Covered boat, called a River Taxi, has an engine, and is used mainly when it rains. It is also used to deliver large loads to the nearby large villages where they sell their homemade products.
Front yard commonly found on the Amazon River. Their hut is in the background, and the canoe is where their driveway would be if they had one.
Washing dishes in the Amazon River. The people use the river greatly. They use it to get rid of their wastes, to drink, to bathe in, and to wash dishes.
Boy with days catch of fish from the river. Fish had been the main supply of food, but they are now getting into farming, because fish supply is running low due to over fishing of the river.
Patients in a clinic held at the local school.
Mothers wait with their children to be seen at the clinic.
(Any of the above photos can be observed in a larger size by clicking on them.)
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