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Aug 19, 2005 - The Pantanal

On Friday we got a 7am bus into the Pantanal and arrived at the Parque Estrada road at around 8:30am. We had tried to arrange for a hotel to pick us up, so we waited for them at the junction, but after a while when they didn't show up, one of the locals took pity on us & rang them. It is amazing how friendly people are and how we find ways to communicate even though our Portuguese is absolutely appalling! We had been planning to stay in a little hut on stilts at Pousada Passo do Lontra, but they offered a chalet which was ok & the huts...

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