Visiting Amazon – Some tips … [Brazil]

Some suggestions, based on my Amazon experiences ... Boat ride (Speed/Fast Boat or Slow Boat) is a must-try ... Rather than taking the flight option between towns, for example, Tefe-Manaus, I would highly recommend a boat ride. The Speed Boat, which chugs along at 50-60Km/Hr speed takes around 12-14hr for the journey from Manaus to …

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South America – Getting around …

South America is not a cheap place to travel around. Following are some tips/suggestions based on my experiences ... Buenos Aires, Argentina (Airport Code: EZE)  The bus ride took around 45min. I would highly recommend avoiding the pre-paid taxis. It is an utter rip-off. If your baggage is not that heavy or extensive, it is …

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Wonderful colors of Mercado … [Brazil]

Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Tefe, Manaus, Foz do Iguaçu Etc. had wonderful markets. It was an experience just to stroll around these markets and I did try various snacks in these markets. The most wonderful experience, for me, was the bright colors all around. I love fruits and I have been to many tropical countries, …

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