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Pete Casey

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

Date: December 18, 2020
Approximate GPS Location: (8.39°S, 74.56°W)

On December 5, Casey posted a new blog covering most of the stories we included in our last update. This time, along with the blog there are some new, beautiful and interesting photos.

Guide Pizarro has parted ways with Casey in Pucallpa. He purchased necessary supplies and headed down the river back to his family.

Casey is now setting his sights on his next milestone town of Atalaya and he will need to find new walking guides. He will be crossing some dangerous drug trafficking regions including one previously used by Shining Path Marxist insurgents. He will also be marking his first ascent out of the Amazon Basin. "Atalaya is a massive 50m higher than Pucallpa," exclaims Casey.


update history

Ascent of the Amazon

Casey Eats Kamikaze Bugs

March 27, 2018 // Ascent of the Amazon
Pete Casey

Casey Comes Down With Virus

March 10, 2018 // Ascent of the Amazon
Pete Casey

Swimming “Spooky” Flooded Forests

March 01, 2018 // Ascent of the Amazon

Casey Reaches “Emerald City”

February 16, 2018 // Ascent of the Amazon



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