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The Amazon River, Facts and Figures

We dropped our river pilots today at Macapa and a few minutes later at 11:35 am crossed the equator to the northern hemisphere for the last time on this trip.  The source of the Amazon is Lake Lauricocha in Peru. … Continue reading

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Cruising the Amazon River

Yesterday, Wednesday February 20th we crossed the eastern bar of the Amazon River This is a large sandbar at the entrance of the river which together with another at the port of Manaus, dictates the size of ships that can … Continue reading

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