Travel Blogs from Manaus, Brazil

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An Opera Theatre in the Middle of the Jungle, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

An Opera Theatre in the Middle of the Jungle

A travel blog entry by ashifreeshma

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... and women, and we were treated to a wonderful performance...for free! One of the most important ports in all of Brazil, Manaus is BUSTLING!  And we havenīt really seen this kind of bustling in a long time.  Visions of India kept ...

Manaus And The Amazon Jungle, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus And The Amazon Jungle

A travel blog entry by skcoll

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... his company which sounded great and negotiated 50% off his first offer. After we booked it we headed out and walked round Central Manaus. Itīs a surpisingly big city - it reminds us a lot of Asian cities and isnīt that nice to look at - quite dirty and ...

Oh yessss!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Oh yessss!

A travel blog entry by lizsgear

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... that is Sao Paolo airport in order to find my connecting flight and grabbing breakfast before flying to Manaus at 9.30. As the plane through up through Brazil my eyes pretty much didnīt leave the window. I saw the Atlantic rainforest turn to swamp land, ...

So last night, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

So last night

A travel blog entry by lizsgear

After running out in the 10 minute rain and getting a refreshing sprinkling to arrange my tour for tomorrow yesterday evening, I attended the Teatro Amazonas with an Austrian girl and Spanish guy I met. We saw O Barbeiro de Sevilha, with portuguese ...

Booyakasha, Jungle is massive, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Booyakasha, Jungle is massive

A travel blog entry by jttours

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... bit interesting.  First of all we got a taxi to the border and after stamping out of Venezuela went straight pass the Brazil entry without stopping, not the tight border security we had been expecting.  When we did finally get our visa we ...

Jul 31, 2010, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Jul 31, 2010

A travel blog entry by lizsgear

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Jungle city, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Jungle city

A travel blog entry by stemaxc

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... US$250 for five nights in Cuyabeno but this would only buy me one night, sleeping in my own hammock, in the forest surrounding Manaus. Fortunately, distraction was at hand as it was the first of four Super Classicos at 5pm and I settled down in the hostel ...

Where in the jungle are the animals?, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Where in the jungle are the animals?

A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren

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The Amazon Rainforest is the biggest rainforest in the world covering hundreds of thousands of square kilometres in the countries of Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. So when we visited the Brazilian Amazon, we were in search of jungle animals, ...

Big jungle city, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Big jungle city

A travel blog entry by kingsandems

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... It turned out yo be a great decision as the who experience was fantastic.   We set off early the next day after 2 days in Manaus and We met some great people and even though Ems was ill for a couple of days thanks to the Malaria tablets she is on, ...

Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus

A travel blog entry by stubo

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... was a spare bed. Now in Manous its seriusly hot and humid (close to the equator) and im staying in a really nice hostel Hostel Manaus. Nice people and im getting some of my jobs done, Log updated, bank next and then a new camera, tonight I headout to ...

The Amazon Rain Forest of Brazil, Amazon, Brazil travel blog

The Amazon Rain Forest of Brazil

A travel blog entry by martinisinrio

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... 700 guests. If you look at their web site that have some aerial shots to check out. The hotel is a 2.5 hour boat ride from Manaus. Coincidentally they leave from the dock at the hotel we happened to be staying at so the pick up was convenient. It is ...

Darcy Call Home!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Darcy Call Home!

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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In order to call home we had to purchase a phone card and find an international pay phone to place the call.  Each "booth" was as you can see painted in a different manner. ...

Mingin Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Mingin Manaus

A travel blog entry by jambo-claude

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... airport...to discover one ugly city, another kick in the teeth considering we paid two fares to get there! However you don't go to Manaus to see the City but to organise jungle treks and boat trips on the Amazon River. The Amazon is a place we have ...

Fun in the jungle, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Fun in the jungle

A travel blog entry by finn_steve

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After a kip and some lunch, I went to the port in Manaus to find out about getting a boat to Belem at the mouth of the Amazon river. By the way, Manaus is a big city in the middle of the Amazon jungle, which seems out of place. Along the way I bumped ...

Good Bye Pantanal, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Good Bye Pantanal

A travel blog entry by nickjackets

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... and Pousadas meet strict Eco guidelines.For a country rich in mineral wealth,natural gas,cattle and hydro-electricity (90% of Brazil's electricity is generated this way),it has come at an enormous cost to the countries forests and wildlife. De ...

Manaus... Amazon Big City, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus... Amazon Big City

A travel blog entry by worldroamer

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Hey Everyone, Just a quick hello to tell you all I made it to Manaus, Brazil after 4 days on another cargo boat. Pretty amazing scenery and this boat was much much MUCH better than the first one. Also met a great guy from Lima, Peru who is going to ...

