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Expedition to Travel the Length of the Amazon River.

Starting on October 17th 2016

AmazonA colourful adventure full of contrasts: sometimes edgy while travelling through deep jungle and mysterious Indian land and vibrant and sociable when mixing with local people on passenger ferries. Leaving from Quito, where the Andes will give way to the Ecuadorian, Peruvian and Brazilian Amazon forest, full of birds, wildlife, flora and fauna but sometimes a moonscape of destruction will be encountered, as the dark side of modern decimation and contamination of the Amazon Basin is witnessed.

The Amazon is the greatest river in the world and one of the longest and this team will be travelling its entire 4,200 miles length; starting at the Chambo as a stream, near Banos in Ecuador to Brazil, where the Amazon River can stretch to nearly 7 miles wide.

The team will study changes on the Amazon River since the early explorers, principally La Condamine, Jean Godin and later Isabela Godin in the 18th century.

The outcomes of this adventure will be Jacki’s next book.


September 21st, 2017 – Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution

March 30th, 2017 – Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution

January 23rd, 2017 – The Scientific Exploration Society in London

January 17th, 2017 – Keswick Lecture Society

December 7th, 2016 – Bristol Society of Model and Experimental Engineers (BSMEE)

September 3-4th, 2016 – World Explorers Summit in Cardiff

September 20th, 2016 – Bristol University of the Third Age (U3A)

bath-spaRGS with IBG and Bath Spa University on May 10th, 2016


The Cambridge University Exploration Society Annual Dinner at Jesus College on January 30th, 2016


telegraph-outdoorThe Telegraph Outdoor & Adventure Travel on February 13th, 2016



British Embassy in Moscow on February 19th, 2016

University of Glamorgan (RGS with IBG) on February 23rd, 2016


itb_logo_home-deITB Berlin on March 11th, 2016




cruise-showThe Telegraph Cruise Show on January 10th, 2016


womens-expoWomen’s Adventure Expo 2015


world-travel-marketWorld Travel Market 2015


2015 Base Camp Festival

telegraph-outdoor2014 Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show



Jacki speaking at the 2014 Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show