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Vultures, Florianopolis

Brazil - floating down the Amazon, Rio, Iguazu and the South

September 24th 2014
After a great time exploring the jungle, we said goodbye to Colombia and set off extra early from our hostal in Leticia for the Brazilian river port of Tabatinga, in order to float down the Amazon to Manaus. As our boat tickets didn't have assigned seats, and with our now extensive knowledge of South American transportation, we knew there would be a crazy scrum to secure good seats on the boat, so ... read more
South America » Brazil

Brazilian Flag 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
8th October 2014

Elasticised trousers
Great adventure...great pics...great tips. Then there is mixing with locals like these guys...evokes all kinds of speculation as to how you got this one!
9th October 2014

Glad you enjoyed the blog. We had walked up hill for some time when we met those guys. They must have thought we looked about ready to expire as they followed us for some time!!

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