Rio Roosevelt Expedition

Exploring the Atlantic Forest near Ubatuba

5_19_14StudentResponse(Lower) 5_19_14StudentResponse(Upper) This morning we left the hustle and bustle of Sao Paulo and drove to Ubatuba. Ubatuba  is a three-hour drive from Sao Paulo and  it is on the ocean. It is a very beautiful place with lush mountains towering above white sand beaches. Paul and I are traveling with Eurico. Eurico is a …

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Preparing to canoe the Rio Roosevelt

5_12_14StudentResponse(Lower) 5_12_14StudentResponse(Upper) On Friday Paul  Schurke and I will get on an airplane in Duluth, Minnesota and fly to Sao Paulo, Brazil.  We are busy organizing and packing our equipment for our trip. We will spend over 6 weeks in Brazil. We will be exploring the Amazon Rainforest. We will spend over a month canoeing …

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Explore the Amazon Rainforest following the footsteps of Theodore Roosevelt

TR & Rondon River of Doubt in Canoe 1913 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Live Updates May 2014 – June 2014 This spring the Freemans will return to the Amazon Rainforest to study the plants, animals, and people of one of the world’s last great wildernesses. The Amazon Rainforest is largest tropical rainforest in the world. This …

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