Peru 2000 a Pictorial View

by
Allan James

 

his is a combination of pictures taken by myself, Jools and Clare Dignall on our Peruvian expedition down the Amazon in June/July 2000 with Margarita Tours, plus a few catfish minded friends and with a few beers thrown in for good measure!

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The author relaxing on holiday!
 The author relaxing on holiday! Photo Credit: Clare Dignall
The author catching the wonderfully coloured Corydoras elegans
 The author catching the wonderfully coloured Corydoras elegans. Photo Credit: Clare Dignall
Early morning mist on the Rio Orosa
 Early morning mist on the Rio Orosa. Photo Credit: ScotCat
Another view of the Rio Orosa a tributary of the mighty Amazon River
 Another view of the Rio Orosa a tributary of the mighty Amazon River. Photo Credit: ScotCat
View out of the plane over the Amazon rainforest
 View out of the plane over the Amazon rainforest. Photo Credit: ScotCat
Our hotel for the week, The Amazon Explorer
 Our hotel for the week, The Amazon Explorer: Photo Credit: Planet Catfish
Clare and Jools Dignall (Planet Catfish), Scottish compatriots on the trip!
 Clare and Jools Dignall (Planet Catfish), Scottish compatriots on the trip! Photo Credit: ScotCat
Jools and Robin in a collecting location
 Jools and Robin in a collecting location. Photo Credit: Clare Dignall
Collecting location for Corydoras elegans
 Collecting location for Corydoras elegans. Photo Credit: Clare Dignall
Jools at Rio Mamon Exporters in Iquitos
 Jools at Rio Mamon Exporters in Iquitos. Photo Credit: Clare Dignall
The food on view on the Amazon Explore
 The food on view on the Amazon Explorer. Photo Credit: ScotCat
A closer view of the delicious food on board
 A closer view of the delicious food on board. Photo Credit: ScotCat
The motely crew!
 The motely crew! Photo Credit: Clare Dignall
Complete with the silly hats!
 Complete with the silly hats! Photo Credit: Clare Dignall
Shovelnoses at the fish market
 Shovelnoses at the fish market. Photo Credit: Clare Dignall
Jools with his dead pleco
 Jools with his dead pleco! Photo Credit: Clare Dignall
Robin, Clare and Jools at an Indian village
 Robin, Clare and Jools at an Indian village. Photo Credit: ScotCat
Rows of Siamese fighters at Rio Mamon exporters
 Rows of Siamese fighters at Rio Mamon exporters. Photo Credit: ScotCat
Ready to land from the skiff.
Ready to land from the skiff. Photo Credit: Clare Dignall
Statue with "Dorid" on the side of the pool at the Amazon Gardens Hotel
 Statue with "Dorid" on the side of the pool at the Amazon Gardens Hotel. Photo Credit: Planet Catfish
Sunset on the Amazon
 Sunset on the Amazon. Photo Credit: Clare Dignall
The Taxi's, the mode of transport around Iquitos
 The Taxi's, the mode of transport around Iquitos. Photo Credit: ScotCat
View from the plane over the Andes mountains
 View from the plane over the Andes mountains. Photo Credit: ScotCat
The motely crew again!
 The motely crew again! Photo Credit: Clare Dignall
Gathering outside of Rio Mamon exporters
 Gathering outside of Rio Mamon exporters. Photo Credit: Planet Catfish


 

 

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