Reaching the Amazon + Pebas Town
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The stilted houses on the river-front of Pebas. Notice the telecommunication pylon in the background; these could be seen 10-15 miles (25km) away and was always a clear sign that we were approaching a town
From afar, we see this giant oil tanker and conclude that this most be the confluence with the Amazon. The shot is taken with 35x zoom and revealed what our eyes could barely see: THE AMAZON
The giant Amazon with large islands of floating hyacinth.
The many interfering weather systems create dramatic cloud formations across Amazonia
Visitors on the raft
The giant Amazon river, as the sun is setting
Weird cloud formations, some weather-trouble is always cooking on the Amazon
Fog you, Amazon.
A room with a view, arriving in Pebas
Pebas river shore
Local transport in Pebas
“Welcome to Pebas. The Land of Love” the arch reads.
The multiple house in varies levels of the artist Grippa
The view from Grippas tower, overlooking the confluence of the Ampiyacu River and the Amazon River
Local fishermen are heading out to their nets on the outskirts of Pebas
Peycho in the art studio
The artists studio, with glorious views overlooking the amazon canopy
Some of the many wooden walkways that connected the sprawling house of Grippa
Dinning Room, among his paintings
The future generation of Pebas
Pebas waterfront, by night
The locals are offering a fish for trade