Travel Blogs from Manaus, Brazil

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Survivor Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Survivor Amazon

A travel blog entry by nimita

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... to the farm of a local Indian family in the jungle. They made tapioca cakes which were nice. We were also offered fresh brazil nuts (hmmm delicious!!!!) and some weird tasting fruit juice. They also roasted the piranhas that we had caught earlier. Bhash, ...

Amazon Boat Trip - Day 4, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Amazon Boat Trip - Day 4

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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... although its not as spectacular as we thought.  Cape Reinga in New Zealand was much much more impressive. Finally we come to Manaus and it looks like a pretty big town over 1.5 millon people live here slap bang in the middle of Brazil.  Despite ...

Flight to Bogota, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Flight to Bogota

A travel blog entry by witek

... finally going to Colombia, I went to the check in, only to find out that it´s impossible to fly internationally out of Brazil if you don´t have a ticket out of the destination country. I wasn´t able to book anything satisfactory at the airport so ...

River travel, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

River travel

A travel blog entry by sam_sandro

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On Tuesday, rumors buzzed around Benjamin that a boat for Manaus was coming into port.  We passed the morning like kids waiting for summer vacation, giddy and restless.  The moment we saw our white beacon appear in the harbor was exciting ...

1Boat, 2Hammocks, + the Largest River in the World, Amazon River - Santarem to Manaus, Brazil travel blog

1Boat, 2Hammocks, + the Largest River in the World

A travel blog entry by ashifreeshma

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... embarrassment for puking on a foreigner´s luggage!! After a marathon 44 hours, we finally arrive at the famous port of Manaus, 1500km from the mouth of the Amazon River. (View this entry´s Slide Show/Photo Album ...

slow boat trip down the amazon!, Manaus!, Brazil travel blog

slow boat trip down the amazon!

A travel blog entry by ryanmonk

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THE AMAZING AMAZON - PANAMA & HOME, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

THE AMAZING AMAZON - PANAMA & HOME

A travel blog entry by spocream

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... of Brazil in the 1960's, the dream and realization of President Juscelino Kubitschek , a far-seeing futurist  who realized that Brazil needed a new capital to set its face to the future, not unlike the decision to create Washington DC to bring north ...

SIX jours pour remonter l´AMAZONE, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

SIX jours pour remonter l´AMAZONE

A travel blog entry by charlyvaness

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... si le bateau marche aussi bien que le boiteux, on risque de tourner en rond longtemps avant d´arriver à Manaus.     L´EMBARCATION   Pour rallier Belèm a Manaus en remontant le fleuve Amazone à contre-courant, ...

Catching Cayman, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Catching Cayman

A travel blog entry by davo.and.bethan

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... busy with hammocks strung everywhere, we were lucky to keep a good amount of space and slept really well. We arrived in the big port of Manaus right in the north of Brazil having loved our Amazon adventure and excited to see what else Brazil had to ...

Pirahnas, Caimans & Dolphins, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Pirahnas, Caimans & Dolphins

A travel blog entry by julesjb

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... , but was slightly dissappointed I didn't see as many animals. I think this was due to the urban enroachment from Manaus and would require an expedition of more days either up or downriver before finding more pristine forest with less human interaction. ...

"You know where you are??!!"

A travel blog entry by southwickchris

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... days and wanted to go to a place called Alter do Chão anyway, so I bought a ticket to Santarém - about halfway to Manaus.   I had met a couple of more brasileiros who rode the same bus as me to Belém and we were working on similar ...

Christmas in the Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Christmas in the Amazon

A travel blog entry by beardsleyfamily

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... . What a present!! This visit ended with a fast cruise up the Amazon to the "meeting of the waters" An experience in Manaus Wednesday 27th December 2006 We had a day and night in Manaus visiting the famous Manaus Teatro (Opera House) and doing ...

Onto the Amazon River, 165km east of Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Onto the Amazon River

A travel blog entry by doubled

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This morning we woke up at 8:30am and it was pouring rain. (I know...we came to the rain forest during rainy season, what else were we expecting?!?) We finally hopped into a 30ft canoe with a 40hp motor on the back and headed into the Amazon tributaries. ...

Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus

A travel blog entry by doubled

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... River. This was about the only good thing about Manaus. We had to stay here for 2 days because all the flights were full. Manaus would probably have been a really nice city during the rubber boom, but now there is not much to do or see. It has become ...

In the jungle, the mighty jungle...., Manaus, Brazil travel blog

In the jungle, the mighty jungle....

A travel blog entry by donne_0

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... , from the beginning. We slept at Fortaleza airport. I say ´slept´....no such thing happened. Lovely airport though. Arrived in Manaus, and straight away this guy comes over, and brings this dude over babbling on about taking a jungle trek, which we ...

The amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

The amazon

A travel blog entry by seanandfaye

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... streams impassable. we arrived back into the port of manaus and checked into our hotel. today we went on an exploration of manaus. we visited the chaotically organised port that has so much life and vibrance. it is full of people selling, working, ...

Ferrying with the locals, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Ferrying with the locals

A travel blog entry by nixsboys

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Described as an experience and a half, it was something I was dreading but in some crazy way getting excited about. It would also be (I kept telling myself) a great local experience to be living, eating and sleeping with the Brazilian people - no chance ...

The Jungle and Marina, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

The Jungle and Marina

A travel blog entry by sethandkate

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... went pirahna fiishing and caiman spotting, although either side of a slightly nervous swim. We´d heard lots of stories about the trip from Manaus to the coast along the Amazon to Belem by hammock boat, and it turned out to be highly eventful. We got on ...

The Amazing Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

The Amazing Amazon

A travel blog entry by carlaandmike

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... , we chose to explore the Amazon with Gero Tours, run by a reputable local who did not disappoint. Because the distances in Brazil are immense, we took a flight from Salvador to the city of Manaus, the largest in the Amazon region.  Speaking of ...

Yesterday in Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Yesterday in Manaus

A travel blog entry by lizsgear

Sunday doesn´t seem that lively during midday, infact Manaus is dead between 15:00 and 19:00 on a Sunday. In the morning through to afternoon the main shopping area is alive with the Sunday municipal market; I returned to buy artesanal goods I had forgot ...

Into the Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Into the Amazon

A travel blog entry by blakes

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... the homes of the poeple of the Amazon. The children all seemed so happy.  Life is so simple there.  The docks of Manaus are a whirlwind of activity.  Luckily we had someone from the resort to guide us through this area because no one speaks ...

A travers l amazonie (part 1) !, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

A travers l amazonie (part 1) !

A travel blog entry by lelaulau

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... . Une mini ville flotante isolee du monde, les gens dormant sur des hamacs et cohabitants en espace reduit. Le voyage Porto Velho a Manaus commenca tres bien. A peine monte sur le bateau, je decouvre le coin international. Un colombien un ptit fou, deux ...

Heading deep into the Amazon Jungle, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Heading deep into the Amazon Jungle

A travel blog entry by benyclaire

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... ask about 5 different people and walk out of town to get internet, but finally we found one and emailed Gero (our tour operator in Manaus) to tell him of our change and crossed our fingers that we would arrive in time for the tour leaving around 8am. The ...

Meeting Achenbachs at the meeting of the waters, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Meeting Achenbachs at the meeting of the waters

A travel blog entry by smile-a-day

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... required a significant change in our travel habits.  We gave up multi-hour bus rides for plane flights and headed up to Manaus to meet with Heidi's family.  After a five hour layover in Sao Paulo, we arrived at our hotel at about ...

Onto a different river, 165km west of Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Onto a different river

A travel blog entry by doubled

Today started of differently than any other day. There were 5 of us going with Joseph to a different tributary of the Amazon river. It is the Urubu river and it is considered part of the Black river system. Basically the water looks like a black coffee. ...

do brasiiiiiiilll, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

do brasiiiiiiilll

A travel blog entry by jpsadventures

... to enter brasil for the first time, and to meet all these people that do this form of traveling so often. i only spent a night here in manaus, and the city is chaotic, but beautiful at the same time. you can tell the city once had tons of money due to the ...

Manaus - Capital of the Jungle, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus - Capital of the Jungle

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

... is located on the river Amazon, in the centre of the Amazon rainforest, and remains unconnected to the southeat of Brazil  by road, the only ways to reach Manaus is either by boat from Belem, or by flying (not cheaply) a one-way 2 hour flight ...

Survived the jungle, 3 more days too!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Survived the jungle, 3 more days too!

A travel blog entry by boomergirl

HI ALL, I AM SO DAMN HOT!!!  I cant belive how hot it gets here. have only a moment. Spent 7 days int he jungle. I have ant bites everywhere, I slept in hammocks, I have ticks in my legs, and saw only a few animals, BUT I HAD A BLAST!  Been ...

Jungle experience, Brazil-Amazonas around Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Jungle experience

A travel blog entry by es_rossi

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... mit allerlei Zeug was keiner braucht. Manaus ist Zollfreie Zone, so gibt es viele Elektrolaeden und Schnickschnack zu kaufen. 1 Tag Manaus ist aber dicke ausreichend. Mache mich nun auf mit dem Flieger nach Tabatinga, die Grenze zu Peru auch mitten ...

Sailing down the Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Sailing down the Amazon

A travel blog entry by olivierdbck

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... dagen zet ik de boottocht waarschijnlijk verder richting 'Belém'. Met zijn 1,65 miljoen inwoners en mega belangrijke haven wordt 'Manaus' de hoofdstad van de Amazone genoemd. De stad zelf is broeierig heet en heeft naast het bekende 'Teatro Amazonas' ...

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