What an Adventure!!!
Katie, Tony Thompson and I started out in Manaus on New Year’s Eve to stage for our journey into the middle of the Amazon Jungle. We had a day to tour the city and then travel via small boat to the confluence of the Rio Negro and Amazon Rivers. The Rio Negro is tea colored and fairly clear while the Amazon is literally “chocolate milk” with the visibility of about 3 inches. Manaus is the largest city in Brazil with a population of approximately two million residents. It serves as the industrial center of the country with several large multi-national manufacturing companies and a large energy sector.
We then flew about 180 miles north Continue reading