By Alison McGowan, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Amazon is one of the most extraordinary regions of Brazil. It covers over seven million sq kms of land, an area almost the size of Europe, and is home to over 60,000 species of plants and trees, 324 mammals, 300 reptiles and 950 birds. An inspiring destination for nature lovers, and many trips are geared towards outdoor enthusiasts looking to immerse themselves in the wild.
Whether starting a trip in Belem . . .