Hotel Talissa 1
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... since the city was relatively small. Was quite excited about this hotel since it has enclosed shower and white towels (after the Amazon hotel the last couple days). It even have hot water.. hahahahah a
We were also so excited about having wifi. (Lawrence and I fought over it for a while since it only allowed one device to be logged on at a time... an I think we have 4 devices between the two of us...)
It was a long day and it was difficult to stay awake.
... go through the brasilian country side and across to Sao Paulo. We did some research into the boats and found a traveler that actually set up his tent on the boat, so we figured we didn’t need hommocks. We went to the grocery store and got some water and food to eat for the two day ride, and felt somewhat prepared to do this. NOTHING CAN PREPARE YOU TO TRANSPORT A MOTORCYCLE THROUGH THE AMAZONS!
-Pictures to come if we can fix our tablet ...
... just small waves they also have water volley ball set up on the otherside of the pool..I actually thought about getting my thong out and hanging by the pool, but after 6 weeks diner food in America I decided I didnt quite look like those Brazillian Volleyballers !
There is another pool somewhere in the hotel but we havent found it yet. Anyway The Tennis is on and its a Cracker of a game, the only thing I understand though is the grunting ...Tour starts tomorrow.
... with him the only torch. We heard a lot of splashing and crashing about and he then reappeared holding a Cayman! It was a spiky little creature, who I was not fond of but Davo was brave and picked him up.
After a surprisingly good night sleep and very few mozzie bites we headed back to Colombia, it was a fantastic Amazon trip. The rest of that day was sorting out the next leg of our journey, a 3 night trip on a boat sailing down the Amazon to get to Brazil. We went ...
Arrived in Manaus. Actually now my trip strats to get interesting. The city itself is like a normal city. You dont notice that you are in the middle of the rainforest.
I have booked a ticket for a boot to Tabatinga, border town to Peru, next Wednesday. From there I will go to Iquitos.
Now I"m investigating the city and nearby locations.
Have been to a Jazz concert in the Manaus Opera. Nice.