Tag Archives: Chapada Diamantina

Video: Surviving in the Wilderness

  (Recorded in Chapada Diamantina National Park in Brazil. And yes, I really wear shirts like that when I go hiking in the jungle.) Advertisements

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Fashion Forecast 2016

After I began setting a new trend in 2015, one thing is certain: 2016 will be the year of the hat. Gentlemen, if you don’t want to look very old-fashioned next year, I recommend that you ride to the next hatter right … Continue reading

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Early Birds

When Némo said “we will meet on Saturday morning at 4:45 and we will return on Monday just before midnight,” I knew I had found the right guide for the 3-day hike through Vale do Pati. Some agencies in Chapada Diamantina National Park in Brazil … Continue reading

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My Christmas 2015: Pai Inacio

What do you do for Christmas if you don’t believe in it and if you live right next to a national park? You go hiking, of course. The 20 kilometers from Lencois to Morro do Pai Inacio seemed like the perfect distance … Continue reading

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Video Blog: Fire-Fighting Plane

Last week, I helped fighting the fires in Chapada Diamantina National Park in Brazil for a day, after I had stumbled upon a squad of volunteer firefighters while hiking. It was tough work, particularly because so many fires were in … Continue reading

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Video Blog: Forest Fires in Chapada Diamantina

As promised, I will keep you updated on the forest fires in Chapada Diamantina National Park in Brazil. While hiking yesterday, I saw these fires from afar. Obviously, I wanted to get as close to them as possible. Who wouldn’t? Here … Continue reading

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The kind of surprises you find when hiking in Brazil

Today, I went for a small hike in Chapada Diamantina National Park. After two weeks in a large city, this was more than the proverbial breath of fresh air – despite it being filled with smoke from the forest fires. … Continue reading

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