April 2015

Chapada Diamantina (April 18-25) - Days 7 & 8

Day 7 – Friday, April 24 We went to the south end of the part for a couple of reasons. We wanted to see another area of the park and we could possibly get to Fumacinha, a waterfall that Brian really wanted to see. We spoiled ourselves on the wide spread of food at breakfast […]

Chapada Diamantina (April 18-25) - Days 4, 5, & 6

Day 4 – Tuesday, April 21 Today was the day to set out on our 3-day backpacking trip through the main part of the park. To get to the trailhead we had to drive out on a dirt road pretty far from the town of Vale do Capao to a small community called Bomba. There […]

Chapada Diamantina (April 18-25) - Days 1, 2, & 3

Day 1 – Saturday, April 18 Our flight left Rio at 9:06am so we arrived at the airport at 7:30am. The electronic checkin booth said we were on the waiting list, so we had to wait in line to get our ticket and drop our bags. The line was a little long, but we got […]