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Travel Blogs from Manaus
... Leonarda speaks barely any English but that doesn't stop her from talking the hind legs off a donkey in Portuguese. I'm not sure if she ever realised we couldn't understand her or just didn't care. Surprisingly Manaus is a lot less jungle like than Iquitos was. It's pretty much a regular city without a great transport system or anything outstanding to see. Fortunately the World Cup makes the atmosphere something special and understandably the place is ...
... that it was England supporters against the locals plus the Italian supporters. I later found out why this was so.
When the game started, England were brisk and quick to the ball. England were dominant in the first half. So it was a surprise when the Italians scored first against the run of play. The good news was that England equalised soon after from the best move of the game - Sterling threaded ...
... at a random family's house on the river where their pets consisted of a 4m long anaconda and a sloth - how very Brazilian! the sloth was most likely the cutest animal EVER, it had a constant smile and just wanted to cling on to you and never leave. But the anaconda (which Lucy was very brave to hold) was a little dull... After lunch we finally went to see the famous meeting of the waters, where the Amazon and the Rio Negro meet. The two rivers ...
In case you are concerned, worried or disappointed, we did get out of Columbia. Caught our flight Manaus. This place is all on its own with only airport or boat to access the rest of Brazil. It was nowhere until big car companies came and set up production because of the availability of rubber. If you are interested, you can read up on it, I will give you the 'fluff'. Riches beyond wildest dreams from rubber ...
... saviour of the day- Alex) and a group of 3 Canadian women (from Toronto!). We all chatted and they could not stop praising Fabiola and Germano (the husband who will be our tour guide as well) and the lodge. We couldn't wait to start our activities the next day! We went to bed super early to the sounds of all the Amazonian animals. Many are nocturnal so the noise rivalled that to what we'd hear on a busy night on West st in Sheffield. This was much more ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility