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The Peru Chronicles: Day 8

Read the previous entries: Day 1/2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6 and Day 7. The day started not-so-bright and very early as we left in the omnipresent fog for the Manu Wildlife Center. As the boat ride … Continue reading

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The Peru Chronicles: Day 7

Read the previous entries: Day 1/2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, and Day 6. We were up before the dawn to catch the animals as they awoke. When we first returned to the lake, it was covered in thick … Continue reading

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The Peru Chronicles: Day 6

Read the previous entries: Day 1/2, Day 3, Day 4, and Day 5. Waking up in the middle of the night, I realized that I had no choice but to venture into the jungle by myself. The bathrooms were far … Continue reading

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The Peru Chronicles: Day 5

Read the previous entries: Day 1/2, Day 3, and Day 4. Trigger/content warning: Grisly outdoor deaths and horrifying insects. I usually don’t write these, but some of the stories I tell at the end of the post could be pretty … Continue reading

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The Peru Chronicles: Day 4

At 5:45 AM on Day 4, I abruptly woke up, looked at my clock and exclaimed, “Oh shit!” The pickup for the Amazon trip was at 6:00 AM. We skipped showering, scrambled to shove everything into our backpacks, threw on … Continue reading

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