Birds. Free and fascinating. They live in every corner of the world. Free to fly at a moment’s notice, they gather in huge flocks for the sake of company and cross hemispheres in search of places to spend the winter and breed. And they fly back again next spring.
The canoe is gliding silently on the Amazon high waters. In the distance, you can hear the roar of a howler monkey.
The Amazon rainforest is, perhaps, one of the most underrated wildlife travel destinations in the world.
Think “safari” and images of the big five roaming over the vast savannah will immediately spring to mind. Or, if you’re anything like me, you might just imagine Rafiki holding a baby Simba up for all the African animals to see in the Lion King’s most iconic moment.