Category Archives: Sustainable Tourism

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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Notes From The Field: Secrets and Spices of the Amazon

This week, our South America Program Director, Gretchen, is taking off on our newest adventure to the Brazilian Amazon: Secrets and Spices of the Amazon! On this gastronomic, island-hopping and community-based journey, we explore the world of culinary delights that … 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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Exploring Brazil: The Pantanal and Bonito

Vibrant sunsets, pastel sunrises, crystal clear waters, scuba diving, caving, country cycling, wildlife spotting and a real taste of the Pantaneiro (Brazilian cowboy) way of life: welcome to Brazil’s Wild West. Several months ago, I had the extraordinary opportunity to … Continue reading

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Climb Kilimanjaro for the Innocent Eyes Project 2017

Have you dreamed of climbing Kilimanjaro to watch the sunrise over Africa from the top of the highest free-standing mountain in the world?  In June 2017, you can make a difference in the lives of children and experience Africa on … Continue reading

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Everest Base Camp Charity Trek with Make A Difference

Nepal: Everest Base Camp Charity Trek October 4-20, 2016 Make A Difference in the Lives of Children Join MAD on a 17-Day grand adventure. The trek begins with a beautiful flight to Lukla. The trek passes through the picturesque Sherpa … Continue reading

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Travel and Make A Difference in 2016

If you want to “travel with a purpose”, Make A Difference is offering two great charity trips this year.  The February Patagonia trip is sold out, so contact us right away if you are interested! Tanzania: Kili, Safari, & Volunteer … Continue reading

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AWR Continues to Support IMEC’s Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project

Adventures With Reach is happy to announce that we have renewed our support of the International Mountain Explorers Connection (IMEC) and its Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project (KPAP).  AWR has been one of IMEC’s Partners for Responsible Travel for 5 years.  We … Continue reading

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