Ecuador
Ecuador

A group of Achuar men attend a tribal meeting.  The Achuar are an indigenous group in the Ecuadorian Amazon.  Many have never been exposed to the modern world and much of their traditional culture remains.    

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Ecuador

A python finds a large puddle of water after heavy rains in the Amazon.  

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Ecuador

An Achuar man heads out to hunt just as the sun rises over the canopy.  

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Ecuador

An Achuar rain dance.  

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Ecuador

The most flat the Amazon will ever get.  Very few patches of ground are laid bare for small bush planes to land throughout the Amazon Basin.  

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Ecuador

An Amazon macaw.

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Ecuador

Little Jesus stares at his reflection in my wide angle lens.  

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Ecuador

An Amazon parrot.  

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Ecuador

Just like many women around the world, this Achuar woman puts on her makeup before entering into the day.  

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Ecuador

The hunt continues.  

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Ecuador

The time lapse of Amazonian clouds are hard to beat.  

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Ecuador

A group of Achuar children play around in a dead pile of wood.  They all were eventually shooed away by their fathers so that the men could start building a new home.  

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Ecuador

The Amazon at midnight.  

Peru
Peru

Free time with a friendly monkey outside of Pucallpa, Peru.

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Peru

Chill time with a howler monkey outside of Pucallpa, Peru.  

Peru
Peru

The Kandoshi tribe in the Amazon of Peru are highly intelligent, creative and resourceful.  A woman carefully crafts a bowl that will eventually be fired and painted.  

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Peru

A Kandoshi man stops and converses with a friend along a narrow stream in the Peruvian Amazon.  

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Peru

Little waterway systems attach along the Amazon River as you move downstream.  

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Peru

Little waterway systems attach along the Amazon River as you move downstream.  

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Peru

A young Kandoshi girl and her little brother play in a hammock in the Peruvian Amazon.  

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Peru

Children in the Amazon will even make wild pigs as pets when the men go hunting and bring back the babies from a killed sow.  

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Peru

A small Kandoshi boy navigates the river in his dugout canoe.  

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Peru

A small Kandoshi boy navigates the river in his dugout canoe.  

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Peru

The Kandoshi women of the Amazon are some of the toughest people on earth.  Their days are spent fetching water, cooking, and building.  

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Peru

The Kandoshi women of the Amazon are some of the toughest people on earth.  Their days are spent fetching water, cooking, and building.  

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Peru

Kandoshi children of the Peruvian Amazon spend a hot afternoon playing in the river.  

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Peru

Kandoshi children of the Peruvian Amazon take advantage of a muddy shore and play after a heavy rain.  

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Peru

The Chapuri River in the Peruvian Amazon.  

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Peru

No matter where in the world, all kids love to climb trees.  The trees in the Amazon of Peru are especially fun to climb.  

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Peru

A young man gathers the day's catch off the Chaprui River in the Peruvian Amazon.  

Peru
Peru

No bad days in the Amazon of Peru.  A young boy takes some time to practice the guitar as a fisherman's boat goes by.  

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Peru

A tub of baby turtles sit in a hut in the Amazon of Peru.  Turtles are regularly on the menu in most villages in the Amazon.