Coca (Puerto Francisco de Orellana)

From Wiki

… named for Francisco Orellana who explored the confluence of the Coca River and the Napo River. It is believed that he set sail from the current location of the town eventually making his way into the Amazon River seeing the “Amazon” or tribes in which the women also fought. Eventually Francisco de Orellana made it to the Atlantic. He made a second expedition leaving but died on the Amazon delta unable to find a way through.

It looks like this. A very favorable shot. It’s rough
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It’s a port of small boats, mainly servicing downstream towns and villages as far away as Iquitos, Peru. I even saw one boat marked with Manaus,  Brazil, which may be a two-week journey across the continent.
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There’s no tourist trade in the streets so it makes for an interesting walk. You can see fisherman with nets on the river everywhere, so naturally the fish market is fun.
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This look like a bit like Parana, but actually it’s Pacu
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Catfish
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Tilapia, which is a basic you eat the whole time in Latin America
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Whoa
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Tilapia for lunch
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Here
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A lady selling oils, bloods and extracts
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Even oil from boa constrictors
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Cool truck
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Fruit
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It’s sometimes more like this
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Getting my gringo flipflops repaired
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Later, out to find dinner. The walk from the hotel
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Past this corner
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Up this street
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To Las Delicias! The best restaurant in town, our hotel told us. Good but not so good ceviche. Peru apparently is the best at that.
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