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Reporting live from Peru! Well, just barely thanks to the expletive-inducingly slow internet connections in Iquitos. I arrived in the city after a cash-saving thirty-one hour, four flight journey, and then turned around and set off the next morning for the jungle. And deep in the Amazon, I found the perfect place to refresh and shake off travel fatigue.

Now I’m back in Iquitos for a few days catching up on work and life admin (why is it that dropping off laundry and going to the post office seem so fun in foreign countries?) before heading back out to the jungle. I am feeling fantastic. The stress I was feeling at home has melted off right with my makeup in this sweltering city, and I know I’m back where I belong — on the road.

One of the biggest requests from the reader survey was you guys want my posting schedule to be closer to real time… so look out for your first full Peru post coming up this week!

Photo A  Amazon Jungle TourNavigating the Amazon 

Photo BSloth in the AmazonBefriending an alien-like sloth

Photo CAmazon Piranha FishingFishing for piranhas 

Photo DTraditional Amazon Tribe DressWatching native dances

Photo EAmazon Trip with Viator TravelsQuiet life on the riverbanks

Which photo is your favorite?

PS: You guys know I can’t stand the sound of my recorded voice, but I did this interview with Nomad Capitalist and he was cool so I’m posting the link anyway. Find it here!

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  • tyrhone
    October 13 2013

    I like D with the little kid, cute. Looking forward to reading about your adventures in South America and the real time thing works better I think. Have fun!
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    • Alex
      October 13 2013

      It definitely does! However I’m doing so much all the time that it’s pretty impossible to keep up with “real time”, unless I blog almost daily and cut out all features such as Photo of the Week, book reviews, etc. It’s a tough balance…

  • Steve
    October 13 2013

    Photo B Alex. I’m liking the look of the sloth.
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    • Alex
      October 13 2013

      Thanks, Steve! He was the coolest creature!

  • Kathryn
    October 13 2013

    The sloth! How can we believe that we are so superior to animals when you can see the intelligence and emotion in his face? No need to reply, Alex, save your internet time!

    • Alex
      October 14 2013

      Fine… all you get is this: 🙂

  • Emma
    October 13 2013

    Photo b without a doubt

    • Alex
      October 14 2013

      Thanks for voting, Emma!

  • Breanna
    October 13 2013

    Photo A,B or D. Super excited to read about your Peruvian adventures!!!

    • Alex
      October 14 2013

      Thanks Breanna! Coming up on Wednesday 🙂

  • the life pursuit
    October 13 2013

    Sloth! Sloth! Although I love D as well, great perspective.
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    • Alex
      October 14 2013

      Thanks! I just loved that little boy with carrying his leaf around everywhere… way better than a gameboy, or whatever the kids are using these days 🙂

  • Sophie
    October 13 2013

    Photo B is crazy good!
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    • Alex
      October 14 2013

      Looks like there is a clear crowd favorite this week 🙂

  • Rika | Cubicle Throwdown
    October 13 2013

    I’m definitely voting for photo C, cause I did the exact same thing in Iquitos! I caught 3 🙂 I’m really looking forward to hearing about all your Peruvian adventures!
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    • Alex
      October 14 2013

      You go girl! I didn’t catch any, though to be fair I gave up pretty quickly 🙂

  • Jade
    October 13 2013

    Photo D! Photo D! I LOVE it- such a great shot Alex! And yey to reading about Peru so soon!
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    • Alex
      October 14 2013

      Lucky for you guys I didn’t do much that was blog worthy in the past month… so that helped me catch up to real time 🙂

  • TammyOnTheMove
    October 13 2013

    I love the Amazon region so much. Have never been to the Peruvian Amazon, but seeing those pics makes me want to go. My favoutite photo is the sloth. They are the cutest animals ever. They always look so content with life. Maybe I would too if I was sleeping so much and moved at a different speed in life. 🙂
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    • Alex
      October 14 2013

      They are one of those animals seems to have a perma-smile!

  • Cat
    October 13 2013

    B! Not sure why but sloths have always intrigued me. They’re just so unique!
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    • Alex
      October 14 2013

      I had never really thought much about them but… I am definitely intrigued now! What amazing creatures!

  • Ben
    October 14 2013

    Definitely B! Got to love a Sloth. But it must be so frustrating being one, it takes so long to get about!
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    • Alex
      October 18 2013

      Haha I never thought about it that way. They look pretty content though 🙂

  • Katherine
    October 15 2013

    For me it’s Photo B for sure coz I just LOVE sloths!!! So jealous you get to see one!

    Close runner-up will be Photo D, what a great shot!

    • Alex
      October 18 2013

      Thanks Katherine! The sloth was definitely celebrity of the week!

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