Posts Tagged "Brazil"

Amazon River, Brazil

After leaving Belem, we spent 7 days cruising the Amazon River. Our trip took us 700 miles up the river to Manaus. On the way there we stopped at Santarem and Boca da Valeria. After 2 days in Manaus, we stopped at Parintins and saw the Boi Bumba show.       Boi Bumba show Boi Bumba show Parintins Manaus high water board Manaus Scenes on the Amazon Scenes on the Amazon Lake January Manaus Boca da Valeria Scenes along the Amazon Scenes along the Amazon Scenes along the Amazon Meeting of the waters Amazon...

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Belem, Brazil

We anchored outside of Belem and¬†tendered via a local riverboat. Once ashore, we traveled by bus to the town. Here we toured the marina, market, cathedral and botanical garden.         Botanical Garden Basilica of Belem Municipal markets Municipal markets Belem Belem fishing...

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Fortaleza, Brazil

Fortaleza was a modern city with colorful tall ceramic tile walled buildings. Here we went on a city tour.           Fortaleza Fine arts theater Metropolitan Cathedral On the street...

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Recife, Brazil

In Recife we toured the town and then went to the UNESCO world heritage site of Olinda, which is situated 5 miles north of Recife. Here we walked around among the 16th & 17th century churches and colonial buildings.         Olinda Olinda Olinda Olinda Casa de Cultura (an old prison) In and around Recife Recife,...

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Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

In Salvador da Bahia we went to the upper town (old city) and walked around the many streets and viewed two churches. Later we went to the Barra lighthouse.         Barra Lighthouse & Sunset Old town Salvador da Bahia San Francisco’s Church Salvador da Bahia Cathedral Basilica Salvador da Bahia Salvador da...

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