Departure from Carajás Continue reading
It was pretty hot in the rainforest, so I was happy yo get on my way again almost immediately. I wasn’t the only one: two passengers came onboard for transport to Moura. Other than that is on the bank of the Rio Negro there’s again little I can find on it. Appears to be an ongoing theme here in South America.
The weather had taken a turn for the worse on departure: this was the view out of the cockput just after take-off Continue reading
I picked up two passengers in San Fernando de Atabapo, who were on their way to Surucucu, which will be the first stop in Brazil. Surucucu is apparently named after a venomous snake. Other than that, there’s very little I can find on it. The Google map images are very blurry, so I guess I will just have to fly over and see what’s up. At least there’s fuel avaible.
Ready for departure from San Fernando de Atabapo Continue reading
I picked up five passengers at Puerto Carreño who were on their way to San Fernando de Atabapo, which apparently has a somewhat notorious history. Weather at Puerto Carreño is still cloudy with 30C, San Fernando de Atabapo appears to be a bit cooler: clear skies, 24C. Almost no wind in both places.
Take-off from Puerto Carreño Continue reading