Corruption runs deep

Corruption runs deep. It isn’t even happening under the table. It would almost be better if it was, then at least you could ‘expose’ something. Oderbrecht, the Brazilian construction giant behind several of the dams on the Maranon, has links to money laundering and bribery through the Panama papers. Some of this money appears to make…

Looking for Volunteers!

After a few local Peruvian and international guides & paddlers offered their help, I realised the huge potential that exists in this global paddling community &  how beautiful it will be if the entire journey is made possible by volunteers – people who just want to be there to enjoy the river and enjoy the…

Río Marañon – The first experience

Living on the river for over month, what an incredible experience. Getting to know a unique group of people, visiting remote peruvian villages and watching the diverse landscapes change as we dropped down from the Andes towards the Amazon. A beautiful river with diverse landscapes that would change every few days. The Upper section having more challenging…