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... that was next on our itinerary, were both closed. That’s when we started to suspect this was going to be a pattern and consulted the guidebook, which confirmed that practically everything was closed on Mondays. With that information there wasn’t much left to do but to pass the market to stock up on some fruit and nuts before heading back to the hotel. On the way we also picked up a hammock each for the boat trip to Manaus. We were tempted to buy a nice double ...
... and pink dolphins lark around.
Dotted along the banks there are floating villages and tiny ramshackle hamlets populated by people trying to preserve their traditional way of life.
The photos will tell you more.
Hello, hello, hello, what’s going on here?
"Hallooooo," he said from the roof top. ”Hello,” I replied. “Hello” he said again. “Hello,” I replied again. ...
... in it! Our only concern left was when we were to go downstairs for meal times. This was solved that night when a knock on our door revealed that we even got room service for every meal. The meals were a pleasant surprise too, expecting just rice and beans, we were spoilt with varieties of meats and sides. We soon got into the routine of waking up at 6am when breakfast was delivered, eating it on our deck ...
... it's low; still massive but with sandbars.
Get in By plane
The airport is some 15 km by road from the city centre. A taxi will set you back 58 reais (fixed price).
Manaus is about 2200 km from São Paulo or Rio de Janeiro which takes about four hours by air. From North America, it's much faster if you go direct without backtracking via SP or Rio. From Europe, you first have to go North/Central America (which is too far west) or SP/Rio (too ...
... stuff looked decent but I was more than happy to politely decline the offer for huffing paint thinner. Yikes. Happy to say that has never and will never be something I want to try. I guess I value my brain, weird. I went back to the hostel and finished the blog update and went to sleep so I could be well rested for my 6 day boat ride up the Amazon Rive. Not much to write about yesterday. It was pretty lame but sometimes those days are needed when ...