With an excellent riverview location this settler family has chosen to live about two days distance by canoe downstream from Manicoré. Rio Madeira is a tributary to the Amazon river.
Aldo and Adriana Mendes. February 8. 2013
At a samba-performance August 4. 2006 in Gothenburg
Mother, father and two kids taking a trip on the Madeira, a tributary to the Amazon-river.
The locals in the Amazon region still carve dug-out canoes from trees in the rainforest. The river is often the main transportation route and the canoe is a common and convenient way of moving around.
Rio Madeira, Amazonas. January,1985.
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Preparing to meet the expectant audience in a couple of minutes.
View from the breakfast terrace at my hostel in Santarem, Brazil.
A vulture drying his wings and the boats arriving and leaving on the Amazon river. Nothing beats a tropical breakfast with fresh “jugo de Maracuja” (passion fruit) and a panorama like that..
(Photo converted to black and white, added some sepia tone)
Nearby the mouth of the Amazon River. Not the longest but by far the largest river in the world!
The samba group performs at Möllan 18 of December 2011.
Oh yes.. but it´s not Rio. This party took place on a ferry between Gothenburg and Fredrikshamn in Denmark