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Tobacco Traders at the Iquitos Market
Raw tobacco, unprocessed, unfiltered, terribly strong.
A fishy market in Iquitos
Giant fishes; I think these are called Sungaro
Another day, another dollar
Street cafe in colonial architecture.
Iquitos in a nutshell
Fine facades, financed by the Rubber Boom around year 1900
Fried, giant jungle larvae. Sadly, I didn’t like the taste or the gooey texture.
New but small houses on the edge of town in Iquitos
Even in rain, the customer stays dry and the driver, almost so.
Fast, cheap, easy way to get around town.
Our Engine, a Honda Aqua, 390cc 13 HP, peque-peque.
The 2 meter shaft (7 feet), produced in Thailand where the company abbreviation KKK doesn’t carry any history.
Solar power to us
Crocodile tail, for sale.
Boats are occupying the waterfront of Iquitos for kilometers on end