Travel Blogs from Manaus, Brazil

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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 ...

Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus

A travel blog entry by shadowjazz

We landed in Manaus, Brazil around 1am, and found no one waiting for us. In fact, I was the first through security, and so I had to stand around in a very empty and big concourse as the others came through the doors. A scary beginning for me! The trip got ...

A peaceful location and beautiful environment, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

A peaceful location and beautiful environment

A travel blog entry by top-of-the-hill

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... trip worthwhile was the warm evening air, magnificent thunder clouds and the beautiful light, mirrored in the calm water. We returned to Manaus in the morning stopping at the ferry terminal to catch a water taxi to the meeting of the waters, a phenomena ...

Manaus - > Tabatinga / Rejs d.1/8, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus - > Tabatinga / Rejs d.1/8

A travel blog entry by travelove

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... sie z Wenezuelczykiem (Juan), Hiszpanem (Manuel) i 50-letnia Szwedka, Annika, mieszkajaca od 6 lat w Brazylii...Krotko po wyplynieciu z Manaus przeplywamy przez miejsce, w ktorym laczy sie Rio Negro z Amazonka. W szczegolny sposob roznia sie kolorami i ...

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 ...

Amazonas dag 4 retur manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Amazonas dag 4 retur manaus

A travel blog entry by sandsadventures

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... sidste timer med Fabio og hans store viden om naturen. Midt på eftermiddagen blev vi samlet op i landsbyen for at returnere til Manaus, her havde vi lige små 10 timer der skulle dræbes inden vi skulle i lufthavnen og videre til Costa ...

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 ...

Eco

Eco " Fun"

A travel blog entry by mleff

... one in our room, no internet access, and most important nowhere to go. I think we would be hard pressed to find a hotel room in Manaus for New Year's Eve. I think a fart would make this room smell better. You might also think, "why don't you shut up and ...

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 ...

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