IQUITOS - Portal to the Amazon by Cliff Tulpa, Author

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23 top Using a “balsa” raft to float down the Amazon River with a load of Bananas to sell in Iquitos. This treacherous journey takes many days and they use plastic tarp as tents to keep dry.

22 opposite - The inside of a “lancha” ferry boat shows the need for a hammock for the many days and nights of river travel to get to Iquitos.

23 bottom right - The chief of a native village travels with his wife by peki-peki to harvest “plátanos” bananas, papayas and other tropical jungle fruits. Some will be sold at the market.