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Trials of sinking and sickness on Amazon trip

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The epic adventure of Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton has continued on the Amazon, but with a few setbacks.

Helen is aiming to become the first woman to kayak the entire length of the famous river in aid of Sport Relief.

Her latest video diary entry reveals a difficult week, with a sunken support boat and a sickness bug hitting the crew.

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