PHOTO ESSAY:RIO DE QUINGUA

There ought to be a river ride in one’s lifetime.

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My boatman, Edgar, is boss here today. He says I should have come a little earlier to witness how the sunrise turns everything to yellow.

You mean gold, I said.

Yellow, he presses.

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I told him how unfortunate the waters have turned black.

No it’s red, he says.

Red, alright.

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He spoke about how their catch have dwindled down in years. Squatter shanties and janitor fish.

We are losing the river, he said.

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He’s never wrong.

11 thoughts on “PHOTO ESSAY:RIO DE QUINGUA

  1. Portraying the reality of what is happening in our rivers is something that is really sad to know but sometimes, you are wondering how you can help even in a little way. Good stuff here, telling story through images.

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