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9 Do’s and Don’ts for living in the Amazon

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I’ve barely scratched the surface of rainforest living, with two expeditions adding up to only a couple of months. Nevertheless the learning curve was huge

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Friday Photo: Zulu the orphaned Meerkat

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Say hi to Zulu, the orphaned Meerkat. His mother had been killed on a road, with Zulu left sitting on the verge. A kind passer-by brought him to..

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Expedition Update: And the rain comes!

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Our initial recce into both Wadis left us feeling disappointed when each time we were stopped by massive rocks blocking the way..

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Expedition Update: Wadi Base Camp

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We arrived at the Wadi two days ago after a bumpy boat ride. After frantically alighting, and then unloading, we were left with the task of trekking all of the kit..

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When to blog and when to stop

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It would be both foolhardy, misguided and a bit daft to believe that running this website was a selfless endeavor. That blogging about the ‘things I get up to’ were so noteworthy..

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Friday Photo: Rain in the Amazon

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We visited the Amazon in the dry season. Every day the water levels in the lakes and rivers would drop several inches, as daytime temperatures soared to the high thirties..

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Expedition Update: Wadi Mouth

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We are now settled on the beach at the mouth of the Wadi and have spent the morning scrambling up the Wadi to make an initial assessment..

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