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Brasil: Day 9

April 11, 2010
While I awoke not believing that I was actually leaving Brasil and every part of my mind, body, and soul wanted to stay, I refused to let my feelings of sadness ruin my last day.  I was unbelievably blessed after all, since Alberto had invited me on a four hour...

Brasil: Day 8 (Part 5)

April 2, 2010
The ride back to the eco-lodge was about two hours, which I was delighted about, because I love being on the water and it afforded me time to reflect on my Brasilian journey.  Tomorrow I would be returning back to the States and I was not ready to leave.  How...

Brasil: Day 8 (Part 4)

March 29, 2010
Just as we were leaving the "magical creature port," it suddenly began to rain. I was worried that our surprise last stop of the day would be canceled, however like most tropical rain showers it was over before it even really started. The next thing I knew we were on...

Brasil: Day 8 (Part 3)

March 27, 2010
As previously hinted, the next stop of the day was quite unforgettable. So unforgettable, that if I had not taken pictures, I might have thought it was a dream! When I recount this story to friends and family, I have jokingly been claiming that this stop was at a "magical creature...

Brasil: Day 8 (Part 2)

March 25, 2010
Because I live in the city, I tend to forget how green the countryside can be. Let me tell you though, I cannot imagine a more vibrantly green place than the Amazon! It was such a sight to see that much uncultivated land (I am aware of how much of...