Floating Dock, Manaus

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The geography of the Amazonian region is rife with obstacles, so many locals travel between cities by boat. Floating docks are a common stopping point for supplies and connections to cities for these local transport boats, and Floating Dock is one of these docks with access to Manaus. Although, there are some cafes and some shopping nearby, its value is as a slice of life experience for the visitor. Here, you will see local fisherman stocking and unloading, cruise ships taking a breather, and transport boats almost completely covering the surface of the water. The hustle and bustle harkens docks of old and you may recall stories about of jungle stopping points from Conrad, or Marquez.

On the shore you'll see colonial architecture being reclaimed by nature with vines protruding from windows and the a pastel paint taking on a magical air. These are a popular image for photographs and  a truly original moment to send the folks back home. Plan my trip to Manaus with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.
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  • The front of the port is very messy, disorganized, there are a lot of people piled up, gives a certain fear for you've never seen.
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  • these are kind of fun to see. Imagine a full service gas station with colorful attendants and a small convenience store that take credit cards  more »
  • This feat of engineering (by a Scot) to allow for massive changes in water level and built during the rubber boom could almost be missed by users of the docks facilities. It's possibly best seen (and ...  more »
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