Thursday, October 6, 2011

Leticia, Mike Tsalickis and a Giant Anaconda Snake in the Amazon

Leticia, Amazonas Colombia

Standing hip deep in the Yaguacaca, an Amazon River tributary, Amazonas Colombia, Mike Tsalickis masters a giant anaconda, one of the jungles most feared inhabitants.

Con el agua hasta la cintura, Mike Tsalickis, logra dominar una Anaconda gigante, en los lagos Yaguacaca, tributario del rio Amazonas, Colombia.  Este reptil es uno de los mas temidos en esta region.

This is an unused reproduction postcard that was printed in 1997.

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Leticia is a city in the Republic of Colombia, capital of the department of Amazonas, Colombia's southernmost town and the only major port on the Amazon river. It has an average temperature of 27 °C (80.6 °F). Leticia has long been Colombia's shipping point for tropical fishes for the aquarium trade.

It has a population of approximately 33,000 people on the left bank of the Amazon river, and is located at the point where Colombia, Brazil and Peru come together in an area called Tres Fronteras.

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