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Letter From The Amazon: Parintins and the Boi-Bumba Festival

January 26, 2013

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From Evernote: Letter From The Amazon: Parintins and the Boi-Bumba Festival We arrived at Parintins on Wednesday 23rd January. Parintins is situated on the southern bank of the Amazon River in the largest river archipelago of the mid-Amazon, on th…

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Boca da Valeria

January 23, 2013

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From Evernote: Boca da Valeria The tiny village of Boca da Valeria sits at the confluence of the Rio da Valeria and the Amazon. This remote and primitive Indian village of 75 inhabitants is surrounded by the great rain forest of the Amazon, and is…

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Santarem – a real taste of the Amazon

January 20, 2013

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From Evernote: Santarem – a real taste of the Amazon We arrived at Santarém at 7.30am on Saturday 19th January. Even at this early hour the temperature was edging 30C, and projected to rise to 36C later in the day. It was also very humid. Santarém…

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