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Originally posted by Tom Bedlam
If you're into heat, bugs, being wet and stinky all the time, having the rot on your junk and feet, or taking a non-stop dose of chloroquine, mefloquine or primaquine for the malaria, and most especially if you just LOVE flagyl, well, then the jungle is right for you!
It also helps if you like giardia and/or amebic dysentary when the flagyl runs out.
Originally posted by IronDogg
Well, take it from a guy who has a few parrots... If you are in the south american jungles, you better have a set of ear plugs, because parrots relentless loud screaming can really drive you batty... sometimes when they get squaking at each other, you CANNOT hear yourself think... I couldn't possibly imagine how loud and hellish it would be if a flock of about 400 landed in the treetops above your campsite... and bring an umbrella...
[edit on 2-24-2007 by IronDogg]
Originally posted by Terapin
I have actually lived deep in the Amazon jungle for a good deal of time and had no problems. In fact, the Yanomami Indians have lived there for perhaps as long as 20,000 years.
The Amazon is an amazing and beautiful place and it is not difficult to live there in good health if you know what you are doing. If you don't know what you are doing it is an easy place to get killed.