Crowne Plaza Hotel Belem
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... dolphins. It worked and they jumped and jostled to get the fish and got a far better view,
reasonably close, than if I had taken a pricey tour, with odds of 100% of seeing the pink ones as opposed to the 50% the boat driver had offered me!
Raining again by the time I wanted to go to the airport and of course no bus shelter where I planned to change bus or anywhere within a couple of stops. Had to shelter in shops for the ...
... and heavily on and off, then some massive claps of thunder and my massive quantity of bags prompted me to fork out for a taxi, arranged by the hotel as no hope of getting one on the street. Knocked him down 5 reals, but then the thunderstorm and torrential rain meant lots of detours around flooded spots, so gave him a tip, a rarity for me.
Got there way early so snagged a good spot, ...
... had been suspended. Undeterred, we asked around at the bus station and eventually found a 4x4 which was doing a supply run to Oiapoque. The road was atrocious as we made our way, slipping and sliding, north through the rainforest. We passed a number of larger vehicles that had been abandoned in the sticky mud, one of which had blocked the 'road' completely. However, the innovative drivers had created a diversion through the thick vegetation, ...
The nightclub finally finished at 5am as I got up for the day, but drunken people still shouted down the street. Discovered the boys slept even less as they had a dorm with open windows to the street allowing drunken voices to echo around & an infestation of mosquitos to enter. Needless to say everyone boarded the truck looking like zombies. The first few hours travelling most slept. At lunchtime Martin made another new ...
Belem has always had a kind of romance about it for us. Mouth of the Amazon, virtually on the equator, and despite its horrible crime rate, its rubbish strewn streets, and its pavements that look like the Somme, it does deliver a sense that you are now entering a culturally different part of Brazil. There are about 18 different fruits here that grow only in Amazonia. The most famous is guarana which is delicious and tastes like lucozade according to Janet. ...