From the Source

I had had my eye on this section for a long time now, and almost pulled out of it due to the events of the last months. After getting back to Lima, I knew I couldn’t stay in the city, that the river was the only place I wanted to be. It was great to…

The Longest Days

An incredible journey made up of days that we never wanted to end; the aftermath was a series of days that seemed as though they never would end. Like those days, this post will be a long one, luckily its purpose is not so much to be read, but more just to be written. If…

Update 12/6/15

Wednesday 10th June: Day started with police following up village rumours that Jhuliño was found alive on the other side of the river. These were false. Members of the team coordinated with representatives of Awajún communities and village chiefs living in the area to be on the lookout and inform authorities of any news. Members…

Statement 10/6/2015

Tuesday 10th June, 2015 After lunch in town of El Muyo 9/6/2015, 3 experienced kayakers decided to run a 200m section of creek, from the road bridge in El Muyo down to the creek confluence with the Maranon River. A kayaker swam towards the end of the section, he made it to shore safely but…

[Project Update] – Overview

A very broad project update here, an overview of the last 6 months of project growth & major developments. November – Current: Our team of 8 young Peruvians have been working on the ‘Remando Juntos‘ project since November 2014. Most of this so far has been behind the scenes research and planning, however in the last few…

A video & A logo – I need feedback!

I was alone, house sitting a friends riverside paradise (Tierra Langla) when a Russian guy walked down the drive, randomly visiting to hang out for a few days (it’s that kind of place). He played beautiful guitar & decent flute too, and I was able to hack away on the harmonica. He had a little sound…

All work and no play

The month of April is a busy one. I am in Lima, working as much (or more) than could be expected of anyone who is gainfully employed full-time. All I can say is I must be accruing a huge amount of good karma from all this cos I’m certainly not getting paid in the normal…

A day, some days.

It was a bittersweet day, internally it was conflicting and difficult to make sense of. Wednesday of two weeks ago, the Remando Juntos team made their first public appearance in front of 800 people at the Kuyapunakuy festival. Alonso made a great speech, we showed off a short video from our advance expedition in March,…