Traveling the Transamazon Highway: A Journey in Pictures

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On The Road Day 1

Credit: Ritaumaria Pereira.

A nameless river: The team set off in a four-wheel drive truck from the town of Itaituba. Walker said the weather worked in their favor. The dusty Transamazon,…Read More »

often little more than a muddy track, was remarkably dry in June. Armed with laptops, cameras, and hammocks, Walker, Pereira, and Arima spent the next 10 days traveling 700 miles (1,100 kilometers) through the Amazon.

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