38% done with At Play in the Fields of the Lord

How dare they put it on a map!

I love the image of the short wave radio as they travel up the river and the American music playing, as if like a voice from heaven, and them saying ‘Praise the Lord’ into the overgrowth and stinking rottenness of the jungle.

Then they see the overgrown cross but refuse to clean it because it’s a Catholic cross. Same god, different cross, apparently.

They really hate the jungle