Travel

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...

Brasil: Day 8 (Part 1)

March 21, 2010
I woke up with the biggest smile on face. Did last night really happen? I was not sure if today was going to be as exciting as yesterday, although I was more than ready to see what the day would entail. One of the things I loved most about the...

Brasil: Day 7 (Part 3)

March 17, 2010
While I was wandering around the village, Alberto, my guide, approached me with a sneaky smile on my face. He said to me quietly, "So, do you want to experience the real Amazon tonight?" If you know me well, then you would know that there was not a moment of...