Postcards from the field: All You Need is a Hammock

5 November 2013

Late on an Acre afternoon we arrive at a small farmhouse along the newly-paved BR-364 Highway in the Brazilian state’s northwest.

Our planned accommodation has fallen through, so we drop by one of the families the team interviewed three years earlier to ask if we can string up our hammocks on their veranda.

The welcome is warm, generous, genuine. “Of course – with pleasure!” says Creusa Braga do Nascimento as she hustles us inside.

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