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"While on board during the 5..." Belém Transportation Tip by K1W1

Belém Transportation: 9 reviews and 7 photos


While on board during the 5 day voyage to Manaus, there is usually something different to see. The local river tribes have come to rely on handouts tossed from the passing boats, and paddle out to meet the boats as they pass. Some even hitch a ride by hooking onto the boat as it passes. This takes a lot of skill and failure to catch on can mean capsizing and losing everything in your canoe!

Mode: TO
Type: Ship/Boat

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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