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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…

[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…