Tag Archives: Brazil

World Trip 2009-2010: Day 23 – Santa Cruz, Brazil

Saturday 19 December 2009 Highlights: Night club dancing and fun The overnight train trip went well; they even served a nice meal. Kelly seemed to sleep well curled up like a cat in the opposite seat; I believe Andrew and … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 22 – Pantanal to Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Friday 18 December 2009 Highlights: Sunrise in Pantanal Today we left the stunning  Pantanal but first some of us got up at 5.00 am to see a amazing sunrise.  On my return to the cabin I found that Andrew had … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 21 – Pantanal, Brazil

Thursday 17 December 2009 Highlights: Day Safari and wildlife spotting, Horse riding Today we set out on a day safari of the countryside. We saw lots of different wildlife, caiman, capivara and giant river otters. With the caiman we went … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 20 – Bonito to Pantanal, Brazil

Wednesday 16 December 2009 Highlights: Mosquitoes attack, Night safari We set of to the Pantanal today which is a large area of mostly swamp land. The roads are very rough and as we found out when we changed rides to … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 19 – Bonito and Rio da Prata, Brazil

Tuesday 15 December 2009 Highlights: Snorkelling with topical fish Today we went to Rio da Prata which is a private farm with a really clear river which we went snorkelling down but not swimming (swimming can cause the dirt to … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 18 – Bonito, Brazil

Monday 14 December 2009 Highlights: Beach fun, Snake handling The overnight bus trip went fine and we settled into the new hotel at Bonito as soon as we arrived. We learned that the daughter of the owner was having a … Continue reading

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