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Jan 25, 2005 - Mamiraua Development Reserve - Monkey Magic

Well, we are finally back in the (relative) civilization of Manaus after an absolutely incredible voyage into the dark heart of the Amazon. After wimping out of the 40 hour slowboat journey upriver to Tefe (halfway to the Colombian border) we took the `express´ speedboat which still took 13 hours to cover the 500 meandering kilometres. It was an awe inspiring trip which really drove home the vastness of the Amazon. The boat stuck close to one bank, the other side being on average about 1km away, hour upon hour passed with nothing but...

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