How the Mighty Amazon River came to be

How the mighty Amazon River came to be.
How the mighty Amazon River came to be.

This is the tale of two brothers who turn themselves into a scorpion and a hummingbird to secretly follow their grandfather to a secret well, which was actually a tree from which water flowed. The brothers gathered the forest animals together to try to chop down the tree, but the tree was so mighty, that they could hardly saw through the wood. They tried many times over many days and saw to their chagrin, that every morning, the tree showed no signs of their efforts.

But what was Grandfather's role in all of this… and what does the tree have to do with the Amazon River?

 

Read more about it in 'Im Kochtopf um die Welt', ISBN 978‑3‑9814448‑0‑3.