Travel Blogs from Manaus, Brazil

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Marvelous Monday, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Marvelous Monday

A travel blog entry by theshewards

... couple of hours. This gave us the opportunity to rest, go shopping for souvenirs, and simply bask in some much desired AC!  Manaus is a very busy, bustling city with tons to see and do.  We enjoyed a great pizza dinner and then took a quick 2 ...

I'm Sinking and I Can't Get Up!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

I'm Sinking and I Can't Get Up!

A travel blog entry by trainer_don

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Oh my GOSH!  I could not believe that this guy came down the river in this leaky piece of crap carrying goods to unload .... and more importantly was going to take it back to wherever he came from.  I hope he was not taking passengers with him, ...

Manause, Brazil, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manause, Brazil

A travel blog entry by danharriet

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... though great in its time was not missed by the people of the Amazon. The President of Brazil, looking for a way to help the struggling economy of Manaus and the Brazilian State of Amazonia, created a trade free zone in Manaus. Now Brazilians and ...

Manaus Day3, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus Day3

A travel blog entry by marczimmer

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Woke up to the early morning serenade of the louder amazonian electric drill insect. It was noisier and more effective than any rooster or alarm clock. My Tylenol PM and Dianne's Ambien were no match for its cacophony. By 6.00am we were all up and ...

Zip Lining Over the River, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Zip Lining Over the River

A travel blog entry by trainer_don

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While visiting Presidente Figueiredo, Francisco and I decided to zip line over the river ... a very exciting conclusion to our vacation, since we were boarding a plane that evening to fly home. ...

Manaus Brazil, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus Brazil

A travel blog entry by rtvegan

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Visiting Manus and the ...

Manaus and the Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus and the Amazon

A travel blog entry by fernbob

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... very hot and humid, and eating a hot lasagna only added to the sweat factor! We spent some time organizing our flight from Manaus to Salvador in Brazil, which turned out to be a bit of a hassle as the tourist agent needed to have the money, cash, prior to ...

Into the Amazon heart, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Into the Amazon heart

A travel blog entry by ashant

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Manaus is the amazing place. In my last vacations I went to Brazil, I visited Manaus city located on the Amazon heart.  The travel before to arrive to Manaus was excited because I took a plane from Bogota to Leticia, then I took a boat in Tabatinga ...

Jungle Trip Into the Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Jungle Trip Into the Amazon

A travel blog entry by fiseb

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... lodge, we started the boat and van trips back to Manaus.  The 5-day amazon trip was quite fantastic. Coming back to Manaus, we were shocked to find that almost everything was closed. It was a Sunday afternoon, and we ended up wandering through town ...

The Opera House, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

The Opera House

A travel blog entry by mtbrown

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... I took a tour to visit the Opera House (Teatro Amazonas).  This was designed and built in Europe, then disassembled and shipped to Manaus at the height of the rubber boom in the middle 1800's.  It was reassembled and used for opera and symphony ...

Selections for Brazil House Renovation, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Selections for Brazil House Renovation

A travel blog entry by trainer_don

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We were able to find time to meet with an architect to start putting together the renovations plans for our house, 4 blocks from Sambodromo Arena.  It will be a two phase renovation.  Phase one will be adding an extended concrete roof that ...

Jungle Trip, North West of Manuas, Brazil travel blog

Jungle Trip

A travel blog entry by gregr

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Jungle Trip with Guide ...

A Stop in Manaus Before our 4 Day Amazon Cruise, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

A Stop in Manaus Before our 4 Day Amazon Cruise

A travel blog entry by gretchenart

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... Janeiro, Sao Paolo, Santarem TRIP has direct flights to Belem, Belo Horizonte, Porto Velho and other municipalities in northern Brazil. By boat Manaus is a major destination for boats on the Amazon River. From Belém on the Atlantic Coast, it takes about ...

The Amazon is a big river, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

The Amazon is a big river

A travel blog entry by ggoat

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... like landing in any Brazilian city, albeit more humid. But looking at a map you can see the size of the river and the forest that Manaus is situated in, and it doesn't take much to get away from the concrete jungle and into the real thing. I took a ...

Manaus jumping off point to the Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus jumping off point to the Amazon

A travel blog entry by khubbard

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I will be out of contact for 5 days in the jungle will post many pictures when I return! ...

