Travel Blogs from Manaus, Brazil

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Bloco das Piranhas = Block of Hookers, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Bloco das Piranhas = Block of Hookers

A travel blog entry by trainer_don

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Put on your seat belts for this one, because it is a real "Drag". The day after the Carnival parade, the men of Manaus dress up like hookers.  The floats remain outside of the arena, and little by little get torn apart throughout the night by the ...

Amazonas dag 2, Manaus, Brasilien travel blog

Amazonas dag 2

A travel blog entry by sandsadventures

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Dag 2 startede ved solopgang kl 06 hvor vi skulle hike i regnskoven for at finde planter og dyr og Fabio kunne fortælle os om de forskellige ting der. Desværre og noget skuffende for hele gruppen (7 personer), så vi ingen dyr overhovedet. ...

Back from the jungle, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Back from the jungle

A travel blog entry by keithandshelley

Just to say we are back from the jungle but no time to update blog at the moment.  Going straight on to the Cariri region, near Natal and hope to be able to do some updating after that.  We survived the caimans, snakes and ...

brigada brasil!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

brigada brasil!

A travel blog entry by grandtour

just a couple words for the time i spent in manaus... mayara cruz erica andrade mother graca actually they are names.  but these three women are BADASS and incredible people.  i also saw my first wild tarantula.  im happy  guarana ...

Belém and Riverboat to Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Belém and Riverboat to Manaus

A travel blog entry by kajsimus

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... du pain, des gâteaux et autres collations. Sur le chemin, nous avons aussi changé de fuseau horaire. Nous sommes arrivés à Manaus ce matin. Nous avons pris un bus pour le centre et avons pris une chambre dans une auberge qui semble décente dans ...

Nine Nights on The Amazon River, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Nine Nights on The Amazon River

A travel blog entry by darrenkatie

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... from Honduras through to Panama from where they sails to Columbia then caught a series of buses through Venezuela and Brazil to finally arrive in Manaus. All of this was just the beginning of their 2-year travel plans for the Americas, giving us the ...

The Fruit Market, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

The Fruit Market

A travel blog entry by trainer_don

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Sloths are slow, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Sloths are slow

A travel blog entry by barry0fisher

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... dinner with the Irish guy before catching our flight to Rio at 4am tomorrow morning.  Oh another very odd thing about Manaus and perhaps all of Brazil, they love optrians and glasses as we passed a few blocks where about 8 of every 10 stores sold eye ...

Aug 23, 2012, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Aug 23, 2012

A travel blog entry by marknl

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At Sea, Road Scholar Cocktail Party, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

At Sea, Road Scholar Cocktail Party

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

... of modern Spain and Portugal to an overflow room of participants. Rui's knowledge of and enthusiasm for the subject was obvious, and learning about the origin of the country that gave Brazil its official language helped to put our travels in ...

Avião Velho e clima de Feira no voo MAO - MIA, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Avião Velho e clima de Feira no voo MAO - MIA

A travel blog entry by walencar

... originais. Como efeito do erro perdemos todo o trabalho de marcação anterior dos assentos nos dois trechos .  No trajeto Manaus - Miami embarcamos numa aeronave bem velhinha .. A primeira constatação foi quando no banheiro vi que o sabonete era ...

Acabou..., Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Acabou...

A travel blog entry by dulcewallace

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     De manhã o último mergulho e fazer as malas. Tinha um passeio monitorado por uma bióloga no zoológico do hotel e estava muito legal. Ela carregava no colo um bicho-preguiça muito fofo. Pena que só conseguimos acompanhar uma ...

My birthday in the Amazon!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

My birthday in the Amazon!

A travel blog entry by ash-anna

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... , and the family that lived there showed us how they survive and how they work the land. I even got to crack the fruit from a Brazil nut tree open with a machete, and ate the Brazil nuts inside. The Father of the family proudly told us that he was 63 ...

Heading Out Again, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Heading Out Again

A travel blog entry by donmiller

Going off the grid at least until Tuesday. Heading to an Amazon Eco lodge then off to Salvador to finish things out. In the meantime photos are mostly ...

Mosquito capital of the world...., Manacapuru, Brazil travel blog

Mosquito capital of the world....

A travel blog entry by khubbard

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Alright Keith´s big adventure into the Amazon for 6 days 5 nights.  2 nights survival in the jungle (great idea in front of a computer in AC) crazy adventure! ...