One Final Adventure Before Getting Back, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

One Final Adventure Before Getting Back

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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Our hosts were up early this morning as they had to get to Manaus to accompany their sick daughter at the hospital. We saw them off and ate a simple breakfast before we too got going.  We used the boat to get to a drop off point for another nature ...

The Amazon River - Manaus Brazil, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

The Amazon River - Manaus Brazil

A travel blog entry by martinisinrio

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... the top of the trees. It is hard to comprehend.\par Our river trip today started on the Rio Negro from the banks of Manaus and the boat traveled to what is called the "Meeting of the Rivers". This is something that is almost too amazing to ...

HAPPY FATHERS DAY from the Amazon!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

HAPPY FATHERS DAY from the Amazon!

A travel blog entry by boomergirl

... and are enjoying yourself!! HAPPY 1st FATHERS DAY JER!!  I hope you and Keegan are having a wonderful day together. I arrived in Manaus today, Sunday to find that all tour agencies are closed! Great. But there were 2 at the airport, so I spoke ...

Landed In Manaus, Brasil, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Landed In Manaus, Brasil

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

Hello from Manaus , Brazil the heart of the Amazon!!!   We made it to Manaus , Brazil .  Our trip started at 7:30am Washington DC time and ended at 3:30am the next day!!   It was a long day for us flying and waiting in ...

Man, what a trip., Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Man, what a trip.

A travel blog entry by ddgfraser

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... 3 days we enjoyed the downstream Rio Madeiro, but for all of the last day, it was up the Amazon, to it's beginning, at Manaus. The rivers change quite dramatically as the very low Madeira gives rise to the swollen Amazon, it's very unexpected. The coffee ...

The Big Amazon Adventure...was it really though??!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

The Big Amazon Adventure...was it really though??!

A travel blog entry by paraic

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Hi there! After over 2 months we have finally exited Brazil! - unbelievable size of a country and difficult to get out! So far things are going very well in Peru. Itīs much cheaper here and I think the people are friendlier and more helpful with the ...

Life With The Natives, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Life With The Natives

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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... dinner was finished our adoring hosts went to sleep and we followed suit soon after.  Prior to doing so we chatted with Deden about social and cultural curiosities we had about life in Brazil.  This was a great way to end another fantastic ...

Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus

A travel blog entry by steviesteveo

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Manaus 5 Day 4 night Amazon rainforest trip with Amazonas Indian Turismo The Northern Monkey   To give you some idea of how big this creature we found was, we placed ...

Flight North to the City in the Amazon - Manaus!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Flight North to the City in the Amazon - Manaus!

A travel blog entry by nikandads2008

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... !!   After helping Jose with his university English homework, we unfortunately got confused over hostels and got dropped at Manaus Hostel but we were actually staying at Hostel Manaus...aaaah!! But after much confusion we finally found it, 2kg of ...

Les Amazones, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Les Amazones

A travel blog entry by 1970

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Toujours a Manaus, les grandes villes įa fatigue, donc ce amtin j ai été réserver un vol pour Cuiaba dans le Matto Grosso du Nord et de la je prendrai un bus direct pour le Matto Grosso du Sud vers la ville de Campo grande. Mon vol est a 3 heures du ...

Spectacular Sunset  and Spear Fishing, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Spectacular Sunset and Spear Fishing

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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After spending the night shining torches into the snorer's eyes and shaking her hammock the sun came up and it was time for a jungle breakfast. Brendan and Deden spotted some wild boars in the morning and Michelle saw some far off toucans in the ...

Donīt Trust Anyone!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Donīt Trust Anyone!

A travel blog entry by kevandrach

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... to try to cool down in the 40+ degree heat whilst we planned our journey to take us over the boarder into Venezuala. Manaus itself is an incredible sprawling concrete metropolis in the middle of the Amazon rainforest but you really wouldnīt know it. It ...

Jungle Adventure, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Jungle Adventure

A travel blog entry by jwasowicz

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... day I was flying to Boa Vista from where I would continue my journey by car to Santa Elena on a border between Brazil and Venezuela. As Maciek had alreadt bought his bus ticket we had to travel seperatly and arranged to meet in either boa ...

Our Jungle Adventure, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Our Jungle Adventure

A travel blog entry by tripmurphy

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Dara - I survived the Amazon!  Phew.  To avoid writing a trillion word essay about the experience I'll do a rundown in point form (gotta love the point form):  - Signed up with a guide named Sandro (less touristic, ...

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