We woke up to a beautiful sunrise over the Marañon River. After
breakfast, we were outfitted with rubber boots for a hike in the jungle. After
a short skiff ride, we entered the rainforest for a beautiful hike in Casual
Forest, where we saw an abundance of fascinating creatures. There were two
different poison arrow frogs, a giant monkey frog, and a huge tarantula, among
others. On the way back to the landing we walked through the “rainforest mall”
where locals go to sell their crafts.
When we got back onboard, the photo team put together a lightroom
demo and the bartender taught a pisco sour masterclass. After lunch (and
siesta), Denis, one of our naturalists, presented a talk on the future of the
In the afternoon we took the skiffs up Nauta Creek and saw a
harpy eagle, a lemon throated barbet, a great potoo, a plum throated codinga
and night monkeys.