“We swam in the river with the kids and fished for piranhas,” Arnold says. “We spent the night surrounded by the sound of howling monkeys and other Amazon sounds that were all new to us.” After a boat arrived the next day, everyone agreed that the detour “turned out to be a very interesting and cool experience, as these things so often are,” he says.
We couldn’t include all of our favorite photos from the Amazon reforestation shoot in the magazine. Here, the editors rounded up some of the best outtakes that didn’t make it into print. (See more photos and read the story from our April/May 2016 issue here).