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By Pamela Bloom

ISBN-10: 0585041717

ISBN-13: 9780585041711

ISBN-10: 1556507801

ISBN-13: 9781556507809

The second one revised variation of this advisor, previously "Fieldings Amazon", with jungle treks, canoe journeys, jeep rides and cruises, in addition to go back and forth within the towns of Belem, Manaus, and Santarem. broad natural world sections, journey arrangements, healthiness issues, cultural features, eco-travel and ancient history are incorporated.

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D 73 Amerindian Initiation Into Sacred Science by Dr. M. C. Meyer 85 Where Are The Fruit Trees? by Dr. " Loren McIntyre, Photojournalist To travel through the great Amazon River region is a nature experience you will never forget. The innate wisdom of the forest its voluptuous beauty, the life-and-death dramas of millions of species are realities that will literally enter your bones as you tramp through the rainforest, cruise down the tributaries, or raft over rapids. The Amazon is about challenge, and ever since the first explorers set foot on the banks of the continent, the dark, mysterious rainforest has inspired countless numbers to sacrifice life and limb for a little excitement and the promise of treasure.

Besides the Amazon River, there are 1,100 tributaries (17 of which are more than 1,000 miles long). All totaled, there are 48,000 miles of navigable rivers. The Amazon River is at times so wide (up to seven miles) that you can't see the other side of the shore. The flow of the Amazon River is 12 times that of the Mississippi. There are 15,000 known animal species, 1,800 species of butterflies, 1,200-2,000 species of fish, four types of big cats and 200 mosquito species. One-quarter of the world's 8,600 bird species live in the Amazon.

C. Meyer 65 Voices From The Amazon 73 A Shaman's Apprentice: Interview with Dr. D 73 Amerindian Initiation Into Sacred Science by Dr. M. C. Meyer 85 Where Are The Fruit Trees? by Dr. " Loren McIntyre, Photojournalist To travel through the great Amazon River region is a nature experience you will never forget. The innate wisdom of the forest its voluptuous beauty, the life-and-death dramas of millions of species are realities that will literally enter your bones as you tramp through the rainforest, cruise down the tributaries, or raft over rapids.

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