Articles Tagged ‘amazon’

Villagers of Nazareth in Colombian Amazon Ban Tourists From Visiting

Villagers of Nazareth in Colombian Amazon Ban Tourists From Visiting March 28, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Sometimes it seems that we, as travelers, take things for granted. Like the “freedom” to just waltz into almost any country or town or, in this case, village. Too often we fail to try to comprehend the effect our presence might have on a foreign culture. While we snap pictures with reckless...

Epic Stroll: Briton Walks Entire Length of the Amazon

Epic Stroll: Briton Walks Entire Length of the Amazon August 12, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
“I am simply doing it because no one has done it before.” These were the words of Ed Stafford, a British man who recently became the first known person to¬† walk the length of the Amazon River. It took him 859 days to cover the 4000 mile distance, according to his blog WalkingTheAmazon.com....