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Amazon Volunteering Video

Posted on September 30, 2012 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (2)

Hi everyone,

As promised, here is a collection of video clips from the Amazon put together with the Foo Fighters 'Times Like These'. Took me the whole day, I hope you like it! Click here to watch... 

Thanks, Jen ~x

Amazon Adventure - Video Blog Four

Posted on September 30, 2012 at 6:10 AM Comments comments (1)

Hello all,

I'm on a bit of a roll with the blogs at the moment, hopefully they will keep coming. Although I think I'm dying due to this cough, I will push through and upload for you guys! This is the last video blog I did in the Amazon, but I am planning on putting together a slideshow/video of other video clips and photos too. In the meantime, click here to wat...

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Amazon Adventure - Video Blog Three

Posted on September 29, 2012 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Number three is here! Not only have I run out of space on my website, but also on Vimeo, so it is back to good old reliable Youtube I go. Click here to enjoy number three, more coming soon!

Jen ~ x

Amazon Adventure - Video Blog Two

Posted on September 28, 2012 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Hello world,

It took me a while to sort out this video blog, other than moving to university it was recorded in many different videos and was very long, so it took time to edit. I hope it's still not too long! I just could not cut it any more. I love how you can hear all the sounds of the forest and people speaking Portuguese. I'm glad I decided to do it. It is basically 'A Day In The Life Of A Volunteer At Project Boto', but it turned out to be a pa...

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Amazon Adventure - Video Blog One

Posted on August 25, 2012 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Hello again world!

So, I am back from the Amazon, unfortunatly. My original plan was to write a journal and then type it up as blogs, however I wrote a lot more than I expected - basically filled a whole notebook - and therefore cannot possibly type it all up. I will pick certain days to type up, which in itself is very hard to do. I also took over 2000 photos and many videos. I did take a few video blogs out there, so while I sort out which days to ...

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An Amazon Adventure!

Posted on July 20, 2011 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (3)


I sent off an application a few weeks ago to do four weeks volunteering on a river dolphin project on the Amazon River in 2012, and paid the deposit recently! I first spotted the project early this year and just saved it in my favourites as something I would love to do, could look back on for inspiration, but never really thought I would participate in. I talked to Ursie on Facebook, the friend...

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