‘Amazon Jungle’

The climate in Brazil by regions

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Brazil is such a large country that it is natural that it should have different climates and that the temperatures and weather conditions vary radically from one region to another. But we shouldn’t forget that 90% of the country is in the tropics because the country is crossed by the equator in the north and the Tropic of Capricorn in the south. Summer lasts from December to March and winter runs from June to August. This is just the opposite of Europe, therefore a getaway to Brazil right in the middle of the cold northern winter is an excellent idea!…

Why everyone falls in love with Brazil

  You’ll see it for yourself. There’s no way out. Once you visit Brazil, no matter what part of the country it is, you’re trapped, you’ll always want to come back. Here is a list of the reasons why: · Because of all the different possibilities the destination has to offer. · Because of the wonderful ‘postcard’ beaches. · Because they make you feel welcome no matter where you go. · Because of the landscapes. · Because no matter how many times you go, you’ll always discover something new. · Because of its music and dance. Samba, forro funk, axé……

Brazil, a country that has it all.

Experience the country of joy. From the minute the plane touches down, this magical place will draw a permanent smile on your face. Nature in its purest form, an exquisite respect for the environment, breathtaking beaches, a contagious joie de vivre that grows with every step, rich colonial architecture and the most colorful carnivals in the world. Let its charm cast a spell on you. Brazil has it all, it is all sensational. Pour yourself an ice-cold caipiroska and begin to dream. Let your imagination fly to the heights of the Corcovado mountain as the views of Ipanema and Copacabana…

The Amazon, the infinite rainforest

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The traveler, as it has been understood throughout history, is a character whose curiosity leads them to explore the most remote places, in order to encounter, experience and feel a part of other cultures, traditions and communities, without concern for amenities or services. Over the course of time, these amenities and services have been standardized and extended throughout almost all destinations in order for visitors to feel as comfortable as possible. Thus, number of travelers taking advantage of these advances to explore these countries and destinations through natural landscapes has grown exponentially, and with it, so have the destinations. Brazil…

Recommendations to bear in mind during your Amazon cruise

One of the most highly-regarded destinations in Brazil is a cruise through the wonderful Amazon River and its lush landscape. Here we are going to give you some tips to ensure that this trip is perfect and that you do not forget a single detail! A warm and humid zone like the Amazon is always going to have mosquitoes. There is no need to panic, they are only mosquitoes, but you must prevent their bites, which can cause much irritation! The advantage of the Amazon and the Rio Negro is that the presence of mosquitoes is not as high due…

The spectacular Amazon

From its source in Iquito, Peru, to its mouth on the island of Marajó, Brazil, all descriptions of the Amazon River and the Amazon rainforest are packed with superlatives. The greatest, the longest, the widest, are terms commonly attributed to the Amazon by those who discover it. The magnificence of the rivers and trees, the incredible diversity of nature and the simplicity and hospitality of its people set a unique stage where you can experience and learn about the last frontier of a life which lives on. Here are some pieces of information that will give you an idea of…

When is the best time to visit the Amazon?

This question has no concrete answer. Each time of year has it own benefits and the river changes radically depending on whether or not it is the rainy season. The Amazon is an amphibious river that changes with the seasons, each of which have their own particular charm! The Rio Negro, the powerful tributary of the north of the basin, is usually the location for the majority of cruises and exhibitions that leave from Manaus, the Amazon‘s most common point of access. Here are the details of the conditions that you will find in the Rio Negro throughout the year:…

Anavilhanas, the largest fresh-water archipelago on Earth.

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Río Negro, a tributary of the Amazon River, widens in the  Anavilhanas archipelago area to a width of 27 km. In the flood season, 400 islands spread over 90 km, constituting the largest fresh-water archipelago on Earth. This haven is located just 100 km from Manaos, in the Amazon basin. Hundred of islands are covered by the jungle and divided by innumerable branches of the river. From the air, it appears as an amazing hand-drawn natural labyrinth. In the drought season, the waters recede and reveal endless jungle islands ringed by white sandy beaches.  A spectacular sight! The Anavilhanas archipelago…

Venture into the Amazon Jungle and discover its unique flora and fauna

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The Amazon Jungle spreads out from the banks of the Amazon River and its basin. Six million square kilometres of tropical rainforest divided up among 9 countries, although the largest expanses are to be found in Brazil and Peru. The Amazon Jungle is renowned for being one of the world’s most bio-diverse eco-regions. In 2011, it was declared one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The high temperatures offer the perfect conditions for the lush, dense evergreen vegetation. Indeed, all the species that make up South America’s rainforest flora can be found in the Amazon Jungle. This vast…

The Sound of Butterflies: Adventures in the Amazon

On the surface the novel “The Sound of Butterflies” by Rachael King is a story of a man who takes the opportunity of a lifetime to follow his passion. Thomas Edgar is obsessed with butterflies and in particular with finding a new species which he can name after his wife Sophie. When he is offered the chance to join a group of scientists heading to the Amazon jungle he cannot resist the offer. Mission Unspeakable To say that the expedition doesn’t go well would be some understatement. He returns so traumatized by his experiences that he is unable to speak.…