Rio Silaco, Cajamarca, Peru – First Descent

Tired from a morning of goodbyes after an epic 27 days on the Marañón, Richard and I regularly awoke to find ourselves mid air only to come crashing back down onto the backseat of the van that we were flying up the mountain in. It only took 3 hours to get to Cutervo, but it…

A year in passing, a new one beginning.

It’s been a huge year; certainly one of the most trying of my life. The Paddling with Purpose project grew astronomically, so much so that I haven’t used this space for several months. The project has outgrown this website and is finding new platforms from which it will speak and I am happy to reclaim…

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…