NWS client Mone experiences two of Brazil's most biodiverse regions
Friends: “You're going where?”
I: “The Pantanal and the Amazon”
Friends: “What part of the Amazon?” “Where in the world is the Pantanal? And what’s there?”
My friends’ puzzlement was understandable. With an area of 5.5 million square kilometres, I did not even know how one begins to explore the Amazon, so I pushed the idea aside. Only after a plan for the Pantanal had taken shape did the brilliant NWS Destination Specialist suggest the Amazon as an extension.