Before we arrived with the Yawanawá, we had to pay them a sum of money. This was to cover the cost of our transport to/from the tribe, living with them, and food costs. Last night we were told that supper would be at the chiefs house where all the food our money had paid for […]
Spirit of the Rainforest
Today has been a very long day and we are finally underway with the painting. What you guys don’t get to see, is how long we have to wait whilst the Yawanawá people discuss amongst themselves any arrangements. A good is example is this morning, where we woke up nice and early at 6am ready […]
Here are some answers to some of the questions we have been emailed: Why did you decide to go to Brazil and paint? Because The Amazon Rainforest is very important to all our futures and I wanted to make all the children aware of the Amazon. I have a friend, Nixiwaka Yawanawá who is an […]
Hi everyone! We survived our first night in the Rainforest and have now been properly introduced to the Yawanawá people and the village. As we arrived at night time we weren’t able to film our arrival as we were mainly concentrating on getting our luggage up a sandy bank and finding the way to our […]
Day 2 Our blog today is about the final leg of our journey until our arrival at Mutum village, home of the Yawanawá people. Today we were met at our hotel by a police man called Alvino – our driver for the morning – and Nixiwaka Yawanawá – our contact and friend from Mutum. Then […]
This map was automatically generated via our Iridium satellite unit to locate us on the world map. This is the exact location of Mutum the Yawanawá tribal village we visited. Lat-8deg22’51” Lon-71deg44’24” Alt+760ft GPS Sats seen: 06 2019-06-06 00:42UTC http://map.iridium.com/m?lat=-8.381003&lon=-71.740088 Sent via Iridium GO!
We have officially touched down and started our Amazon adventure! Having spent nearly 48hrs in and out of airports and on planes we are pretty exhausted and we were very relieved to arrive at The Swamy Hotel in Cruzeiro Do Sul, courtesy of our taxi driver who avoided most of the pot holes! To be […]