Since BILD am Sonntag finally came out with the story yesterday (if you didn´t buy one, just head over to BILD.de to the online version – you really GOT to read it (it´s german though…), it´s really a wonderful article about the Achuar and the Amazonica Project!) – I can finally blog some pictures from my trip to the ecuadorian Jungle!
You can find all the pictures over at my FlickR account – check´em out!
It´s really been an amazing trip, and words just can´t describe the things I have seen. And although I had an incredible time, I´m also sad, when I think about the future of this last haven of nature… Oil- & Wood-Companies just don´t give shit about neither this beauty of nature, nor the Achuar and their 2 million (!) fellow Indians! It´s just about the millions of dollars you can earn with the oil, that´s beneath their feet, and more millions with the trees, that are the home to the gods they believe in…
Mascha Kauka, who´s been fighting for the Indio´s for the last 20 years (!) really does an incredible job with her project Amazonica, and although getting threatened her life all the time, and even being kidnaped twice now already, she´s still fighting – and she will continue fighting! But now she definetly has one more supporter in me! What about you?
Check out -> AMAZONICA.ORG
And now, here are some of my favourite pictures (don´t forget to stop by on FlickR!)
Sharamentsa, home of the Achuar, from above
Mascha Kauka, Uyunkar and myself
The whitest boy alive
On the hunt with Carlos and Chuim
Me and Nantu working (looks a little bit like LOST, right? …)
The Internet Antenna launching ceremony
Tiriruk is always laughing
@ grammar school
(Photo Credit of most of the pix -> Christian Spreitz – thank you very much Christian!!)