House on Stilts

When you live within a flood plain, having a house built up on stilts is very important. The height of the Amazon River changes up to 3 meters (9.8 feet) between the rainy and dry seasons. The shear volume of water that runs through the basin is hard to imagine, even after witnessing the area.

House on Stilts
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December 31, 1969
Amazon River, Iquitos,
Loreto, Peru, South America