Travel Blogs from Manaus, Brazil

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O encontro das águas..., Manaus, Brazil travel blog

O encontro das águas...

A travel blog entry by dbassin

... , e só o que podemos ver sao as copas das arvores. O passeio dura todo o dia, e é dificil descrever o que é possível ver por lá... Cheguei de volta ao Porto de Manaus as 15:30... e voei pro aeroporto pois meu voo para bogotá saia as ...

Travel to the Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Travel to the Amazon

A travel blog entry by werkhsx

Fly to Manaus in Northern Brazil where we then ride a bus to the dock to pick up the boat so we can travel up the Rio Negro to our Amazonian accommodations - the Ariau Jungle ...

Aurevoir Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Aurevoir Manaus

A travel blog entry by pingpongmonde

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Je me sens de mieux en mieux depuis que j'ai lâché le Malarone.  J'avais regardé la liste des effets secondaires, je crois que je les ai tous eu.  Aujourd'hui, journée tranquille, visite des gens locaux et retourner en ville.  Au lieu ...

Ecopark Excitement (Part 1), Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Ecopark Excitement (Part 1)

A travel blog entry by bollinger_babe

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... had already docked in Manaus, the capital of Amazonia, and she was not due to sail again until 6.00pm tomorrow night.  Manaus comes as a big surprise to first-time visitors; despite being in the depths of the rainforest on the banks of the Amazon ...

Ecopark Excitement (Part 2), Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Ecopark Excitement (Part 2)

A travel blog entry by bollinger_babe

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At 3.00pm we all gathered in reception, where Prakash, our guide, was waiting to take us to the boat.  We walked along the dirt track, the duckboards and the planks of wood until we were once more at the landing dock.  This time it was a much ...

Indigenous folk & rubber tappers, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Indigenous folk & rubber tappers

A travel blog entry by beverlyndavid

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After a day's sailing we reached Manaus about 6.30 am on Thursday. Manaus is the largest and second city of Brazil but as we sailed along the coastline, despite several high rise buildings our first impression was that the city needed some TLC. We ...

Where are the uga bugas, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Where are the uga bugas

A travel blog entry by jameskanga

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... and gone back to Manaus.  I swear it was not intentional but now I have more to say................... I stayed in Manaus for about two weeks in all, looking around, drinking Acai and going to the Jungle.    The jungle ...

Djungeläventyr, dag 2, Amazonas (Manaus), Brazil travel blog

Djungeläventyr, dag 2

A travel blog entry by uschalingen

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Dagen började med en guidad tur i djungeln. Det var endast vi två, vår guide och en urinvånare med. Turen var beskriven som att man skulle få veta mer om både djur och natur, men det blev nästan bara natur eftersom inget djur ville dyka upp. Det ...

Jungle survival in the Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Jungle survival in the Amazon

A travel blog entry by marjoleinenlars

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... rain. A subtle reminder that we had just arrived in the center of the world's largest rainforest. With 2.5 million inhabitants, Manaus is the biggest city in the Amazon. Initially established around the rubber industry and later revived when it was ...

Life on the river, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Life on the river

A travel blog entry by naomi7

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We disembarked this morning and I´m in Manaus for half a day until I fly to Sao Paulo this afternoon. The boat trip was fun, but I think that 4 nights was plenty and am glad I didn´t opt for the 7-night trip.  The boat itself was perfectly ...

Descanso da tropa, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Descanso da tropa

A travel blog entry by dulcewallace

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     Não fazer nada também é bom! Só ficamos de bobeira na piscina. As crianças brincaram demais. Na verdade o Tiago, até por volta do meio-dia estava se sentindo mal. Ficou com um pouco de insolação do passeio de ontem, mas ...

Oh What A Night!!! :), Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Oh What A Night!!! :)

A travel blog entry by theshewards

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Praise the Lord! We have arrived safely in Manaus, Brazil! The main group began the day/night meeting at Covenant High School at 1am in the morning. Everyone piled into a bus with 56 pieces of luggage. Yay VBS items! Arriving to the Chicago airport ...

ISSO É BRASIL !!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

ISSO É BRASIL !!

A travel blog entry by dulcewallace

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... se escondendo do IBAMA.      No caminho passamos por uma ponte muito grande que está sendo construída unindo Manaus a outras cidades de grande importância econômica que ficam do outro lado do Rio Negro. Esta ponte vai se chamar ...

Manaus, Day 0, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus, Day 0

A travel blog entry by marczimmer

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      The MV Explorer is pulling into Manaus. We are going on a three day "Jungle Trip". Dianne wants to catch a Piranha and eat it, Caitlin wants to see Monkeys and Sloths, while I want to see everything but mosquitoes. ...

Who would've thought..., Manaus, Amazonas, Brasil, Brazil travel blog

Who would've thought...

A travel blog entry by kolinger3

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... , while the floor is Brazilian cherry, cut in the forests, shipped to Portugal for shaping and smoothing, then shipped back to Manaus for installation.  There is also an upper ballroom,where smaller , intimate musicals are held. Its parquet floor is ...

When black meets beige, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

When black meets beige

A travel blog entry by muller14

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So I wake up early again, (5am) and welcomed by the sight of an electrical storm, our power is knocked out so left with a torch I decide to sit on the verandah, open the door and quickly shut it as some wanders under the seat.  With that idea ...

Großstadt - im Amazonas!?, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Großstadt - im Amazonas!?

A travel blog entry by lacontra

... die wir am letzten Abend kennen gelernt haben und mit dem gleichen Schiff nach Santarem fuhr in Richtung Hafen aufgebrochen.Schifffahrt Manaus – SantaremAha, so musste es also vor 60ig Jahren nach dem D-Day an den Straenden der franzoesischen Kueste ...

The city of the Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

The city of the Amazon

A travel blog entry by danielfernandez

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Left the Amazon for Manaus and ate at a cool pizza bar where the workers are all pretty.  It started to poor down in rain so we just ordered more beer "SKOL" and drank till the rain mellowed.  While looking to exchange money, I saw an Asian man ...

Brésil - Amazonie, découverte d'une infime partie, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Brésil - Amazonie, découverte d'une infime partie

A travel blog entry by vahineenliberte

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Bom dia ! 3 jours merveilleux passés en Amazonie et plus particulièrement dans la jungle, à une centaine de kilomètres de Manaus. J’aurais adoré rester plus longtemps ici aussi… 3 jours à découvrir une infime partie de la jungle, ses ...

Manaus II, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus II

A travel blog entry by lacontra

Nach einer letzten Fahrtauf dem Amazonas schlagen wir wieder im selben Hostel auf, wie bei unserem ersten Besuch in Manaus und lernen dabei Harald aus Österreich kennen, ein wirklich sehr angehehmer Zeitgenosse, mit dem wir hier relativ viel Zeit ...

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 ...

Manaus Day 1, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus Day 1

A travel blog entry by kolinger3

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Two weeks into the great adventure and we have arrived in Manaus, the third largest city in Brasil.  Located in the state of Amazonia it is under a heavy cloud cover this morning.  We had heard before that plans in this city are usually made ...

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 ...

Manaus and the Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus and the Amazon

A travel blog entry by michaelsudlow

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So after a scary plane journey to Manaus, we finally arrived. Straight away, we were stressed, non of the Brazilian banks would let us withdraw money, and we owed a lot of money to this Amazon survival tour. The problem was finally solved and we were ...

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 ...

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