Cowboy culture; Congalo, the horse whisperer at the Araras ecolodge in the wetlands of the Pantanal, Mato Grosso region of Brazil on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain_Mallory_Patanal-4296

Cowboys and Culture in the Pantanal

The first encounter with cowboys in the pantanal was a father and son rounding up cattle on our way to Mato Grosso wetland. Attempting to segregate a young calf which was being protected by the remainder of the herd, it appeared a game of chess, which the cows seemed to be winning. The cowboy was certainly experienced and his son …

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Street Art tour in Colourful Valparaiso

Valparaíso Chile, the colourful container port and resort lies about an hour away from Santiago on the Pacific coast. A wonderfully eclectic collection of brightly coloured and slightly rundown buildings and homes built on the side of a hill, a maze of side streets and alleyways which climb steeply away from the sea. A thriving little harbour offers short excursions …