Kapawi Amazon: 10 Days Walk From the Nearest Civilisation

I spent last week deep in the Ecuadorian Amazon basin. Getting there took most of the morning; a 4.5hr drive to Shell, then a 50 minute prop plane flight towards the Peruvian border, landing on a dirt airstrip where we transferred down the bank (literally) to a motorised canoe for a 40 minute ride down … Continue reading Kapawi Amazon: 10 Days Walk From the Nearest Civilisation

Ambling Along

Today it occurred to me how much my lifestyle has changed without access to a car. I walk everywhere, and if I need to carry something, I do that too. Like purchasing and then having to walk a quilt from Willis St to Thorndon, a distance of about 3km; or deciding I cannot live another … Continue reading Ambling Along