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10 interesting surprises about Novo Airão, Amazonas, Brazil

10 interesting surprises about Novo Airão, Amazonas, Brazil

  Novo Airão is an important tourist centre, an ideal jumping off point for visits to the Parque Nacional de Anavilhanas, the world’s largest freshwater archipelago, and the Parque Nacional do Jaú, the second largest park in Latin America. Nature, history and unique experiences abound here. Discover more about Novo Airão here. Here are some […]

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15 de October de 2015 | By | Reply More
Explore the history, nature and pousadas of Novo Airão, Brazil

Explore the history, nature and pousadas of Novo Airão, Brazil

Novo Airão is a small town of 18,000 people located on the River Negro, 180 kms or a 2.5 hour drive from Manaus. Originally an indigenous settlement called Tauapessassu, the place only became a municipality separate from Manaus in 1956. The majority of the population came from Airão (now called Velho Airão) 115 kms upriver […]

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12 de October de 2015 | By | Reply More
Cristalino Jungle Lodge: Sustainable tourism in Brazil’s Amazon Jungle

Cristalino Jungle Lodge: Sustainable tourism in Brazil’s Amazon Jungle

Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso   Cristalino Jungle Lodge from Green Living Project on Vimeo. This woman-owned business, begun before eco-tourism or sustainability were even vague concepts, is showing how you can protect the rainforest, green the triple bottom line, and run a successful business all while living at a beautiful lodge in […]

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