Travel Blogs from Manaus, Brazil

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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 ...

Gateway to the Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Gateway to the Amazon

A travel blog entry by offonourown2

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... a huge amount of money in almost any other city as it was right in front of the Opera House - the number 2 attraction in Manaus (the Amazon being number 1 of course).  Feeling like we had won the jackpot here we soon settled in. We visited the ...

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 ...

Manaus Day Two, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus Day Two

A travel blog entry by tomtravel

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... all parts of the world that have made the 1000 mile run up the Amazon to unload every cargo one can think of. Manaus, aside from being a "freeport" (no taxes or duties applied to landed goods), is the central distribution center for all things from the ...

The Jungle, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

The Jungle

A travel blog entry by tedges

Note: ...

Boottochtje op de Amazone, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Boottochtje op de Amazone

A travel blog entry by ingetravel

Vandaag gaan we shoppen...geen kleren, maar boottochtjes. Manaus lijkt tijdens de dag een groot marktplein: overal kraampjes. De kraampjes in de straten verkopen vnl. gereedschap en hangmatten. In de overdekte markt, zien we hompen vlees en nog spartelend ...

De knoop doorhakken, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

De knoop doorhakken

A travel blog entry by ingetravel

... andere stad zijn: de afgeschilderde koloniale huizen van weleer, maken plaats voor moderne kantoorgebouwen en industrie. We leren dat Manaus een belastingsvrij gebied is, een zone gecreëerd door regering van vóór 1991, dit om de verpaupering tegen te ...

Amazonie, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Amazonie

A travel blog entry by 1970

... ... Voila c était un belle expérience dans la nature.. Nature que j ai vite envie de retrouver après quelques heures de Manaus ...demain je vais essayer de me trouver rapidement un vol pour Campo Grande dans le matto grosso Pantanal... Puis je vais ...

Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus

A travel blog entry by gareth.alanna

... joining John & Eric, two Americans we met in the Amazon, for dinner at a local Churrascaria (bbq). A superb night with some great Caipirinha's (the cocktail of Brazil) and a roof terrace to relax it was a great note to end our stop-over in ...

Manaus, stad met een totaal ander gezicht, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus, stad met een totaal ander gezicht

A travel blog entry by ingetravel

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... (vermoedelijk bestaan er zelfs geen pure 2-persoonskamers). We gaan vroeg slapen. De vochtige warmte zorgt voor korte nachten en dat wreekt zich tijdens de dag. (vb. Op dag van vertrek: 93% luchtvochtigheid in Manaus tegen maar 37% in Campo Grande) ...

No Room For Us In Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

No Room For Us In Manaus

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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... we eventually came to an agreement and we decided to stay.  We then made into the centre of the city to check out Manaus.  The streets were abuzz with activity but in hindsight this chaos was probably a result of the local people trying to get ...

Arrived in Manaos, Manaos, Brazil travel blog

Arrived in Manaos

A travel blog entry by jwasowicz

My concerns with regards to accommodation in Leticia proved correct. After the meal we all went for a few beers in down town Leticia and were shown around by one of the locals. On return back to our hostel I realized that the floor in my  bedroom ...

Verder trekken naar Bolivië, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Verder trekken naar Bolivië

A travel blog entry by ingetravel

Vandaag vertrekken we per boot naar Porto Velho- voor 4 dagen/3 nachten, althans dat verwachten wij. We kaarten vrij lang na bij het ontbijt, waarna we snel onze valiezen maken. Om 14h zijn we klaar om om 15h ih centrum te staan om de boot op te gaan. We ...

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 ...

Terug in Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Terug in Manaus

A travel blog entry by ingetravel

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... in Manaus en mogen terug logeren bij Balark, onze laatste CS host. We komen rond +/- 10h aan in het Rodovario busstation in Manaus. We nemen een taxi tot bij onze host (een veel te hoge toeristenprijs, zoals gewoonlijk). We krijgen zowaar onze Belgische ...

Welcome To The Jungle, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Welcome To The Jungle

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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This morning we were woken by roosters crowing way before sunrise but managed to continue sleeping until 5AM when we got up in time for a sunrise boat ride. In the early hours of the morning the river was particularly alive with pink river dolphins ...

Die Millionenstadt im Urwald, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Die Millionenstadt im Urwald

A travel blog entry by pascal-manu

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... 22 Grad gesenkt. Alle ausser Jeannette sind froh, dass der Temperaturunterschied zum winterlichen Irai nicht drastischer ausfiel. Das Novotel Manaus erfüllte leider weder die preislichen noch die vom Namen her geweckten Erwartungen, war jedoch für uns ...

Flying..., Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Flying...

A travel blog entry by helen-sean

... , changed planes here and flew over the Amazon, unfortunately in the dark.  The first leg in a marathon journey to leave Brazil for Bolivia.  All road routes south through the Amazon are classed as far too dangerous to do by bus - illegal ...

Leticia to Manuas, further along the river, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Leticia to Manuas, further along the river

A travel blog entry by asanchez

... so left, and here I am on the Internet, which is back to being expensive, in fact Leticia is expensive too, and Brazil is always expensive... anyway must dash, will rest up in Manuas and hopefully finally get some photos up here Until ...

Welcome to the Jungle!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Welcome to the Jungle!

A travel blog entry by pascal-manu

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Heute liessen wir um 06:30 Uhr den Wecker klingeln! Ein letztes Mal Frühstück auf der Dachterasse und bereits wartete auch schon Tourguide Wilmar auf uns. Nach zwei Stunden Fahrt in Richtung Venezuela in seinem Corolla wartete der Jungle auf uns! ...

Shopping mall in modern Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Shopping mall in modern Manaus

A travel blog entry by ingetravel

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... duur uit, dus gaan we toch maar voor de boot Verder ontdekken we een best wel esthetische shopping mall in het moderne Manaus, waar we lekker gebak en koffie vinden en een gigantische boekenwinkel, waar we enkele uurtjes doorbrengen. We verbazen ons ook ...

Amazon boat trip - by Jody, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Amazon boat trip - by Jody

A travel blog entry by offonourown2

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... Renoir pointed out an island once inhabited by tribal people. They used to live on it then it became a place just for their ceremonies. Manaus takes its name from this tribe. The island is no longer used as the water levels now cover it each year.  ...

Another day in paradise, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Another day in paradise

A travel blog entry by elaine-snell

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Midnight. Warm breeze. The buzz of countless creatures out there somewhere. The young Brazilian man steered the little wooden motor boat in the dark, occasionally sweeping his head lamp across the mighty river and the jungle on each side of it. My first ...

Cruisin down the Amazon..., Manaus to Porto Velho, Brazil travel blog

Cruisin down the Amazon...

A travel blog entry by nerdelyi

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... throwin down the mac on all the cute Brazilian girls.  I am really happy to have a fellow paisano on the trip. From Manaus we spent the next 9 days and 8 nights riding ferries down the Amazon to get to a town called Porto Velho.  The first 3 ...

Thank you Miguel!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Thank you Miguel!

A travel blog entry by pascal-manu

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... nahe zu sehen war einfach zu gross gewesen. Dann lichtete die Apurissaua den Anker und nahm Kurs auf unseren Ausgangspunkt Manaus, vorbei am grössten und bekanntesten Hotel am Amazonas, dem Ariau Jungle Tower mit insgesamt sieben grossen Wohntürmen. An ...

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