Author: David Ascanio

BRAZIL: PANTANAL SAFARI INTO THE HEART OF JAGUARLAND

If there is a place where the magnificence of Planet Earth is shown in multiple ways, that is the Pantanal. The list of superlatives outnumbers any other neotropical destination, and we witnessed that! Highlights were simply too many, from apex species such as the impressive Jaguar to highly diet-specialized such as the Giant Anteater. The list goes on and on and included views of the amazing Brazilian Tapir, breathtaking Agami Heron, astonishing Hyacinth Macaw, comical Giant River Otter and much more.
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BRAZIL: IGUAÇU FALLS

To say that more than 200 waterfalls, plunging out of the Iguazu River, produces one the loudest reverberating mixed of sounds in nature is not an exaggeration. In fact, it is the largest waterfall system in the world. From the curtain of water in the Devil’s Throat to the dozens of smaller ones, the river plunged as if jumping to an unknown dimension, to another level of basaltic rock. But what most impressed us was to see the speed, the life cycle, and the perfection to which the Dusky Great Swifts landed to behind the falls into their nesting crevices or to cling from the wet walls.
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