Manaus Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Favela slums

    Stay away from the favalas (slums) in Manaus. These are durg infested, dirty, and impovished areas. Crime is huge and common in these areas. The poores favelas look like garbage dumps, the homes are...

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  • 2. Travel in tropical South...

    You will hear repeatedly that there are no mosquitoes on the Negra River. This may be true on the river itself, but once you get into the forest or near people there are mosquitoes. Perhaps not enough...

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  • 3. Jacare...Caymane

    careful, those big, very big Crocodiles( called Jacare in Brazil) are realy not in the mood to get hassled and a swim with them could be your last when on the River, never ever leave the boat or for...

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  • 4. Drugs

    Due to Manaus's link by boat with Colombia, drugs is a growing problem. When I spoke to soem of the people in Manaus they simply said it is part of the economy: the poor sell drugs to the poorer....

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  • 5. Banks

    Be careful esp. when you are withdrawing $$$ from the bank. There just might be someone watching you and might distract you later on. Also, the banks in Manaus had the heaviest security I have ever...

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  • 6. Be careful

    On five (5) trips to Brazil, I have been mugged once (Salvador, 2001) and robbed twice.Both robberies occurred in Manaus.In 1998, at the Tropical Manaus, I...

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  • 7. no danger tip!

    in fact this is a non-danger tip:) i know that some people have doubts and questions- do they have to get vaccination or not when travelling to Amazon river?...

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  • 8. Do not let yourself be hustled

    Arriving at the airport in Manaus you are likely to be approached by helpful friendly people who will offer to guide you to a hotel or tour agency. They may...

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  • 9. Beware Creepy, Crawly Things

    The Amazon is full of creatures some (like me) find fascinating and others find scary. In addition to all kinds of bugs, the worst of which are probably the...

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  • 10. never go in the tropical forest without guide

    there is a danger of snakes, in the bungalo you are not taking big risks (they put some poison underneath..), but if you are going for a walk alone even not so...

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  • 11. Sidewalk danger

    This warning actually applies to lots of cities in developing countries, but in Belem I actually encountered four major examples of the common side walk dangers...

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  • 12. don't wear jewellery

    Someone I was travelling with had a gold necklace ripped off their neck in broad daylight walking along the main road in the town of Manaus. Dont wear jewellery...

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