Pousada Do Rio
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... around sunset where the cayman wait patiently until we fed them some of our catch. We caught 4 piranha and 3 catfish between us. Our last morning we was out in a canoe at 4.40am and watched the sunrise which was superb, we see a pair of otters, more cayman and birds doing there early morning fishing. A great way to end our trip here and we can't recommend this place enough it really is Fabulous!! Lots of pictures attached to this one : ...
After doing some research in Rio Branco, I found that taking a bus to Cuiaba followed by a plane to Salvador would save me around $335 USD as oposed to flying directly from Rio Branco, which sounded like quite the plan to me.
I booked my flight for 2 days ahead at 5h30 AM from Cuiba to Salvador and went to bed at this really budget hotel, sharing with some strangers I met on the bus.
I got to the bus station at 11 AM the next day in Rio ...
When you select a wilderness guide over the internet it's reassuring when he offers to take you from the airport to your hotel the day before the trip. What's even more reassuring is when you turn up and he stands out from the crowd as the crocodile dundee of Brazil. Wide rimmed hat, cowboy boots and a jeep that looks like it was born in the jungle.
The following day onboard the jeep we navigated Brazils endless potholes with ease as we headed towards the ...
... outside the bus and a winterly 14 !! degrees inside I was freezing again like on the train from Puerto Quijarro to Santa Cruz de la Sierra. After 2 hours of cold bus time I asked the driver if he could turn the air-conditioning a little bit warmer, so he put it on really sumerly 18 degrees what was still cold but manageable. I tried to sleep and look out the window where the bright full moon was shining. The sixth so far since I am in Brazil and I was now 5 months away from home..
... transvestite zone was a bit further away), through the big university (known for its leftist element, the place is covered with lefty graffiti including pictures of Che Guevara and other lefty icons), and also an intersection where there are lots of "Womens' Health Clinics", ie abortion clinics. Abortion is illegal, funniest thing was the catholic church in the middle of them all. We also went to the bull fighting ring. Good fun dodging traffic and ...
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