Ascent of the Amazon
Ascent of the Amazon

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Pete Casey

No More Portuguese; Time to Learn Spanish

Date: December 02, 2018
Approximate GPS Location: (4.28°S, 69.95°W)

Having recently crossed the border from Brazil to Peru, Casey has taken the initiative to expand his knowledge of Spanish. Besides the urgency to learn Spanish, arriving in the new country has necessitated a whole new suite of logistics. Casey says he's waiting for the arrival of new bank cards, a video camera, hammock and backpack. He is also route planning, writing, resolving tech issues, organizing guides and tending to other logistics.

The next leg of Casey's Amazon journey will be from the Brazilian border to Iquitos, Peru.


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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