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  1. jurek

    Pantanal on own boat

    Then I read a book of people who kayaked down rivers in Belarus. I cannot remember the name, but it may be available as a tour guidebook in Poland. They kayaked through Orlovskoye Polesie. Probably the only place in Europe where an area of 40 x 40 km in size has not a single house. The landscape...
  2. jurek

    Pantanal on own boat

    Rephrasing an old proverb - who fears jaguars, does not go to Pantanal. ;) Not that I disregard the risk, simply that risk of being devoured by a jaguar is tiny compared to other risks. For example being mugged. Or any mishap with a boat turns dangerous when you are 10 km from the nearest...
  3. jurek

    Pantanal on own boat

    Pantanal is a big place, and I can only comment from brief visit on the area of Porto Jofre which is the most famous jaguar tourism area. There are surprisingly many small tours and hotels in the area. And good populations of bigger mammals, for example unafraid giant otters. My fear is that...