Visa Debarkle, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Visa Debarkle

A travel blog entry by gregr

Jungle Trip with ...

14 - 16 Dec: Sweltering in Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

14 - 16 Dec: Sweltering in Manaus

A travel blog entry by neelmullick

... pleasant and I was for the first time unhappy with my choice of a hostel as I checked into the Amazon Backpacker's in Manaus Centro. The location itself was fantastic as it overlooked the confluence of the 2 main tributaries of the Amazon (the Solimoes ...

Tim Tim Tim, la vai Viola, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Tim Tim Tim, la vai Viola

A travel blog entry by ddoubleu

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... with the onset of the mosquitoes. We stayed 4 days in the jungle and then 2 more strange days of wandering  Manaus' streets. Our longed for backpacking trip had begun finally. Looking back at that beginning now, there is a sense of ...

City in the jungle, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

City in the jungle

A travel blog entry by samandkate

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On April Fools Day we reached Manaus.  We had enjoyed our boat journey with the locals, who were all very friendly to us.  We were pleased to go out for an all you can eat buffet in the evening though. ...

Jungle Dream finally come True!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Jungle Dream finally come True!

A travel blog entry by karinakr

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... take us across the waters to an awaiting taxi. The Nagro River and White River are a unique phenomenon only found in Manaus. Their temperatures, density, velocity and chemical components varied which allowed them lie side by side and not blend. ...

Trajeto Manaus - Berlim, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Trajeto Manaus - Berlim

A travel blog entry by andrefranca

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The Viking Tour - Trajeto Mao-GIG-CDG-TXL   Bem saí de Manaus com 20 minutos de atraso, eu gostei do a300 da Tam, mas e muito apertado, eles só tem classe econômica, ou seja, gente ate na asa ehehehe. Esse vôo para em Brasília e depois segue pro ...

Picture Worthy Boys of Brazil, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Picture Worthy Boys of Brazil

A travel blog entry by trainer_don

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4 nights in a hammock, Rio Amazonas, Brazil travel blog

4 nights in a hammock

A travel blog entry by katiesue

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The boat trip, 4 days, Leticia to Manaus through the Amazon Jungle. We arrived super early as we had been advised and ended up waiting 8 hours for the boat to depart. We had to wait to Brazillian police dogs to sniff our backs, our bags were then ...

Amazon Jungle Trip, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Amazon Jungle Trip

A travel blog entry by jannija

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... to walk around and waste some time reading. I also enjoyed some frozen Acai berry gel with granola -- YUM!! When I got back to Manaus Central, I grabbed a quick snack and was looking for my hotel. I was eating a pastel and heard someone calling, "Janni, ...

Pictures of Eco Park Lodge, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Pictures of Eco Park Lodge

A travel blog entry by trainer_don

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Here are a few pictures of our room and the lodge and the main lodge itself. ...

Last workday....Homeward Bound, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Last workday....Homeward Bound

A travel blog entry by brazil2011

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Oh my goodness...what a day....WHAT A WEEK!! We came prepared and hopeful that we would install ceilings/roofs over 3 classrooms; a 4th already had a roof. With the willing hands and feet of our team, and especially the local workers and volunteers, we ...

5 giorni nello stato dell'Amazonas, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

5 giorni nello stato dell'Amazonas

A travel blog entry by gjtrip

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... andare poi al teatro dell'Opera famoso per essere l'unico nell'arco di 3000 km, noi italiani abbiamo partecipato alla sua costruzione. Manaus e' ricca di cultura ed arte di vario tipo ma manca di una sua anima ed identita'. Dopo Manaus era il ...

Are We There Yet???, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Are We There Yet???

A travel blog entry by theshewards

... Jenna Sheward's husband, Bryan.  I'm writing on behalf of the group this evening.  Jenna texted me upon her arrival in Manaus and asked me to give a short update to everyone, just to let you know that they arrived safely and were jumping on a ...

Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Amazon

A travel blog entry by raelyn

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Förberedelse inför djungeltripp, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Förberedelse inför djungeltripp

A travel blog entry by uschalingen

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Flyget landade kl 2 på natten i Manaus. Därför var vi trötta och ville bara checka in på det hotell vi bokat för att åtminstone få lite sömn innan djungeltrippen dagen efter. Efter att ha åkt med taxin ett tag började vi fundera på vad det var ...

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