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National Geographic Journeys With G Adventures Introduces Eight New Trips for 2020

National Geographic Expeditions has entered into its fifth year in partnership with G Adventures and added eight new trips to theirNational...

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PART II: Treasures of the Amazon: Belem, Brazil

Continuing on from the vibrant Ver-o-peso Market, we land in Praca da Republica, home to the famous Teatro da Paz, a theater built...

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Notes From The Field: Secrets and Spices of the Amazon

This week, our South America Program Director, Gretchen, is taking off on our newest adventure to the Brazilian Amazon: Secrets and...

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Bucket List Adventures: Lencois Maranhenses

The lagoons are full; it's the best time to visit this spectacular national park!This year, due to heavy rainfall, the lagoons of...

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Treasures of the Amazon: The Women of Cotijuba Island

Our journey deeper into the Amazon continues; the next four days we spend on Cotijuba Island with our hosts from MMIB (Movimento de...

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Truly Sustainable Adventures in South America

This weekend we would like to highlight our some of our best sustainable tourism adventure options in South America!Hiking and Camping...

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Brazilian Foodie Treasures: Moqueca!

When discussing Brazilian cuisine, one of the country's most cherished and delectable dishes is Moqueca!As presented on the Brazilian...

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NEW TRIP: 3-Day Unique Amazon Bungalow Adventure

Explore the Brazilian Amazon with your family or group of friends while staying at the unique Manati Bungalow Lodge, run by a charming...

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South America Luxury Deals For 2017

Looking to upgrade your next South America adventure for a lower cost? Take a look at the following deals coming up in 2017 at some...

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Bonito, Brazil Voted National Geographic's #1 Destination for Summer 2017

Bonito is a town in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, world-famous for its eco-tourism. Boasting magnificent natural landscapes, especially...

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Family Adventure to Brazil’s Green Coast- A Major Hit!

South of Rio de Janeiro and east of Sao Paulo, the Green Coast has a unique combination of mountains, lush rainforest, crystalline...

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5 Hidden Gem Treks in South America (Plus one bonus trek!)

If you are hoping to broaden your adventure portfolio this year, then I am here to help! This year I am extremely excited to share...

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