Category Archives: Amazon

Truly Sustainable Adventures in South America

This weekend we would like to highlight our some of our best sustainable tourism adventure options in South America! Hiking and Camping in Argentina Hiking is a growing trend for independent travelers in search of a personal challenge and a … Continue reading

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Treasures of the Amazon: The Women of Cotijuba Island

Our journey deeper into the Amazon continues; the next four days we spend on Cotijuba Island with our hosts from MMIB (Movimento de Mulheres das Ilhas de Belem, Belem Islands Women’s Movement). From Belem, we head north to Porto Icoaraci, … Continue reading

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PART II: Treasures of the Amazon: Belem, Brazil

Continuing on from the vibrant Ver-o-peso Market, we land in Praca da Republica, home to the famous Teatro da Paz, a theater built during the rubber boom. Upon arrival, we see that the Praca has erupted into a rhythmic, colorful … Continue reading

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Treasures of the Amazon: Belem, Brazil

Belem entrances you. Far in the north of Brazil, at the mouth of the Amazon river, is the state of Para. Belem, it’s capitol, was a strong hold for the Portuguese that rapidly grew during the rubber boom and has … Continue reading

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NEW TRIP: 3-Day Unique Amazon Bungalow Adventure

Explore the Brazilian Amazon with your family or group of friends while staying at the unique Manati Bungalow Lodge, run by a charming local family. Experience what living in a traditional Amazon bungalow is like. Perfect for small groups of … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Muyuna Lodge and Iquitos Are a Must For Your Next Peru Adventure!

Deep in the rainforest, up the Amazon River, outside of the jungle city of Iquitos, one finds the Muyuna Lodge!  This is a small rainforest lodge, secluded, intimate, that GUARANTEES the observation of monkeys, birds, sloths, pink dolphins, fish, caimans, … Continue reading

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Bonito, Brazil Voted National Geographic’s #1 Destination for Summer 2017

Bonito is a town in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, world famous for its ecotourism. Boasting magnificent natural landscapes, especially the water attractions, snorkel or even scuba dive in crystalline rivers with an abundance of varied wildlife: tropical … Continue reading

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Manaus: Brazil’s Gateway to the Amazon

Manaus is green and tranquilly chaotic with charming and inviting people. It is a city where over 600 billion-dollar industries collide with the impending brute force of the surrounding sea of inhospitable jungle. No man-made roads lead to Manaus; there … Continue reading

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