So the time has come to learn some self preservation. Thanks to the most generous support of Rich Bell and Extreme Medics (our first sponsors), the crew enjoyed a couple of days of customised expedition first aid and medical awareness training.
Extreme Medics are working diligently to augment this support with local Amazonian medical contact details and will be monitoring the health and wellbeing of the team throughout the journey.
Amongst the lessons learned was the removal of jiggers with cocktail sticks (freshly whittled from mangrove). Lots to look forward to.