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Aug 29, 2008 - Travel Update

Hello all Here is the latest: We left Bonito and made our way to The Pantanal by a 4 hour coach journey. The Pantanal is the largest wetland area in the world covering 155,000 sq km. It floods during the wet season and submerges 80%. We are here in the dry season, but still, there are many areas covered in water. It is home to an abundance of wildlife and aquatic plants. We started the afternoon with a swim in the river (with our guide) prior to fishing and to our horror observed caimans on the riverbank, literally 5 metres away!! Had we...

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