By Raphaël Sané   Today was a day at sea, between Amazonia and French Guyana. The sea was good and the ship rolled and pitched just enough for us to feel we were actually sailing! We had few lectures today. First, in the morning, Jean-Louis told us about the history of French Guyana, from [...]

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Posted on Monday 7 April 2014 Monday 7 April 2014

By Marcel Lichtenstein   Today started early at 6:45 and we visited a small tributary close to Macapa called Macara Minim. It is a wonderful channel that offered many species of birds like the emblematic Toucans (we saw the channel-billed toucan and the white-throated one as well), but also hummingbirds, trogons, birds of prey…We enjoyed [...]

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Posted on Monday 7 April 2014 Monday 7 April 2014

  Bigger than the Nile, it is one of the longest rivers in the world.  And one of the most powerful too.   Almost 7000 kilometres long, it flows through 6 South-American countries and its 1000 tributaries give it the appearance of a giant aquatic maze. From the Andes to the Atlantic Ocean, majestic and [...]

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