With Rady before first setting off for the Neblina Mountains. Rio Orinoco (Samariapo port), Venezuela.
My most frequent mode of transport into the Amazonian forest is boat. Rio Tabaro (Sierra Maigualida), Venezuela.
Rio Tabaro is a regular destination for my painting expeditions. Sierra Maigualida, Venezuela.
Rio Tabaro (Sierra Maigualida), Venezuela.
Caught in the Dimosi rapids with Peter Ondrejovič (the hand in the front is mine). Rio Tabaro (Sierra Maigualida), Venezuela (photo Radana Dungelová).
Rio Yuri (Sierra Maigualida), Venezuela (photo Paľo Barabáš).
Transporting fuel to the camp in the deserted swamp forest below Neblina. Rio Atabapo, Venezuela / Colombia.
Our boat passing the confluence of Rio Yatúa and Baria from above. Venezuela (foto Vladimír Šimek).
Rio Baria, Venezuela (photo Radana Dungelová).
Rio Baria, Venezuela (foto Radana Dungelová).
Where are we? Vladimír checks our position according the GPS and satelite photo. Rio Baria, Macizo de la Neblina, Venezuela / Brazil.
In our destination at last, under the peak of Cerro Neblina (2994 m). Venezuela / Brazil.
On the confluence of Rios Yatúa and Baria. We are the first ones who found and fixed the exact coordinates of this connection (bifurcation) between the Orinoco and Amazon basins, in 2007 (Elvis, Rady and Macho). Venezuela / Brazil.
The mysterious Maturaca River is almost invisible under fallen branches and tree trunks. But it is here where the rivers Orinoco and Amazanas connect (Elvis, me and Macho, 2007). Macizo de La Neblina, Venezuela / Brazil.
On foot. A several-day crossing of the Maigualida Mountains is not possible without local guides and porters (Pavol Barabáš and me with Hoti). Venezuela (photo Peter Ondrejovič).
Walking through the forest along the Tabaro River (Rady a Honza). Sierra Maigualida, Venezuela.
Crossing the river is a daily job. Tomas, Rady and Eli, Torotoro National Park (Jalajala canyon, Andes), Bolivia.
On a narrow rock trail over the Caine River. Torotoro National Park (Jalajala canyon, Andes), Bolivia.
Many places are not accessible by land. Santa Rosa, Bolivia (photo Radana Dungelová).
Stuck at the airport in San Carlos de Rio Negro (with biologist Laco Miko). Rio Negro, Venezuela / Colombia (foto radana Dungelová).
The horse is another good and reliable travel friend (Rady and Honza). Los Llanos, Venezuela.
Don Cesar and Rady on the way up to Otonga reserve. West Andes, Ecuador.
And finaly the car! A ferry across the Paraguá River to Noel Kempff Mercado National Park. Bolivia.
We have cleared the jungle path to messeta Huanchaca repeatedly several years. For cars it is no more passable now. NP Noel Kempff Mercado, Bolivia.