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Some people think Carnaval is just a debaucherous four-day party in Rio de Janiero but the rest of Brazil would have to disagree. Months leading up to Fat Tuesday, even the tiny towns are constructing elaborate floats, practicing samba routines, and gearing up for this nationwide party. Beyond the grandstands of Rio (we'll get to ...

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Amazon Travel ideas

Manaus is the only city in the Amazon so if you have dreams of exploring the world's biggest river and jungle housing the most species on the planet, you basically have to pass through this two-million person town. Originally, we thought of it as a stop-off to get to a jungle tour but found ourselves ...

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The honeymoon has begun! The first stop on our around-the-world journey has landed us in Manaus, Brazil, the heart of the Amazon. It's a 2-million person city in the depths of the jungle that can only be accessed by plane or the only highway in town, the Amazon River.  Native Brazilians have obviously been living ...

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Seeing Design joins HoneyTrek.com

At a fateful happy hour almost two years ago, friends of Mike and mine told us they were taking a honeymoon around the world. Our jaws dropped to the floor then stuttered out, “What do you mean? Is that even possible?” They were just going to quit their jobs and go. The concept seemed ...

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