Travel Blogs from The Pantanal, Brazil

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The Pantanal, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

The Pantanal

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... he mixed the insides together to make a clear paste which when used to tattoo your skin goes black over the next hour. The Pantanal lacks the excitement of Africaīs big game and food chain, but is very similar to Australiaīs Kakadu National Park ( ...

29 today and bitten on the arse by red fire ants, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

29 today and bitten on the arse by red fire ants

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... waking us all up, this was well before sunrise, but gave me the opportunity to watch the sun come up across the Pantanal and hear the Howler monkeys in the distance. The morning saw our first trek through grass and woodlands on the way we were lucky ...

Stalked...By An Alligator!, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Stalked...By An Alligator!

A travel blog entry by irax

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... a little longer in Santa Cruz. To be honest I just didn`t know where to go next. Eventually I plumped to head to Brazil! To The Pantanal, I had to go and see what those Evil Clowns were on about! I had to catch the overnight train to the Brazilian ...

Birds, Bugs and Bogs, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Birds, Bugs and Bogs

A travel blog entry by midlifecrisis

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We have just returned from a 3-day, 4-wheel adventure in the Pantanal, a wetland that is half the size of France. The rainy season lasts from December to March and the place fills up like a bowl of cornflakes with small splotches of land between the ...

Toucans and McKaws for breakfast! (Not literally!), The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Toucans and McKaws for breakfast! (Not literally!)

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... went swimming again...he's alot braver than me, our guides mad hair do was finally revealed in its masses to us and then it was time to jump back on the jeep, say goodbye to the Pantanal and all its amazing wildlife and head for our next stop!!!! ...

Pirahna Hunting in the Pantanals, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Pirahna Hunting in the Pantanals

A travel blog entry by rich_mcg

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Now that Marge and I have caught the nature watching bug, we wanted to take it to another level with an organised safari into the Pantanal. It's an enormous wetland where annual rains can cause the water level to rise and fall by as much as 3 metres. ...

The Pantanal, the other wildlife of Brazil!, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

The Pantanal, the other wildlife of Brazil!

A travel blog entry by juliek

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After being in Rio for some time it was time to see the other Brazilian "wildlife" in an area called the Pantanal. For those of you who have never heard of the Pantanal (believe me I had not really heard of it) it is known as the best place in South ...

The Pantanal, The Pantanal, Bolivia travel blog

The Pantanal

A travel blog entry by caomlye

Hello! Well we just arrived in Bonito this afternoon and have a few days here. But we spent the last 3 days in the Pantanal which was amazing. The first day we got there in the late afternoon so we just got to hang out in camp(literally hang, we slept in ...

The Pantanal 25/9/13-27/9/13 days 24-26, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

The Pantanal 25/9/13-27/9/13 days 24-26

A travel blog entry by vikkiandchris

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After our nightmare journey from Foz to Bonito we encountered some good Karma for our journey from Bonito to The Pantanal. We’d researched online for tour companies and decided to go with a company called Santa Clara. We’d been quoted a ...

Camping in the Pantanal, Campo Grande/The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Camping in the Pantanal

A travel blog entry by jronco

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... thankfully i arrive around 9 am. so i am swarmed by travel agents when i get in who want to take me on a tour of the pantanal, but luckily i had gotten some advice on which one to pick. so i book the tour, buy an airline ticket, have some ...

The Pantanal, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

The Pantanal

A travel blog entry by cat3

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The Pantanal, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

The Pantanal

A travel blog entry by tphilip75

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The 4 hour bus ride from Bonito to the pantanal was a bit horrific, mostly dirt roads in a cramped little people mover! The Pantanal is a massive wetlands region that is full of wildlife. Our hotel was in the middle of nowhere & right on ...

Fishing, But With Unwelcome Company, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Fishing, But With Unwelcome Company

A travel blog entry by davidbowmaker

... our boat. They have an unnerving habit of surfacing in your swim, a couple of feet away. We tried scaring them away by hitting them with our rods and whilst it made a safisfying "thunk", the extremely patient and inhuman creatures didn't even ...

Into the jungle, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Into the jungle

A travel blog entry by adamandeve

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... farm (run by a lovely Australian girl and her brazillian husband) and used that as a jumping point for treks into the pantanal. The farm was, well...humble. Sleeping quaters consisted of a hammock. Mosquito nets provided were a little on the holey side ...

THE SHOWER STORY!, Middle of the Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

THE SHOWER STORY!

