The banks of the Ucayali and Pachitea, at their confluence, are low, subject to overflow and unsuitable for settlement.
Furthermore, the Indians have been enslaved by the rubber men from the Ucayali.
On the Ucayali are numerous vagabond tribes, living for the most part in their canoes and temporary huts.
A second will continue that line eastward to the Ucayali River.
Of all the savage tribes that roam about the head waters of the Ucayali, the Cashibos alone are cannibals.
They are on both banks of the Javary and extend as far west as the Ucayali.
On the left bank of the Ucayali the dialect of the Panos prevails.
The officers of the "Morona" assured us that the same formation was traceable far up the Ucayali and Huallaga.
Several days after this we were approaching that part of the Ucayali, where we proposed to embark.
The Ucayali joins the Maranon, forming the main stream of the Amazon.