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Travel 6: Amazon River, Brazil

Once we left the Atlantic behind, we spent 3 days making our way to Manaus in the central Amazonas. We stopped in the port cities of Santarém and Parintins to take smaller boats into the narrow channels feeding the river. A wide variety of birds, iguanas and pink river dolphins greeted us daily along the […]

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Travel 6: Meeting the Amazon River

One of my favorite experiences from my journey last fall was meeting the Amazon River approximately 100 miles out to sea. I had heard the currents of the river are strong enough to push up to 200 miles into the Atlantic during the wet season but witnessing it was something I’ll never forget. Surreal to […]

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