Globo Esporte is reporting about Hervé's adventure when he arrived in Macapá in June 2013.
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10 July 2013. Pura Vida stayed in Macapa in good hands on a beach in Fazendihna. I am rying to find a way to move it back to Tabatinga, the brazilian town where is Leticia. Pura Vida is still in a good shape and for sure, will paddle in a few others rivers. Definitively smaller rivers than where I... Read more...
This first real attempt to cross the entire Amazon on a bicycle-boat is just an excuse to use a clean way of locomotion, solely powered by my legs, to explore the thousand rivers and their hidden secrets through the Rio Amazonas to the Atlantic Ocean.
Share a part of my life with the jungle and its inhabitants and learn as much as possible about the lungs of the planet.
The message of Pura Vida: a concept for a better and simpler life. Nothing against the current technologies, just an approach on how to optimize our energy consumption.
On a bici-boat throughout the Amazonas
Traveling approximately 3,500 kilometers on the waters of the Rio Napo and Rio Amazona, across Ecuador, Peru and Brazil.A human challenge looking for a closer experience with the tropical forest in complete autonomy.
An opportunity to overcome its limits and demonstrating that nothing is imposible,
with will and determination, especially the dreams.
An ecological adventure to meet the people, fauna and flora of one of the wildest places on earth.
Through this original expedition, a pioneer in its kind and completely environmentally friendly.