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5 fish for a woman    10 Sep, 05
The fish in America is nothing compared to the fish in the Amazon, Jose told us. 20-30 kg each, if you catch 2 you don't have to work for a whole month. 5 of them will get you a good woman.

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Monkey business    8 Sep, 05
Only 2 days out and already we are running out of time. Are doing shore stops at jungle places - gettting souvenirs from tribes, feeding hundreds of wild monkeys, and swimming in the river. Last nig

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First dip in the Amazon    7 Sep, 05
At 3 pm we boarded the Queen and took a 30 minute ride to Peru. Took care of visa and ship paperwork - the local kids were a bit surprised when we joined them for our first muddy dip in the river. Lat

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The day Leila got us a plane to Leticia    Sep 05, 2005
Guys, we are here. But it wasn“t easy. Yesterday morning, the airline reported bad weather as usual, and Leila decided we“d stray to the Bogota Sunday flea market for a few hours. Some of the stuff th

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A free hamburger at Wimpy's    Sep 03, 2005
You get the picture. Get up at 6.30 am. Cab to airport. Tina downs a double whisky at 7. Board plane. Fly to Leticia. Fly back to Bogota...

Back in the city at noon, the biggest problem was t

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Amazon river. Find what's missing in picture.    Sep 02, 2005
Another lethal cab ride took us to the airport. As we boarded the plane, a newspaper announced that Bogotį is number 4 in the world of deadly traffic accidents. Only Rio (2), Brasilia (1) and Buenos A

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Bogota - city of gold and thin air    Sep 1, 2005
Arrived Colombia late last evening and Lelia picked us up at the airport. Went to her and Captain Phil's apartment in central Bogotį. The air was cool and fresh, we sniffed altitude - an on old fr

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ExplorersWeb on the Amazon Queen   
This week, ExWeb is heading to Bogota to check up on Captain Gonzales and his Amazon Queen. American Captain Phil, a former Vietnam veteran, is using his paramedic past to provide tribes along trouble

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