Exploring the Amazon Rainforest at Night

Just came upon this little video that I made 8 years ago in the Amazon rainforest. It was shot, poorly edited, and uploaded all in one evening from the middle of the jungle about 50 miles from the nearest city. How they had an internet connection, I don’t know — probably satellite. It’s short and […]

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Moving to South America: Choosing Where to Live

I’ve changed my mind several times on where to live I’d like to live if I move to South America. My original plan has always been to move to Iquitos, Peru where I am most comfortable in a city I know well and have the most friends, but increased violent crime against foreigners (who stand […]

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Sudden Instability in Peru is a Concern

What kind of situation am I heading into in a few days? Right now Peru, a country noted for it’s political instability, is in a highly volatile situation with the current President, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (commonly referred to as PPK in Peru), facing the possibility of impeachment as early as today only 10 days after reports […]

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