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The Amazon

This was home for our 3 days on the Amazon River. We had it all to ourselves, with a crew of four!

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The Amazon

There is another boat in this picture but it seemed like, most of the time, we had the river to ourselves.

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The Amazon

By searching for animals using a flashlight to see their eyes, our guide pulled this caiman out of the water with his bare hands!

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The Amazon

Swimming with wild dolphins right in the river.

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The Amazon

Fishing for piranha with a bamboo pole. The next day we had piranha soup with what we caught!

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The Amazon

Every afternoon our guide made us caipirinha, a local drink with Brazilian rum and lime. The garnish is the fruit from a cashew tree.

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The Amazon

One evening we had a barbeque in the Amazon forest by flashlight. Luckly, no snakes or spiders!

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The Amazon

On our last day we went on a trek into the forest. That's our guide ahead of Debbie and his guide ahead of him!

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Rio de Janeiro

Hang gliding from a mountain down to the beach. Very nice!!

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Rio de Janeiro

We saw more monkeys in one afternoon in Rio then we saw in 3 days in the Amazon.

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Rio de Janeiro

It was very crowded on the top of the mountain at the Christ the Redeemer statue but it was well worth the visit!

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Rio de Janeiro

Sugar Loaf Mountain. You take two cable cars to get to the very top for nice views of the city.

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Rio de Janeiro

The famous Copacabana Beach was not far from our hotel in Rio.

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Iguazu Falls

View from the Brazil side. Very impressive!

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Iguazu Falls

Another section of the falls. There were actually over 15 falls with names in the Iquasu National Park.

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