Caipriniha and Caiman: Travelling by riverboat on Brazil’s Amazon River

  Roaming through the Amazon jungle with its piranha-infested waters and riverbanks crawling with caiman is no longer an adventure just for the Tarzans or Indiana Jones of this world. For a few hundred pounds and with an adventurous spirit, buckets of mosquito repellent and the willingness to smell as bad as a wild baboon for a while, tourists can now spend days, even weeks, travelling through the dense tropical forest. And you don’t need whips, primitive knives or swinging vines to venture through the trees. Eco-tourism in the Amazon has opened the door to a whole new world of[…]