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Prinsendam Postcards from Brazil

We sailed all the way to Manaus, Brazil, the capital of the state of Amazonas. Manaus is located approximately 1,100 miles from the coast. Here are some pictures from the stop.

The local ship yard in Santana, Brazil.

The local ship yard in Santana, Brazil.

Transportation on the Amazon is done by typical ferries. All you need is a hammock.

Transportation on the Amazon is done by typical ferries. All you need is a hammock.

A Cane sugar press in Santana, Brazil. The juice is a popular drink.

A Cane sugar press in Santana, Brazil. The juice is a popular drink.

Refuse collection has forgotten this street in Santana.

Refuse collection has forgotten this street in Santana.

Part of Manaus. The water level of the Amazon is very low, normally this part is flooded.

Part of Manaus. The water level of the Amazon is very low, normally this part is flooded.

Low water level.

Low water level.

Also the ship yard needs water!

Also the ship yard needs water!

The Allure of the Seas leaving from FL with 6,300 passengers and a crew of 2,384 on board.

The Allure of the Seas leaving from Florida with 6,300 passengers and a crew of 2,384 on board.

Jaap Wisse is Prinsendam’s chief engineer.

1 Comment
  • Almuth

    What a difference ! When we were there in March (?) 2010 all this was under water ! I remember , actually have photos ! , of these 2 ships in the shipyard !

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