A butterfly seemed to
like Leon. It landed first on his binoculars and walked up his
hand. Then it flew off and landed on his shoulder.
saw a villager come in from a hunt with a paca (large rodent) and
bought it from her. The chef on our boat used it in a
casserole for our dinner that night. He also prepared the
piranha we caught.
We visited a shaman who performed a ritual for
us. With few doctors available in the Amazon, shaman are
consulted for a wide variety of physical problems.