Travel Blogs from Manaus, Brazil

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Brasil, Boa Vista-Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Brasil

A travel blog entry by bep

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Boavista-Pres.Figueredo-Manaus ...

A letter from Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

A letter from Manaus

A travel blog entry by chrisandjanet

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... is a tourist destination. Apart from the Opera House, and the Cathedral it really has nothing apart from the manufactured tourist trips. From Manaus there is only one driving option and that is to Venezuela, but  we decided to carry on into the Matto ...

Meeting of the Waters, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Meeting of the Waters

A travel blog entry by bansemer

Sunday October 7th, 'jungle' tour day 1 The hotel stored our backpacks and valuables, and as promised a car picked us up on time and took us to the boat. It had to fuel up so we took off to a floating service station and filled up. After some ...

The amazon jungle, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

The amazon jungle

A travel blog entry by bansemer

... , scrambled egg, ham, bread and lots of fruit, we travelled for an hour in a small boat to what passes as jungle near Manaus, and were surprised to find that it was very similar to the jungle near Iquitos, though minus huge trees and minus the mosquitos. ...

The mighty Amazon river., Manaus, Brazil travel blog

The mighty Amazon river.

A travel blog entry by bansemer

Saturday October 6th, Manaus We have been thinking about yet another rainforest tour, and had already talked to 2 agencies. Asking our hotel desk fellow about which was a good tour he was straight on the phone to his mate, who whizzed around and sold us ...

Mogli in the Jungle, Brazil, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Mogli in the Jungle, Brazil

A travel blog entry by dympna2000

... our passports stamped, we then quickly changed money and bought our hammocks and then headed in a fast boat to catch the boat to Manaus. Meanwhile it started getting dark - we nearly headed for land at one point (the driver was using a torch to light his ...

I Believe That We Will Wi... Draw, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

I Believe That We Will Wi... Draw

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... opportunity, and going out of their way to make sure visitors were shown a good time. We gave multiple TV interviews about our Manaus experience, random strangers stopped us in the square to ask us if we were having an OK time in Manaus and every ...

Finally made it to Brazil, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Finally made it to Brazil

A travel blog entry by finn_steve

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... ever been on. Every so often the bus would slow down to go through what could only be described as a crater. So, I arrived at Manaus knackered and stupidly without enough money for a taxi. Off it was with my non-existant portugese to find a bus into town ...

Last day on the stinky boat, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Last day on the stinky boat

A travel blog entry by bansemer

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... people, so their disposable nappies, plastic cups and soft drink bottles hit the water. The Madeira joins the Amazon downstream from Manaus. This is a tricky point for sandbanks. The captain turned off the motors and for an hour or so we drifted with ...

Jungle, Piranha Fishing,  Leigh& Anna,  Woodpecker, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Jungle, Piranha Fishing, Leigh& Anna, Woodpecker

A travel blog entry by inoursuitcase

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... of its past glory. In 1888 when the tire was invented, Amazon rubber suddenly became very valuable. For a brief dazzling period, Manaus became the richest city in the world, a boom town of fast fortunes. The great rubber boom collapsed because a ...

Manaus and Rio Madeira Ferry ride, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus and Rio Madeira Ferry ride

A travel blog entry by strawberry

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We arrived in Manaus just in time for a religious Bank Holiday, so most of the shops were shut! We bumped into Berndt again and went drinking Caiprinhas with him in the evening. The next day we went to see the Meeting of the waters, where the Dark, ...

Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Amazon

A travel blog entry by ujalandnilam

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Amazon ...

Rain forests of Brazil, Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Rain forests of Brazil, Manaus

A travel blog entry by ujju

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... wet in sweat, because of the high humidity & then get drenched in rain. We didn't have a hotel booking for Manaus. After talking to different hotel representatives at the airport, we finally made our booking with Amazonat Jungle ...

Manaus - Amazon Rainforest, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus - Amazon Rainforest

A travel blog entry by shanem

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... river. No, not the Amazon, that`s incomprehensivably huge, but all of these tributaries are rediculously big themselves. I had reached Manaus about four days earlier than originally planned. This gave me a chance to relax, do some reading, catch up on my ...

Amazon and on and on....., Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Amazon and on and on.....

A travel blog entry by ger_and_jane

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After ten nights in our hammocks we felt we had proven ourselves as stinky backpackers and checked into Hostel Manaus We had a bed and a fan and could have kissed the floor but i didn't want to disturb the mould. Jane had a bit of an Amazon tummy so she ...

Hello Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Hello Manaus

A travel blog entry by gatoruf12

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... the less fortunate. The flight is more comfortable than our last!! Flew over the Amazon River. See picture from plane. Got to Manaus and booked our Amazon Tour for tomorrow. Checked into hotel and it's the smallest hotel room I've ever seen. Ate dinner ...

