Category Archives: Pantanal and Iguazu Falls

First day in Brazil…and the trip here.

I arrived in Cuiaba, (Kwee.a.ba) a little after midnight last night after more than 24 hours flying or sitting in airports.   Tomorrow morning my guide company will pick me up about 6:30 for about an hour and a half drive … Continue reading

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I’m sleeping good tonight….

Today was my first day at Jaguar Camp run by Aiden Lara of Pantanal Nature.  After a five hour drive on a washboard road, our small group (three sisters: two nurses from Seattle and a younger sister, a neurologist from … Continue reading

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No Pressure, Time to have fun. Part 1

After breakfast at 6 we were on the river by 6:45.  Since we had been successful yesterday and saw two jaguars, we didn’t feel pressured to go in search of additional jaguar right off the bat.  We had given our … Continue reading

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The Pressure is Off…TIme to have fun. Part 2

After lunch we headed back out on the river looking for giant river otters, some new birds and, or course, jaguar.  Toucan.  We seen a couple but I haven’t been able to get a great shot of it yet.  This … Continue reading

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Howler, capachin monkeys and much more!

We had some internet issues yesterday and I wasn’t able to upload my images.  Today, Tuesday, we moved from Jaquar Camp to Posada Rio Claro about three hours north of Jaguar Camp and about an two hours outside of Cuiaba. … Continue reading

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We leave Jaguar Camp and go north to Posada Rio Clara.

Jaguar Camp is owned by Ailton Lara.  The 34-year-0ld built this camp over the past two years.  It’s rustic and comfortable.  According to Lonely Planet, he is one of the best local jaguar guides in the Pantanal.  He’s a typical … Continue reading

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You won’t believe what we saw on today’s boat ride!

After lunch Tuesday, we headed out for a boat ride on the river.  It seemed there were a lot more birds at Jaguar Camp at Port Jofre but here we’ve seen some of them fishing and were able to photograph … Continue reading

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