Iguazu Falls

Ammon and Sasha continue: Consistently ranked as the #1 waterfall in the world, it would be an understatement to say I was excited to finally get to Iguazu Falls. It isn’t the tallest or strongest falls, but it is the largest in terms of width and arguably the […]

Rio to Sao Paulo

More time with Ammon and Sasha in Brazil: From Paraty it was time to finally brave Rio. Not going to lie, Rio is intimidating and has a terrible reputation these days. Crime is a constant concern and the general consensus is that it is still getting worse. It […]

Minas Gerais

Continuing Brazil with Ammon and Sashia: Heading inland we entered the state of Minas Gerais. In my initial planning for Brazil this state interested me the most as it has a rich colonial history as the mining center producing the gold and diamonds that funded the Portuguese empire. […]

Recife to Salvador

Continuing with Ammon and Sasha: So apparently my early trip planning wasn’t all that great. We rerouted once before and suddenly found ourselves needing to reroute again. This time it was to add places and try to kill time. With talk of meeting up with people along the […]

The Pantanal

With nearly a year to travel around you might wonder why we are acting all rushed and taking weird border crossings. The reason was the Pantanal, the world’s largest wetland, located in the tri-border area of Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. The Pantanal is generally considered to be the […]