Travel Blogs from Manaus, Brazil

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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. It´s 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 ça 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 ...

Don´t Trust Anyone!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Don´t 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 wouldn´t 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, ...

Manaus Marketplace, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus Marketplace

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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Here are some pictures of all the action in the downtown market.  Great food and interesting handmade items, the people watching with also ...

Jungle is Massive...!!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Jungle is Massive...!!

A travel blog entry by kevandrach

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... an incoming of thousands of creatures where everyone would have to take cover, but as soon as they came they had gone! We docked in Manaus on the same Latino time that we had left on, and instead of 5pm we actually arrived at 11pm. By this time we were ...

Manaus, Day One, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus, Day One

A travel blog entry by tomtravel

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... wide because they used to be canals...then they capped them and made roads out of them. It is a fascinating experience shopping in downtown Manaus in the 110F heat.   There is nothing you can't buy...if you can stand the heat long enough!  The ...

Manaus Opera House, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus Opera House

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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The Teatro Amazonas, an opera house built in 1896 , is a notable landmark of Manaus, reflecting the massive wealth of the turn of the century rubber boom. The theatre was prominently featured in Werner Herzog's 1982 film Fitzcarraldo. The exuberant ...

Back alive from the jungle!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Back alive from the jungle!

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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... cayman catching!!! We went on a tour of the rubber tree bleeding process, which was what started the movement of people to Manaus in the first place from Europe. Major support during WWII for the Allied planes and trucks. Saw birds, birds and more ...

Our Hotel, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Our Hotel

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We found on the internet a hotel in downtown Manus near the center of the city, about 2 blocks from the Opera House and the main square of the city. It had a travel agent in the lobby, which is the firm that we hired to go into the Amazon jungle for 4 ...

You cant sweat if your dead...., Manaus, Brazil travel blog

You cant sweat if your dead....

A travel blog entry by adamandgail

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... the slow boat.Manaus is a huge city to see any of the forest you have to leave by a long way on trips. As Brazil is considerably more expensive than our guide book suggested we are leaving our jungle trip until peru or ecuador which ever works out ...

One week of Brazilian cities..., Manaus, Brazil travel blog

One week of Brazilian cities...

A travel blog entry by spracf

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... - flying into Sao Paulo for two nights, then overnight by bus to Belo Horizonte for another two nights, and now in Manaus a city in the heart of the rainforest.  Slowly downgrading from five star luxury to two stars basic accommodation has been ...

Amazon Adventures, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Amazon Adventures

A travel blog entry by adakin

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... a trip!  After a very early start on Friday and two flights (you can't go directly to anywhere from Salvador), we arrived in Manaus at lunchtime.  The city itself is a large industrial one and the guide books don't seem to rate it that much, so ...

Crossed the Border....Brazil!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Crossed the Border....Brazil!

A travel blog entry by vmcelani

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So we finally made it to Brazil!  We crossed the boarder with no problem at all.  They were the nicest officials I have ever dealt with on both sides!!! We are still traveling with the German couple, Ninja and Mark, who we climbed Roramia with, ...

River Boat Song, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

River Boat Song

A travel blog entry by grumpytraveller

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... even if you did speak Portuguese, its kind of a tannoy truism), but I didn't let it bother me. We finally pulled into Manaus harbour on Saturday afternoon. I'd been hoping to arrive in the morning so I could catch the FA Cup final. It wasn't to be; ...

Cu-cupacu, Mrs. Robinson, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Cu-cupacu, Mrs. Robinson

A travel blog entry by stevecori

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... of Amazon for little gained in terms of wildlife or people watching. Accordingly, we planned to search for flights within Brazil when we returned to Manaus a few days hence. We arrived at the Anaconda Floating Lodge around 2:30 in the afternoon, and a ...

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