A couple friends and I stayed in Iquitos for a couple of days before we started the tour. We checked out a bunch of companies, but decided with Gary based on instinct, his good humor, and his knowledge! So glad we did. We stayed in an eco lodge on the Amazon River for 4 days 3 nights. He showed us native animals, talked to us about culture, told us many interesting stories about growing up in the Amazon, took us Piranha fishing, caught a Kaimon and a snake with his barehands, showed us use of plants, took us climbing in jungle trees, and much more. He gave us time to chill, never rushing us, but always having something else planned. He made us feel at home so much that we remained friends with him. Great guide and person! Wordly, great at English, fun, and adapting.