Pit Stop in the Jungle - We Got Fun and Games, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Pit Stop in the Jungle - We Got Fun and Games

A travel blog entry by cadkinsca

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... , and I had a nice dinner of one of the local fishes, before calling it relatively early so that we could make that 8:00 a.m. start to: Juma Lake, somewhere in the jungle south of Manaus, Brazil Jungle trip on Juma Lake, near Manaus, ...

Leg 2 Amazonia River Boating Lirio Do Mar Hell, Santarem To Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Leg 2 Amazonia River Boating Lirio Do Mar Hell

A travel blog entry by inoursuitcase

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... Amazon. I bought some copper lotus flower earrings. We were lucky in scoring our tickets for the boat from Santarem to Manaus for 90reais each ($US45) from a photographer gentleman who owns a natural food cafe in Alter Do Chao..... you get what you ...

Commandante Carlos, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Commandante Carlos

A travel blog entry by pascal-manu

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... mit einem reichhaltigen Frühstück verwöhnt. Essen hehe :-) Gleich danach fuhr uns Mauro zum belebten Hafen von Manaus. Dort trafen wir erstmals auf Commandante Carlos! An Board seines Speedboots Cicerone begann unser 4-tägiges Amazonasabenteuer. ...

Entering Brasil via Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Entering Brasil via Manaus

A travel blog entry by livingthedream

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A quick 15 taxi ride and prest i am in Brasil!!! Then caught a 2 hour bus Manaus> not much to say about Manaus really apart that is is the entry point to the Amazon. I took a boat ride where the Rio Negro and Rio Solimoes meet to create the Amazon river. ...

Back at sea, Santarém-Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Back at sea

A travel blog entry by jungleboy

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... after its confluence with the Negro). It was quite upsetting the extent of the visible deforestation this far up the river. By Manaus you are 1500km upstream: the jungle is pretty deep here so I expected less trees being cut down. However all along the ...

Het mooie opera-gebouw in Manaus!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Het mooie opera-gebouw in Manaus!

A travel blog entry by ingetravel

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... maquette van het gebouw in lego. In deze tijden wordt het gebouw ook gebruikt voor klassieke muziek, film en theateropvoeringen, waardoor Manaus ook op cultureel vlak zijn bijdrage levert. We eten nog een stuk cake als middagmaal, vooraleer we op jacht ...

I never in my wildest dreams thought I travel here, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

I never in my wildest dreams thought I travel here

A travel blog entry by easygeeze

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... all left before sunrise though. Thursday             02/02/12 Manaus, Amazonia, Brazil 35c Very hot & sunny with very high humidity The Captain told us last night that we should be ...

jungle, Manaus (gdzies nad rzeka Urubu), Brazil travel blog

jungle

A travel blog entry by tom_kurtz

... dniach trzeba bylo wracac, a ze kierowca taksowki sie troche spoznil to mielismy jeszcze jedna atrakcje w postaci rajdu w stylu Sienny z Manaus na lotnisko.  Tam pozegnalismy wperwa Piotra ktory mial wylot o 22 a my musialismy sie tam ...

Triborders to Manuas, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Triborders to Manuas

A travel blog entry by kalchalker

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... the last three plus days. Being on a slow boat down the world´s largest river allows one much time to do not much. I arrived to Manaus late last night. It´s a seedy city in the middle of the Amazon. I will be here only a day or two before jumping back ...

Amazon Boat Trip, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Amazon Boat Trip

A travel blog entry by john.diana

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Santarem to Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Santarem to Manaus

A travel blog entry by rbair

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The boat ride to Manaus was absolutely amazing. Never have a felt so close to humanity and to the world. I would advise anyone that is not afraid of bugs and people to do this trip at least once in their lifetime. I ended up meeting quite a few amazing ...

Tourguide Miguel, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Tourguide Miguel

A travel blog entry by pascal-manu

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... uns das reichhaltige Frühstücksbuffet schon erwartete. Ganz nebenbei genossen wir dabei die wunderschöne Aussicht über Manaus und speziell den Hafen. An der Reception wurden wir vom Hoteleigenen Tourguide Tom über die mögliche ...

Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus

A travel blog entry by rbair

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Manaus is a big, hot and crazy ...

On the boat down the Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

On the boat down the Amazon

A travel blog entry by bansemer

Wednesday October 10th to Santarem During dinner last night we debated going to Guyana, but after looking at the discouragement provided by our guide book thought better of it. Getting around in the Guianas is difficult, and the costs are huge for ...

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