Our Amazon Adventure...

Manaus, Brazil

The "jungle" (or really the rain forest, which is partially underwater for part of the year)

A typical house along the river (the depth of the river varies by up to 40 feet.)

      

      

      

Giant Lily Pads

      

Some children with their pets..caiman, sloth

      

These types of boats are the main mode of transportation. along the river. Passengers bring their own hammocks.

      

The Manaus Opera House

(Pavrotti, apparently so impressed by the acoustics, once gave an impromptu concert here.)

More Pictures....

Boca de Valeria, Santarem, Devil's Island

The "Ship"