Rancho do Peixe
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... is mozzie few a definitely blessing. The Amazon on the other hand is sediment heavy and full of nutrients making it a browny/yellow colour. It is cooler and flows a lot more quickly (10km). A few km towards the sea the 2 rivers meet at the meeting of the waters and it’s pretty special. For around 10kms the rivers run next to each other down the channel before they mix. You can see the difference between the black rio Negro and the browny/Yellow ...
... style, with high ceilings. Lots of buildings actually look that way. Very old, colonial-style buildings. Many in bright colors with white shutters, etc. Even some cobblestone streets. Many also run-down.
Apparently, Manaus used to be a CRAZY wealthy city. It still has a lot of business, but there was a time when all the rubber in the world came exclusively from Brazil. So lots of rubber barons lived there, and built lots of infrastructure to amuse themselves ...
... a beer. Livvy got a coke. And they didn't have caipirinhas, so I got a rum and coke. Lucivaldo rather rudely opened Livvy's coke to pour my coke and rum and she thought he was pouring it out into a cup for her. Awks. The bar didn't have much going for it. Everyone there seemed to be into the soap opera on tv? A dramatic soap it was too. And by everyone I mean the 7 of us. There were even bats flying around eating the mosquitos and some very big beetles and ...
We departed Salvador on March 20th for Manaus, located in the Amazon where the Rio Negro and the Rio Solimoes meet. We had originally planned to catch the bus to Manaus, but had found out that the highway there is in a severe state of disrepair, in addition to reports of highway robberies. So we booked our (budget-battering) flights from Salvador for around 5am. My only consolence was the fact that in being up at 3am I would beat the rooster which had plagued my early ...
... is amazing. But the real concern for an Englishman is the heat and humidity, we're afraid football wise we have no chance.
So all in all we enjoyed our time in the jungle but it was hard not to compare it to the Pantanal, Galapagos and the cloud forest. There we had guides who loved the habitats and had incredible knowledge about the plants and animals and could answer any question you threw at them. Here it was very much ...