Travel Deeper – Brazil

[x_video_embed type=”16:9″][/x_video_embed] Five years of traveling deeper in South America, and it all led me to this… One of the most incredibly difficult and absolutely amazing years of my life – Living and traveling in Brazil. The goal was to live in Rio de Janeiro, travel around the country, participate in Carnaval, and somehow work … Continued

Pantanal Wildlife & Piranha Fishing

As mentioned in the video, The Pantanal wetlands weren’t even on my radar until I arrived in Brazil. Friends at the tourism board suggested I visit the region, so after a little research, I caught a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Campo Grande for a four-day adventure. Campo Grande is the southern gateway city … Continued

Brazil Tourism Partnership Goes Live

Months ago I told you all about a T2T partnership with the Brazilian Tourism Board and I’m so happy to finally announce that we’re now live! Although things have been relatively quiet here on Tourist 2 Townie, I promise it hasn’t been the result of a lack of content. I’m currently traveling through Northeastern Brazil … Continued

The Pantanal – Life Along the River

After dark skies and heavy rain dominated day one, I woke up early on my second morning to clear skies and new life within the Pantanal. The sunshine invited everybody out from hiding, and I wanted to meet as many as possible. Before breakfast, I wandered down to a small gathering of houses along the river … Continued

How to Catch a Piranha

After a peaceful arrival into the Pantanal the night before, my first day in the Brazilian wetlands was exactly that, wet. It poured for the better part of the morning and our planned jeep safari and eco-hike turned into a drunken refugee camp. We circled around a shop table with a group of local farmers, … Continued

Into the Wild Pantanal

Four Brazilian fishermen and I piled into the back of a covered pick-up truck at the roadside rendezvous point to catch a lift into the Pantanal. They knew the area well and were happy to be returning to their familiar fishing spot, while my joy came from each and every unknown. Despite being one of … Continued

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