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Bruce in the Amazon forest

Amazon: The series

First shown on BBC2 in autumn 2008, the Amazon series follows explorer Bruce Parry's epic journey down the world's greatest river, travelling over 6,000 kms by foot, light aircraft and boat to meet and live with tribes, coca growers, loggers and illegal miners. For exclusive clips of the six programmes, check out each episode page in this section. You can also relive the journey online through the blogs posted by Bruce and the team in the Blog section.

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About Amazon

Bruce Parry, presenter of the BBC's Tribe, travelled the length of the Amazon to film a major new series for BBC Two, first shown in autumn 2008. You can relive his journey online through exclusive blogs, video and much more.


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Rob Sullivan says

Rob Sullivan

"We've done it. We've reached the port of Belem, the gateway of the Amazon..."

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