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Flooded Amazon Rainforest

Flooded Amazon Rainforest

Marty’s photo of the day #2593: I have visited the Amazon Rainforest of Peru twice: once during the dry season and once during the rainy season. I took this photo from my kayak during the rainy season. I’m not on any river, just a frequently flooded section of rainforest. If I took a photograph from […]

The best natural insect repellent

The best natural insect repellent

Marty’s photo of the day #2021: If you are viewing this photo on a small screen, you probably won’t see all the little red mosquito bites dotting my arm. The first time I visited the Amazon Rainforest was during the dry season, and the bugs (other than a bullet ant with my name on it) […]

The Amazon Rainforest During the Rainy Season

The Amazon Rainforest During the Rainy Season

Marty’s photo of the day #1635: When I tell people what the Amazon Rainforest is like during the rainy season, they have a tough time imagining it. This photo should help. Here, during the dry season, this father and daughter would be traveling on foot, not by canoe.

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