PERU: Aquarium fishes from Caño Arabella, Part 1

By Heiko Bleher

Domingo, the boat-owner in Tabatinga, Brazil, right at the border of Colombia and Peru, said that he was crazy, going to travel much to far up into unknown territory near the Brazilian border with Peru, up the 1100 km long Yavari River.

He said: ” Ai voce pode encontrar Indios que nunca tiveram contato com brancos,” – there you may encounter Indian tribes never been in contact with white people, and he added: “Provavelmente os militares não lhe dão permisso para entrar,” – and possibly the military will not grant you permits to enter…

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