Arts & Craft Street Fair on Eduardo Ribeiro Street, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Arts & Craft Street Fair on Eduardo Ribeiro Street

A travel blog entry by trainer_don

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Every Sunday they shut down the main shopping street, Eduardo Ribeiro St., and turn it into an arts and crafts fair.  Their are tons of artists and food tents to visit.  I had an interesting breakfast sandwich made of bread, ham, cheese and ...

Arena da Amazônia, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Arena da Amazônia

A travel blog entry by kathy.turner

... just as we were getting ready to go to our last game- Switzerland v Honduras. the gutters started overflowing pretty quickly- no wonder Manaus stadium had problems with flooding recently. taxi to the game and a short walk to the stadium. on the way we ...

Gevangen In Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Gevangen In Manaus

A travel blog entry by basmaartje

Gevangen in Manaus, vier dagen wachten op een vlucht: ...

Trivia and Talent Show, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Trivia and Talent Show

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

Two more days at sea afforded the group the opportunity to take in many more interesting lectures and participate in more Road Scholar activities. On January 5th the Road Scholar group had dinner with students from Morehouse College and Spelman College, ...

You went where, and did what, with who?, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

You went where, and did what, with who?

A travel blog entry by brettandjulie

... of the "swine flu" epidemic, many people were cancelling their vacations. When we met with our group in the lobby of the Manaus hotel, only 3 other people showed up, including our guide Eggy. Our trip mates were two older ladies from California.  I ...

Off to Brazil, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Off to Brazil

A travel blog entry by sharilynn

this is a hella big ...

Go Brazil, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Go Brazil

A travel blog entry by vanhise

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... the Ria Negra - your skin looks copper colored under the water. But it was very refreshing. Today, we visited downtown Manaus - there are some beautiful structures left over from the rubber plantation days surrounded by lots of low-rent style shops. ...

Jungle Fever, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Jungle Fever

A travel blog entry by vanhise

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... the best vine climber. After that adventure, we went to the calmer monkey forest to watch feeding time. Evan and Scott got to hold a Brazil nut out so the monkey could climb over them to get it - great photo op! Then before the next adventure, it was ...

Game Day #2, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Game Day #2

A travel blog entry by vanhise

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... the local bus than a plane). But to put this in perspective, we were closer to the coast of Africa in Recife than we were to Manaus. Once we arrived, we transferred to a van and then a jungle boat for the hour boat ride to our lodge. It's a lovely ...

INSOMNIAC.I feel like that scene out of Fight Club, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

INSOMNIAC.I feel like that scene out of Fight Club

A travel blog entry by braziladventure

... clothes same sort of plane, just a different view from the window?  Rio - Salvador - Boipeba - Salvador - Lencois - Salvador - Fortaleza - Manaus - 2 weeks!  And here I am at the breakfast table of a stuffy, dowdy room with not much to offer to ...

Bootsfahrt nach Manaus und Geburtstag, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Bootsfahrt nach Manaus und Geburtstag

A travel blog entry by cankuna

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... Sie mich zu einem tollen Essen, bei Vollmond und Bossa Nova, eingeladen und wir haben uns einen gemuetlichen Abend in Manaus gemacht. Fruehmorgens dann der etwas traurige Abschied. Jedoch mit der Gewissheit eine Freundin fuers Leben gefunden zu haben; Und ...

goodbye Amazon! Iguacu Falls, here we come., Manaus , Brazil travel blog

goodbye Amazon! Iguacu Falls, here we come.

A travel blog entry by marychi

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... We headed off to the airport to travel to iguazu fall this afternoon evening. We were warmed about the disorganized airport of Brazil but we got to experience it first hand today. There doesn't seem to be any organizations in check in process, ...

Swiss vs Honduras, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Swiss vs Honduras

A travel blog entry by zoeandluke

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... fish we have ever eaten and definitely the best we have had outside of Japan. It was just spectacular and is from the river near Manaus. Our Portuguese is improving but it’s got a long way to go and we ended up with an avocado smoothie instead of a ...

Unforgettable Amazon adventure, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Unforgettable Amazon adventure

A travel blog entry by phileasw

The expectations were, after seeing some footage and photos and blogs of an uneventful trip that would get us from a to b but we would have an experience on the amazon, a place i wouldnt likely be in the future.....this probably all changed the minute i ...

Worst meal ever!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Worst meal ever!

A travel blog entry by hannaha

We ventured out on the first night for food and stopped at pretty much the first restaurant we saw which turned out to be Turkish. In retrospect this was a mistake as we speak neither Turkish or Portuguese. We were all pretty hungry, particularly as ...

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