A travel blog entry by chezcody

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One of the most 'exciting' parts of the trip, there in the wilds of the Pantanal! Watch the video first for an explanation! Then see the photos. If your pc won't play the AVI video file, I wrote the story on the last picture. Quite the memory!!! ...

Wildlife extravaganza, Bonito And The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Wildlife extravaganza

A travel blog entry by angiedarren

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... almost visibly shrinking in the hot sun and the competiton for food was high amongst the fish-eaters (birds and reptiles). The Pantanal is the best place in Brazil to watch wildlife - it has many of the same species as the Amazon but you can spot things ...

Food Poisoning!, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Food Poisoning!

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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... stomach pains soon turned into a full blown bout of food poisoning which saw Brendan vomiting on several occasions throughout the morning.  Michelle was extremely patient as she showed great care in looking after him during his worse moments.  ...

A Poo Throwing Howler Monkey, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

A Poo Throwing Howler Monkey

A travel blog entry by davidbowmaker

... poo at Jemma. We also see a flock of colourfully cartoon like toucans, surprisenly they grunt like pigs. A thunderstorm breaks that afternoon so the plan to go camping is scrapped. I persuad Hugo, our guide, to drive some us the 6 km to the nearest ...

Welcome To The Pantanal, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Welcome To The Pantanal

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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Unfortunately we had to move on from Bonito today and shortly after breakfast our transfer arrived at our hostel to take us into the Pantanal. It was a long morning of driving and some four hours later we made it to our accommodation.  The drive was ...

Wild Toucan, Caymen and Piranhas, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Wild Toucan, Caymen and Piranhas

A travel blog entry by ness_knibbs

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We had a three day adventure in the Pantanal wetlands, which cover an area of Brazil the size of France. The wildlife was ...

Evil Horses, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Evil Horses

A travel blog entry by davidbowmaker

... in a manner which would have brought Madonna headlines, before disappearing from view. We caught up with them after half a kilometre, the horse knackered (not literally though I would have gladly done it myself) and Jemma wearing a broad grin. I was ...

The Pantanal, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

The Pantanal

A travel blog entry by michael_lizi

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We had heard quite a few horror stories about The Pantanal.  Terrible accommodation, bad guides, bad food and aggression whenever you complained!  We were advised by several people not to go.  However, we`d already booked our flight so we ...

Crocodile Dundee, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Crocodile Dundee

A travel blog entry by kevandrach

... journey and were given a room and some food to freshen up, before setting off on a 4 hour journey from hell to the pantanal. The road from Campo Grande to the entrance of the pantanal was like being shaken, stirred and blended. The minibus had ...

Welcome to the Pantanal, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Welcome to the Pantanal

A travel blog entry by davidbowmaker

To reach our farm in the Pantanal takes five hours by bus, followed by 90 minutes in the back of a truck. During the truck ride we seen our first wild aardvarck and some large rackoon type things, called coatis. We also seen jabiru storks, spoonbills, ...

Into the Jungle, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Into the Jungle

A travel blog entry by dan_connaughton

From Corumba we arranged to take a tour into the Pantanal, the worlds largest wetland. We decided to take a 3 day tour just to get away from the hustle and bustle of bus to bus life. It was a pretty cool was to spend a few days. After we landed we had the ...

Wading with Caimen, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Wading with Caimen

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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... early morning.  After eating dinner it was straight to bed to get enough rest before another long day ahead.  Our time in the Pantanal so far has been extremely enjoyable and we are looking forward to the rest of our adventure that lies ...

Welcome to the jungle, The pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Welcome to the jungle

A travel blog entry by elleanil

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... freezing cold night in the hammocks and we were up again at the crack of dawn due to our feathered friends. On our last day in the pantanal, we headed out on a boat trip down the local river. It was chock full of caymen and we even spotted a few more ...

Trying to survive, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Trying to survive

A travel blog entry by rob-n-nics

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The Pantanal are wetlands in the north of Brazil and as they are as big was Wales they are quite big. It is one of the best places in the world to spot birds and other wildlife. The place we stayed at was right on the river so we saw a lot of alligators, ...

Into the wilderness, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Into the wilderness

A travel blog entry by richardmorris

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The Pantanal Part II, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

The Pantanal Part II

A travel blog entry by aksa

... piranhas. The rest of us just stood there, burning ourselves. The next activity sounded better. Tubing isnīt anything special or unique to the Pantanal. Itīs just a rubber tube that you use as a float and float down the river. But the river is cold, ...

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