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A Hammock in the Amazon | Ghost Town

Airão Velho, June 1991 Parrots fly up, screeching. Nelson lifts the snake off the tree stump with the barrel of his gun, the animal’s head blown away by the shot. He points to the horned tail. The Brazilian lancehead is the (…)

A Hammock in the Amazon | Upstream

Manaus, Amazonas, June 1990 The narrow, uneven streets of Manaus are filled with a cacophony of shouts, honking cars, and music. Radios and sound systems blare. Noise is everywhere. The air is hot and humid. The thermometer indicates forty (…)