Amazon Days 2 - 3 September 14th 2009 Manaus Day 2
After a good but hot nights sleep we headed off for a trek through the jungle, the heat was incredible, you just had to step outside and you were covered with a sheen of sweat, as a result there as no point taking a shower - also the showers were full of mosquitoes so it was more trouble than it was worth!
The size of Amazonia is mind boggling I was only restricted to one small part ... read more
South America » Brazil » Amazonas » Manaus Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of t... ... read more