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Off on our boat trip today down
the Rio Allegra today, a gorgeous river, albeit like all of Brazils rivers it was
virtually black water – something to do with the sediment in the water that
makes it look like oil. Our ‘crafts’ were a bit of a scary sight – dents all
over them and one guy spent about half an hour bailing one out before we could
get in! We were hoping it was rain and
not sinking and we ...
We picked Lin, our lady guide
from Chopada, up on the way to our next stop, Bila Vela de Santissima Trinidade
– it seems that when they knew they were going to have to change things they
picked her brain about what is worth doing on the way out of Brazil and she
recommended this place, so she is coming with us as our guide. The town is on a
river, and the plan is that tomorrow we will all be taken out on boats to see
pink and grey river dolphins, ...
The remote Parque Nasionale Noel Kempff Mercado was the setting for Arhtur Conan-Doyle´s famous novel ¨The Lost World¨ and for good reason. The park is dominated by the 500 metre high, approximately 1000 square km meseta which rises up from still virgin rainforest (a thing we realise is already pretty rare and becoming more and more so) We hooked up with a cool American couple and their ...