Postcards from the edge

Postcards from the edge
Tales of (mis)adventure from abroad

Mission Impossible

Mission Impossible

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The discharge I had just signed stated that the Colombian army could not guarantee my safety beyond this military base. The incredulous soldiers who had come to shake my hand, climbed back up to take position in their bunkers. It is under the crosshairs of their automatic rifles that I pushed my overloaded canoe away from shore and jumped in as the current started pulling me slowly into the depth of this legendary “man-eating” jungle. Over the next two weeks, I would effectively have to paddle across a war zone, yet I felt confident and calm, just like the river.

-Yannick



There are 4 comments.

  1. comment number 1 by: judi dempsey

    Yannick, I do enjoy getting your postcards. Please stay safe.

  2. comment number 2 by: Marc-Antoine Kelertas

    You always seem to find another way to redefine the word “adventure” for me Yannick.

    Truly Inspiring

  3. comment number 3 by: Alex B

    I’ve been longing for another postcard… and this was a really great one! Hope you’re good!

  4. comment number 4 by: Yannick

    Check out this short film about this project/expedition:
    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llcQVg29ZYM&list=UUnJXsAXVC0qI_-hIdTqAiRg

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