Hayley has made herself comfortable with a book in the bow cabin of our Amazonas boat.
Pinon, chief of the Tucano, in his village on the Amazon. He proudly presents his headdress, decorated with
Pinon, chief of the Tucano, in his village on the Amazon. He proudly presents his headdress, decorated with parrot feathers.
The 45 members of the community come from 9 different ethnic groups. Brazil has a total of about 800 ethnic groups.
Early in the morning over the endless rainforest near Presidente Figueiredo. The loud calls of the spotted iguanas and howler monkeys resound over the treetops.
Hammock time: Slowing down and being in the moment.
Culinary recovery after the rainforest excursion: Açaí is served in a "Cuia", a gourd, and commonly topped with granola, banana and dried coconut slices.
Leo Principe shows his guests the pictures and videos of an infrared camera trap. More and more often he succeeds in capturing jaguars.
Amazon guide Samuel Basilio constructs camp equipment out of the rainforest's resources.
Nobody has to die of thirst in the jungle: climbing plants store large amounts of water.
Dinner is served, Amazonian-style: The highly delicious Tambaqui.
The hand of the jungle guide Samuel serves a young tarantula as a nocturnal catwalk.
A rainbow boa that we discover at night on a tree a little outside our night camp.
It never took me longer for a height difference of 45 meters: My arm and leg fight on the rope lasted one and a half hours - in calm weather and 30 degrees.
Like an abandoned chick in a nest, I sit on a branch at a height of 45 metres, while the sun says goodbye behind the green horizon (thanks to Leo Principe for the photo - and this amazing experience).
Early in the morning above the endless rainforest near Presidente Figueiredo. The loud calls of the spotted iguanas and howling monkeys echo over the treetops.
It is the most touching moment of my journey: Kena (12 years old) doesn't find it easy to say goodbye to her mother Vanessa.
Waiting for customers on a floating restaurant on the Amazon.
This is where the mighty Rio Solimões and Rio Negro form the Amazon. Our boat in the upper left part.
Amazon river dolphins are strictly protected, live as loners and may only be fed to a very limited extent.
On a floating house on the Amazon. I am invited to beer and fresh corn.