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)