Looking left and looking right, your eyes try to pick out something moving among the bush, for the faintest sway of a bush to indicate wildlife is just beyond. Without the trained eye of someone who grew up in these savannahs, it is more often than not your guide who will point out that first glimpse of wildlife, earning them the nickname binocular eyes. Seeing animals in their natural habitat is a truly remarkable experience.
From our tour guide partner South America is an amazingly diverse continent full of adventure just waiting to be had. I, Garrett Cooper of Feral Human Expeditions, took my first trip to Latin America on my motorcycle which I had ridden for seven months, covering 21,000 miles from Oregon to Tierra del Fuego at the southern tip of South America. Over the course of this trip I spent time in some of the highest mountains