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4 Ways You Can Help with Fires in the Amazon

AMA---Amazon-5 How to help fight fires in the Amazon
The Amazon rainforest is being ravaged by a devastating forest fire that has been going on for many days now. Besides the obvious environmental concerns for the entire planet, our hearts go out to the wildlife, indigenous communities, our partners, and friends that the fires are impacting.  We reach...
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Brazil Guest Review: "We saw 11 jaguars on the first day!"

jaguar pantanal brazil Jaguar sightings in Brazil's Pantanal
The Hammers recently returned from our Ultimate Jaguar & Wildlife Adventure in Brazil and shared their highlights and some of their amazing wildlife photos with us. "This was our 5th trip with Wildland and we have never been disappointed with the itineraries, guides, transports, accommodations, and opportunity to see wildlife and to customize o...
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Impressions of Brazil | A Sketch Essay

highlights of brazil Impressions of Brazil
My first adventure in Brazil was also my first step into exploring the continent of South America. Preconceived ideas and expectations started to fade away and my senses took over as soon as I walked out of the Rio de Janeiro airport. Neurons started firing, trying to make sense of the foreign feelings and smells and I...
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Brazil Review: " The jaguars were spectacular!"

Jaguar-in-Brazil
The Caplans recently returned from our  Ultimate Jaguar and Wildlife Adventure . Here's what they had to say about Brazil: "We were immediately drawn to the Ultimate Jaguar and Wildlife itinerary because of the safari-like approach.  We enjoyed the rainforest and  Cristalino Lodge  was paradise. The birds were amazing and i...
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Enchanted by Adventure in the Brazilian Amazon

Enchanted by Adventure in the Brazilian Amazon
Falling asleep to claps of thunder and waking up to howler monkeys calling in the canopy outside my window this August were just fragments of the beautiful dream I stepped into while spending almost 3 weeks in the Brazilian Amazon . Each morning, as the sun slowly reared its mighty head over the lush horizon, I woke up to run along miles of trails that wound in and out of the exotic jungle. Running before the intense heat of midday meant comingling with families of squirrel monkeys, dodging sleepy caimans and watching majestic white herons take flight. During the day we ascended ropes into the dense canopy to gain a new perspective from the tops of ancient Samauma trees and swam with powerful pink river dolphins. We paddled in the quiet off shooting rivers and lakes as the sun started to set and watched as the Milky Way painted the sky....
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