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When is a Trail not a Trail?

The answer… when it is a stream, but you still have to hike through it. When we did our canopy tour in Bolivia, we had to hike through a stream and climb a waterfall just to get to the start … Continue reading

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Crossing Rivers in the Rainforest

Since there are not a lot of roads in the jungles of South America, local residents get creative on ways to cross the many rivers. Especially during the rainy season, these rivers can be quite treacherous, so the last thing … Continue reading

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In the Thick of It

We have started to contemplate our first adventure since arriving back in the States from Europe. One thing that we agreed upon when we were abroad was that we would focus on Central and South America after we returned home. With … Continue reading

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On the Road to Nowhere

Perhaps we just needed to think about someplace warm as the days here in Frankfurt have gotten fairly cold, or maybe just for a change of pace from castles and Christmas markets, we decided to take a journey back to … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Eyes and we couldn’t help but think about the elusive Owl Butterfly that we saw in the jungle while we were in Bolivia. Not only do you get the eye on the wing, but … Continue reading

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What is a Canopy Tour?

During our trip to Bolivia, we scheduled a canopy tour during our stay outside of the Carrasco National Forest. Perhaps it was just naivety on our part, but we thought that the canopy tour was going to be some sort … Continue reading

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Daily Post Photo Challenge – Details

For this week’s photo challenge, details, we decided to use a few photos from our trip into the jungle at Carrasco National Park in Bolivia. Taking close-up pictures isn’t something that we do too often, but every now and then … Continue reading

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al Camino de la Muerte

We went back and forth on whether we would do “Death Road” while we were in Bolivia. Part of it was due to how much time we had while we were in La Paz and part of it was due … Continue reading

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Journey into the Jungle

We had spent the night in an eco-lodge, which in and of itself was an interesting experience. We woke up early and ate breakfast with our guide, Remy, who asked us if we’d checked under our bed before we went to … Continue reading

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Spread Your Wings and Fly

We aren’t adrenaline junkies, but we definitely like to push our boundaries.  Every place that we visit provides an opportunity for adventure, but clearly our trip to Bolivia offered more than most of our trips.  It has been an exciting … Continue reading

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