Pearls of Puerto Maldonado

Puerto Maldona, Peru

Puerto Maldonado is a town bordering on the edge of the Amazon jungle – one of the most biologically diverse areas on the planet. It is relatively accessible however if you compare it to other Amazon jungle locations. From Cusco, for example, you have the choice of a ½ hour…

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Photo Friday – Capuccin Monkey

Today’s Photo Friday was taken at an animal rescue centre in the Amazon rainforest outside of Iquitos, Peru. The capuccin monkeys were so cute and seemed to love posing in front of the camera, or showing off in the branches for us. I managed to snap this shot just as the…

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Five More Awesome Things to do in The Amazon

If the first two posts in this series already had you hungering for a trip to The Amazon, read on for even more reasons to visit the world’s largest ecosystem. The Amazon rainforest is six million square kilometres in size, takes up about a third of South America, and is home to…

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Five More Things to do in The Amazon

Following on from last week’s post all about The Amazon, here are five more incredible things you can do in the world’s largest ecosystem. The six million square kilometre rainforest, which takes up over a third of South America, is worth a visit in it’s own right as a place to see an…

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Five Things to do in The Amazon

With an area of six million square kilometres (1.4 billion acres), the Amazon rainforest spans nine countries and takes up about one third of South America. No trip to that part of the world is complete without a visit to the largest ecosystem on earth, home to more than half…

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