All comes together

Like the name of the film, Confluir, it all came together with perfect timing. Her Odyssey first reached out September 2016, so you could say the journey was a long time in the making. Henry had worked on Confluir since late 2015, and likewise we started creating Marañon Waterkeeper and Marañón Experience in late 2015. When all…

Machu Pichu Kayak Fest Pintura y Dibujo concurso

Sending a message to the top

After my passport & laptop were stolen out of a friend’s car in Bagua, Northern Peru; I was confined to Lima for a couple of months where I was able to borrow a computer to complete work & preparations needed for the arrival of our VIP guest, and go through the epic process of getting…

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…

Saul’s Articles

On our May trip we had the pleasure of taking US journalist Saul Elbein down the river as part of a Men’s Journal and Mongabay assignment to see the river valley before it was flooded. These are his first two articles on the Marañon. David & Goliath: Locals resist multinational dams, mines—sometimes win Jhuliño’s legacy: Life…

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…