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Feb 6, 2010 - Into the Pantanal

Pousada de Rio Mutum, Pantanal So, Saturday morning, alarm call at 6am, for a 6.30am breakfast. Lovely fruit, sweet coffee, and some bread and cheese, perfect. it was an early start for a boat trip up the Mutum to its source, and while moving it was incredibly pleasant; the sun on our skin and a breeze in our hair. Although Jamil said the wet season wasn't as good for spotting wildlife, I still think it was fantastic. First off, we spotted a caiman, a small fish-eating relative of the alligator, of which there are 3 million in the area....

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