Travel Blogs from Manaus, Brazil

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7days 6nights - a perpetual journey 1100km upriver, Amazon River - Manaus to Tabatinga, Brazil travel blog

7days 6nights - a perpetual journey 1100km upriver

A travel blog entry by ashifreeshma

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A perperual journey of 1100km up the Amazon River from Manaus to Tabatinga, the border of Brazil.  On a boat called the Don Manuel, crammed with 300 locals and 7 tourists, we alternated along each side of the wide, cream colored river, ...

Water shortages in the heat, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Water shortages in the heat

A travel blog entry by olimoss

... iron market house from Gustave Eiffel's Paris exhibition of 1889, and even building their own enormous, elegant opera house. Manaus today is a slightly shabby looking, frenetic junglopolis surviving off trade and tourism. However there are still some ...

Operations Suspended Pending Bowel Evacuation, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Operations Suspended Pending Bowel Evacuation

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

... and exploding out through my arse. Rotorua ain't got nothing on what came out of me that day, I spent the first day in Manaus in the toilet whilst anything I tried to put into my body exited through the nearest oriface. Everyone advised me to keep a ...

Stalled, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Stalled

A travel blog entry by mistahall

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... as expensive as the US. Especially painful after paying Bolivian prices. After much hunting, I managed to find a book exchange at Hostel Manaus. A big relief as I had nothing left to read and was about to embark on seven days of doing not much besides ...

Manaus and the Amazon Jungle, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus and the Amazon Jungle

A travel blog entry by tomandlizzie

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... we went by speedboat an hour up river to our 'ecocamp'. We were joined by two Dutch girls who stayed in Lizzie´s dorm in Manaus. Leo, our guide, gave us hammocks and we chilled until lunch. After lunch we went out on a canoe through the 'floating ...

Time to risk it for a biscuit, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Time to risk it for a biscuit

A travel blog entry by colmandliz

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It's the first evening of our Amazon jungle trip and our guide, Robinho 'Time to risk it for a biscuit' Michael, has taken us out for some evening cayman spotting. The bulk of the tour is done on a rickety wooden boat so it's me and Elizabeth in the ...

Exiting the Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Exiting the Amazon

A travel blog entry by ritawritatravel

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Our last and partial day in the Amazon, the sun was just starting to come up around 545. As what's seemed the norm this trip, I got to take in another gorgeous sunrise, this one while in a canoe looking east in the Amazon. The water was serene and the ...

Getting head of myself (17th September 2010), Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Getting head of myself (17th September 2010)

A travel blog entry by andy.crombie

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... to Indigenous Indian villages, but these two I’m hopefully opting out on, we’ll see. In anycase I’ve cheered up; Brazil is nice.”   Shocked I put the moaning here down to the fact that I’d lost my bag, it was hot and ...

Into the Jungle, 165km east of Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Into the Jungle

A travel blog entry by doubled

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... our adventure into the Amazon jungle. We had no idea what to expect when we got there. We were traveling 165km west of Manaus, futher and further away from civilization. We were pleasantly surprised when we got there at about 5:00pm. I would love to tell ...

In The Jungle: Day 1, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

In The Jungle: Day 1

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

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... we were on took us over the Meeting Of The Waters which I'd seen a couple of times from the larger passenger boats on the way to Manaus but this time we got commentary. The light brown water of the Rio Amazonas is colder and has heaps of fish and the dark ...

www.amazon.come!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

www.amazon.come!

A travel blog entry by alexandlucy

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... boat trip adventure. Manaus is a very interesting place with lots of old buildings, beautiful opera house and another side of Brazil we hadn't seen. We were here for one night before setting sail. Feeling a bit apprehensive about what the boat would ...

Die Hauptstadt des Amazonas, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Die Hauptstadt des Amazonas

A travel blog entry by tripumdiewelt

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... dort tummeln sich zusätzlich unzählige große und kleine Schiffe, die ihrerseits das Wasser noch erheblich verschmutzen.Die Stadt Manaus liegt in einer der entlegensten Regionen der Welt und ist wohl auch die größte entlegene Großstadt wenn man das ...

Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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... still the coolest place to go out. In the afternoon when it cools down a touch me, Matty and the South African couple wander around Manaus to check out the opera house.  I think the opera house here is pretty famous and a relic of when Manaus was a ...

Explorar a Floresta de Amazonas, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Explorar a Floresta de Amazonas

A travel blog entry by vickicooper

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... to the moulding and setting of the rubber.  It was an interesting, but very smelly morning.  I returned to Manaus stinking of burning rubber, singing and drinking with the loopy Brazilians from my jungle walk feeling fully recovered and without ...

The Amazon from above, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

The Amazon from above

A travel blog entry by rachi.marianna

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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, ...

Name That Scabby Mound Of Flesh Rot, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Name That Scabby Mound Of Flesh Rot

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

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... ill since I got here. I was off the boat about 4 hours before brown liquid starting gushing from my arse and I lost the brazil nut and 2 litres of water I'd managed to consume through various orifices at the other end. The cold I'd started to get on the ...

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 ...

Onwards And Upwards, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Onwards And Upwards

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

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... stuff on me in order to get a bribe out of me (yeah, actual stories from other travellers coming from Venezuela). But yeah, Brazil is an awesome country and I've barely scratched the surface, it's so huge. Expensive? Yes. Worth it? Abso-fucking-lutely! ...

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 ...

Amazon Adventures, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Amazon Adventures

A travel blog entry by ritawritatravel

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A long travel day today. We awoke early to leave Rio and civilization behind. Our destination: Malocas Lodge in the Amazon jungle, reachable only by boat and a place without electricity and of course no internet either :) Really going off the grid here ...

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 ...

A rest in between adventures, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

A rest in between adventures

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 13 (early afternoon) Temperature: 36 degrees (felt like 43) Weather:  Sunny, hot and humid ============================== Brazil Tour:  Day 9 - Amazon rainforest By the time we arrived from our hike, it was noon.  We quickly headed ...

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 ...

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