The road less travelled

The road less travelled

Friday, December 25, 2015

Our 4 month expedition down the Amazon has finally ended

How do I sum up our experience for the last 4 months. I had already started a blog entry on this subject but decided not to use it. It was filled with everything I hated about the whole situation. What was wrong and what needed to be changed. It was quite lengthy.  But after a couple of days thought I decided to scrap that one for the following reasons.

When we started this, in orientation they told us quite frankly that they did not want our suggestions. They did not want to hear how things could be improved(and let me tell you there is a lot of room for improvement). All they wanted from us was to be a warm body to fulfill orders. Nothing more. Quite often you would hear them on the radio saying that they need some bodies in this department or that department. We weren't people, just bodies.

So on that note, I will say this. Could I recommend this to others? Honestly I couldn't. But if you do go there and haven't been there before you will be worked very hard.

Will we go back there? I don't want to at this point, but we may. You never know. But now we know what to expect.

So if you see me sitting around a campfire. Give me a couple of beers and I will fill you with so many stories about that adventure, it will make your head spin. You will laugh a lot and you will shake your head in disbelief a lot.

We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

We are looking forward to getting on the road again. To see what is out there to explore.


  1. Merry Christmas to you and Lisa. So glad to have met you in the prison we called Amazon :)

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    1. I have horror stories you wouldn't believe.

  3. We'll be in Moab with beer and a campfire. Sounds like it could be a long night!!

  4. We'll be in Moab with beer and a campfire. Sounds like it could be a long night!!