Travel Blogs from Manaus, Brazil

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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 ...

Water lilies and alligators!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Water lilies and alligators!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 12 (afternoon) Temperature:  36 degrees Weather:  hot and humid ====================== A stop was made where we all got out of the boat and proceeded to follow our guide Antonio on a very high elevated wooden platform.  Below us, ...

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' ...

Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus

A travel blog entry by kias

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THE OPERA HOUSE, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

THE OPERA HOUSE

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... with the police at the airport trying to find out whether we will be heavily penalised for losing Fynn's entry form when we leave Brazil we eventually gave up and ambled off to the Opera House.    This is a grand building that was built at ...

Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus

A travel blog entry by robrucky

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Adventures in the heart of the Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Adventures in the heart of the Amazon

A travel blog entry by ellie_cross

... dawn. Woke to an even broader landscape - felt more like a lake than a river. When the Rio Negro joins the Amazon at Manaus, the contrasting water colours flow alongside each other for a couple of km - amazing to see. Arrived in the humid heat of Manaus ...

Last evening in the Amazon rainforest, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Last evening in the Amazon rainforest

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... hours of the morning, at 3:00am to be more precise..…groan….we’ll be heading back to Manaus for our flight back to Peru.  Our Brazil Tour was soon coming to an end but not before we splurged ourselves and had a last evening get ...

In The Jungle: Day 2, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

In The Jungle: Day 2

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

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... to go and hunt for a cup of tea that doesn't taste like witch's piss. In Argentina and Paraguay I drunk mate, here in Brazil breakfast is either a short, very sweet black coffee or a large coffee with milk and sugar. I've also discovered that fruit is ...

Un autre monde, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Un autre monde

A travel blog entry by roadrunners

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... comme reveil matin: Bienvenue dans le monde extraordinaire et fascinant de l´amazonie. A l´exuberance de cette nature, se rajoute la folie d´un homme celle d´un passioné d´opéra qui decida de construire en pleine jungle l´opéra de ...

Jungle City, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Jungle City

A travel blog entry by alibongo

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Hot Hot Amazon Paris, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Hot Hot Amazon Paris

A travel blog entry by mrewkowski

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... (a guide for one of the many jungle companies here) helped us get a room and a place on the boat to Belem on Monday. Manaus is described by the Lonely planet as a town that was almost the tropical Paris in the late 19th century but now is the tropical ...

thats what hammocks are for, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

thats what hammocks are for

A travel blog entry by nealevans

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... a yank and keke from the pais basqo.... and buying hammocks to break....and writing stories and learning fish and corals in manaus the border was closed to venezuela for the charvez referendum so waisting more time in love hotels and internet ...

En Memoria de Chico Mendes, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

En Memoria de Chico Mendes

A travel blog entry by gulimero

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nach etwas langweiliger 4 taegiger bootsfahrt bin ich nun endlich in Manaus angekommen, sehr huebsche stadt mit vielen schoenen gebaeuden! die bootsfahrt bestand die meiste zeit aus haengematte liegen, der typische tagesablauf laesst sich wie ...

Regenwald ohne Regen, Green Lodge, Brazil travel blog

Regenwald ohne Regen

A travel blog entry by tripumdiewelt

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Im Hafen von Manaus sind wir an Bord eines alten Kahns gegangen, offenbar ein ehemaliges Transportboot, umgebaut zum Touristenschiff. Dieses Boot hat uns nach rund vier Stunden Fahrt in einer Dschungel-Lodge abgeliefert. Was kann man sich nun darunter ...

The Port City of Manaus Brazil, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

The Port City of Manaus Brazil

A travel blog entry by martinisinrio

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... to be on the boat for the next 7 to 10 days or longer as travel along the river is pretty slow. I mentioned that Manaus is full of activity - we wandered down to the docks which led to the market place which led to the vegetable market which led to ...

Going deeper into the Amazon rainforest, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Going deeper into the Amazon rainforest

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... river for a good three hours and a half and were deeper than ever in the rainforest, away from civilisation, away from Manaus city.  While more tropical lush vegetation surrounded us, a lot more wildlife was encountered in the landscape ...

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