Mysterious Manaus

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Mysterious Manaus

50,000 World Cup tourists expected in this rainforest city
A girl cools off in an outdoor shower after playing in Sao Pedro, near Manaus, Brazil. Thousands of foreigners are expected to begin arriving in the Amazonian metropolis for the international soccer matches being held in Manaus’s new multi-million dollar soccer stadium.
A man stands on the porch of his stilt house in the Solimoes River, near Manaus, Brazil. A World Cup host city, Manaus’ far-flung location in the heart of the world’s biggest rainforest makes it reachable only by plane or boat.
Severino Capirava taps into a rubber tree near his house in Puraquequara Lake, near Manaus, Brazil. Manaus, a 2014 World Cup host city, blossomed during the rubber boom of the late 1800s, briefly becoming one of the world’s wealthiest cities
Residents use refrigerator doors as floating tables outside their floating house on the Rio Negro in Cacau Pirera, near Manaus, Brazil.
A man rides his motorbike under a canopy of ribbons through a street decorated in honor of the 2014 World Cup, in Manaus, Brazil.

Mysterious Manaus

A girl cools off in an outdoor shower after playing in Sao Pedro, near Manaus, Brazil. Thousands of foreigners are expected to begin arriving in the Amazonian metropolis for the international soccer matches being held in Manaus’s new multi-million dollar soccer stadium.
A man stands on the porch of his stilt house in the Solimoes River, near Manaus, Brazil. A World Cup host city, Manaus’ far-flung location in the heart of the world’s biggest rainforest makes it reachable only by plane or boat.
Severino Capirava taps into a rubber tree near his house in Puraquequara Lake, near Manaus, Brazil. Manaus, a 2014 World Cup host city, blossomed during the rubber boom of the late 1800s, briefly becoming one of the world’s wealthiest cities
Residents use refrigerator doors as floating tables outside their floating house on the Rio Negro in Cacau Pirera, near Manaus, Brazil.
A man rides his motorbike under a canopy of ribbons through a street decorated in honor of the 2014 World Cup, in Manaus, Brazil.
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