerous route”

Date: October 24, 2018
Approximate GPS Location: (4.30°S, 69.72°W)

Casey has been stymied over and over in his attempt to make it across the last remaining stretch of Brazilian Amazon to the Peruvian border. In a few recent tweets, however, he explained that he has a new guide named Diego and they have made progress on a "longer, more difficult, risky and dangerous route". Further on, he made it to a tourist lodge which he calls "an oasis amongst an ocean of jungle". There he said he shared breakfast with the pictured toucan!


update history

New Guide, Milestone Town, New Tributary, Saliva Alcohol

June 25, 2021 // Ascent of the Amazon

Guide Cho Catches Malaria

April 27, 2021 // Ascent of the Amazon

False Starts, Hiccups & Covid

February 25, 2021 // Ascent of the Amazon

New Photos; Next Leg to Ascend 1st 50m Out of Amazon Basin

December 18, 2020 // Ascent of the Amazon



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