Manaus might seem strange at first glance. Buried deep in the Amazon on the banks of the Rio Negro, near its merging with the Amazon River, is a city of over a million and half people! Not only is this a large city, it is also a major production centre for DVD players, mobile phones and computer monitors.
From the Manaus Travel Guide
I stayed here for 4 nights in total in June 2008. The hostel is located just east of the centre, a short walk away on a side alley. Positive aspects certainly are the breakfast and the opportunity of a double room with aircon which actually worked! Great place to meet fellow travellers and there is internet access for a small fee. ... more
Cruise down the Amazon: $20 per day, all-inclusive
day, when the Brazilian Forca Nacional halted our progess to Manaus for a routine control di seguridad ...
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