Mexico: Last Voyage of the Culin

Waves pound John Long's boat, the Cúlin.

Water and sand rush into the boat's cabin.

Water and sand rush into the boat's cabin.
(Ryan Heffernan)


Local villager Israel paddles across the Río Cahoacán.

Local villager Israel paddles across the Río Cahoacán.
(Ryan Heffernan)


Santiago gazes over fields of plantains during the drive to La Cïgueña.

Santiago gazes over fields of plantains during the drive to La Cïgueña.
(Ryan Heffernan)


A view of the plantain fields.

A view of the plantain fields.
(Ryan Heffernan)


A local villager uses his bike to bring his goats dinner.

A local villager uses his bike to bring his goats dinner.
(Ryan Heffernan)


The rusty old shrimp fleet sits at Puerto Madero.

The rusty old shrimp fleet sits at Puerto Madero.
(Ryan Heffernan)


A local fisherman clears his net while fishing in front of the palapas.

A local fisherman clears his net while fishing in front of the palapas.
(Ryan Heffernan)


A shark fisherman organizes his gear before heading back out to sea.

A shark fisherman organizes his gear before heading back out to sea.
(Ryan Heffernan)


Fishermen keep their pangas in front of Puerto Madero's many palapas.

Fishermen keep their pangas in front of Puerto Madero's many palapas.
(Ryan Heffernan)


A panga leaves Puerto Madero at night.

A panga leaves Puerto Madero at night.
(Ryan Heffernan)


David Vann waits to cross the Río Cahoacán.

David Vann waits to cross the Río Cahoacán.
(Ryan Heffernan)


The Cúlin's final resting place.

The Cúlin's final resting place.
(Ryan Heffernan)

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