Here in Iquitos, Peru

Arrived yesterday mid-morning after about 24 hours travelling from Vancouver, Dallas, Miami and Lima. In Lima I bought a ticket straight on to Iquitos, which is the city of abut 300,000 people at the head of the Amazon. It is accessible up the Amazon from the Atlantic Ocean, or by air. It is a hot,…

Packing list

Here is the complete list of what I’m taking to Peru and Ecuador. It is more than I like to carry but the only significant reductions I could make would be to reduce the one-month supply of shampoo, sunscreen, etc., or leave the binoculars. However, this seems like a binocular trip of a life, so…