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Roosevelt River Lodge

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A rainy morning at the Roosevelt River Lodge. The gray sky indicated a typical day of extreme Amazon.

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A: Roosevelt River Beach

de Ayslaner Gallo, la distanta de 60 metri

Roosevelt River Beach, located below the rapids Hell's. This beach former president Theodore Rooselve...

Roosevelt River Beach

B: Urban forest fragment

de Ayslaner Gallo, la 109.3 km distanta

In this small urban forest fragment a family of Callicebus Miltonia survives. No permanent source of ...

Urban forest fragment

C: Kapok Tree

de Ayslaner Gallo, la 268.2 km distanta

A large tree of the genus Ceiba, about 40 feet tall. This species is considered sacred to several Lat...

Kapok Tree

D: Salto Augusto

de Ayslaner Gallo, la 268.3 km distanta

The great barrier down Juruena. This waterfall is one of the biggest challenges to navigate through t...

Salto Augusto

E: garimpo juruena

de jose-ronaldo-bezerra, la 273.0 km distanta

garimpo juruena

F: Cessna Caravan

de Ayslaner Gallo, la 278.3 km distanta

One of the aircraft used during the expedition, carrying nine passengers and cargo.

Cessna Caravan

G: São Simão Waterfall

de Ayslaner Gallo, la 291.6 km distanta

The waterfall St. Simon is the first major challenge to those who navigate upriver Juruena starting f...

São Simão Waterfall

H: Harbor ferry Madeira River Porto Velho RO

de Ayslaner Gallo, la 326.9 km distanta

Still in intense activity, the ferry, so far is the only way to cross to whoever follows the left ban...

Harbor ferry Madeira River Porto Velho RO

I: Workshop in the community of Barra.

de Ayslaner Gallo, la 334.8 km distanta

What kind of economic activities can be viable and sustainable communities in a more remote and dista...

Workshop in the community of Barra.

J: Community Barra of the San Manuel

de Ayslaner Gallo, la 334.9 km distanta

This community consists of around 1902, had at its foundation the principle of extraction of products...

Community Barra of the San Manuel

Aceasta panorama a fost facuta in Brazil

Aceasta este un ansamblu a Brazil

Here's your soundtrack. Okay, maybe they're not exactly brazillian but their music is awesome and their live shows legendary.

Now, Brazil covers almost half of South America and its Amazon rainforest is the world's largest jungle... which is rapidly getting cut down. The country is basically one giant botanical garden with some bangin' cities on its edges.

Brazil was colonized in 1808 by the royal court of Portugal, which was fleeing Napolean's troops. They didn't stay long, and Brazil won its independence in 1822.

Its biggest city, Sao Paulo, is the financial hub of South America. Brazil is the "b" in BRIC -- Brazil, Russia, India and China. These four were labeled the world's fastest developing large economies in the year 2001.

Brazil is known for three things: amazingly beautiful women, carnival, and Pele -- King of Football, Athlete of the Century, football ambassador of the world and a declared national treasure.

Brazillians can tell foreigners a mile away, by the way their hips move. Samba is built into the soul of brazil and carnival is when it bursts out into twenty-four hour undying explosions of sound on every street.

This picture of mask diving at the Taipus reefs makes me shed hot and salty tears all over my calendar, which is set on "January" right now.

Text by Steve Smith.

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