An Extraordinary Journey into the Uncharted Tributaries of the Western Amazon

April 2nd, 2014
cloudforest.jpgIn Heart of Darkness, Conrad spoke of exploring up river with a “general sense of vague and oppressive wonder.  Like a weary pilgrimage amongst hints of nightmare.”

Paul Rosolie made a journey into his own heart of darkness, as he engaged in an extraordinary adventure into the uncharted tributaries of the Western Amazon.  

He writes about his experiences in  Mother of God: An Extraordinary Journey into the Uncharted Tributaries of the Western Amazon.  Paraphrasing Conrad, Rosolie conveys the life-sensation of his  existence--that which gives his story its truth, its meaning--its subtle and penetrating essence.

My conversation with Paul Rololie: 

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