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Posts Tagged "Life in the Amazon"

It’s a jungle out there!

We had all the best intentions; get to know the Amazon, explore nature, live within an indigenous community, maybe even create a successful community garden. We even hoped to get passing travellers to donate money to locals for building materials and community needs. We had planned on staying a minimum of six months, running and […]


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Photo dump: Three Amazon countries in one day

One of the really cool things about living in Leticia is that we are part of a community that stretches between a few Amazon countries; Colombia, Brazil and Peru. Crossing between borders is an everyday occurrence and the cultural differences between nations are respected, as well as a handy acceptance of three currencies in all […]


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Attack of the flesh eating fleas

“Can you take a look at my foot Kris, I don’t know what I stepped on but it hurts, a lot?” said Andres. A fair question for someone who often walks around our jungle yard shoeless. I love a good squeeze of anything gross, so the opportunity of bursting a blister or extracting a thorn […]


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Introducing our new house mate Paco

I never imagined what living with a feathered friend was all about, and not just any bird, but a beautiful blue and yellow Macaw named Paco. He´s noisy, colourful and entertaining all at once, just not the kind of cuddly pet I´m used to. Andres is pretty much smitten, enduring painful beak nips and sharp […]


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