When you think of South America your mind’s eye sees indescribably vast rainforests, centuries old vibrant cities, towering Andes peaks, and now maybe dopey American swimmers thinking it’s cool to trash a gas station. South America is a continent of its own and there is much off the beaten path that would take you for surprise.
National Geographic published this great story from Avery Stonich about her journey to the Pantanal. This massive marshland is the largest concentration of wildlife on the continent, a shocking fact when you remember how close the Amazon Rainforest is.
Check out the link here and enjoy!