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Mi Vida Nómada: Viajando a Manaus, La Puerta del Amazonas

Día 1 Desde la cubierta del Itaberaba 1, embarcación que nos lleva de Tabatinga a Manaus, vemos cómo se esconde el sol detrás del río en un escándalo de visos rojos que cortan las pocas nubes que se atreven a cruzarlo. La luz roja ilumina las hamacas coloridas que cuelgan en las cubiertas, meciéndose con… Continue reading Mi Vida Nómada: Viajando a Manaus, La Puerta del Amazonas

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My Nomadic Life: Travelling to Manaus, Gateway to the Amazon

Day 1 From the deck of the Itaberaba I, the boat that will take us from Tabatinga to Manaus, we watch the sun set behind the river in a scandalous show of red lights that break through the few clouds that dare cross it. The sunlight shines on the colourful hammocks that adorn the decks… Continue reading My Nomadic Life: Travelling to Manaus, Gateway to the Amazon

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Mi Vida Nómada: Volviendo a la Selva

Volver a la selva es como volver a casa; es regresar a un lugar tan natural para mí que siento que nunca hubiera estado lejos. Llegar a Leticia ha marcado el comienzo de una nueva aventura, la promesa de cumplir un sueño eterno que ha consumido mi imaginación desde que tengo uso de ella. Y… Continue reading Mi Vida Nómada: Volviendo a la Selva

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My Nomadic Life: Back in the Jungle

Coming back to the jungle is like coming home; it’s returning to a place so natural to me that I feel like I was never far away. Arriving in Leticia has marked the beginning of a new adventure, of fulfilling an eternal dream that has consumed my imagination since I’ve had use of it.And it… Continue reading My Nomadic Life: Back in the Jungle

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Yaigojé-Apaporis: Protegiendo la Selva Colombiana / Protecting the Colombian Jungle

In May 2014, I had the opportunity to return to the Colombian Amazon, this time working as a translator for a documentary film on mining and the significance of gold for the indigenous ethnic groups of the Yaigoje-Apaporis territory and National Natural Park.

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Amazonas: Talleres & Entrevistas / Workshops & Interviews

Los jóvenes indígenas a quienes acompañamos durante las dos semanas del taller, fueron escogidos por sus comunidades para realizar el trabajo de investigación y digitalización de la formación del Régimen Especial de Manejo (REM) para su territorio, el resguardo y Parque Nacional Yaigojé-Apaporis. * The young indigenous men we stayed with during the two weeks… Continue reading Amazonas: Talleres & Entrevistas / Workshops & Interviews

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Visions in the Jungle: A Journey Through the Apaporis

They said the gods smiled upon us long enough to complete our task. Then the rain came. We sailed down the Apaporis River, away from La Libertad, a sacred waterfall considered to be the origin of life for the seven ethnic groups of the Yaigojé-Apaporis National Natural Park in the Colombian Amazon. As we made… Continue reading Visions in the Jungle: A Journey Through the Apaporis

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Amazonas: Cerro Yupatí, Chorro San Francisco y atardecer sobre el Río Caquetá

En 2014 viajé al Amazonas colombiano para la grabación de un documental sobre la protección ambiental y pude visitar varios lugares inolvidables en la selva. /In 2014, I travelled to the Colombian Amazon to work on a documentary about environmental protection and visited unforgettable places in the jungle. CERRO YUPATÍ • CHORRO SAN FRANCISCO •… Continue reading Amazonas: Cerro Yupatí, Chorro San Francisco y atardecer sobre el Río Caquetá

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Amazonas: Leticia, Tabatinga, La Pedrera, El Cocotal

En 2014 viajé al Amazonas colombiano para la grabación de un documental sobre la protección ambiental y pude visitar varios lugares inolvidables en la selva./In 2014, I travelled to the Colombian Amazon to work on a documentary about environmental protection and visited unforgettable places in the jungle. LETICIA & TABATINGA • LA PEDRERA • EL… Continue reading Amazonas: Leticia, Tabatinga, La Pedrera, El Cocotal