Amazon Jungle

Siberia And Sandals

Manaus is not what you expect in the middle of the Amazon jungle – sprawling and home to two million souls it seems strangely placed. Until that is you realise it is at the intersection of two of the largest rivers – the Rio Negro which flows into the Amazon proper.

Although somewhat expected, the humidity was absolutely stifling and with no wind it felt completely airless. Without much time to see Manaus it was off early the next morning along with Laura and Dan – both from Switzerland but Laura visiting from time studying in Buenos Aires.

First we needed to cross the Rio Negro and Amazon and see the meeting of the waters. To call it a river is an understatement – I have never seen gas tankers anchored in a river before!

IMG_1025 Meeting of the waters

The meeting of the waters brings the dark, warmer but less…

View original post 789 more words

About agogo22

Director of Manchester School of Samba at
Gallery | This entry was posted in General. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.