Today at Anavilhanas Village Guesthouse, we visited a village of the indigenous people of the Amazon and took a boat trip to the Rio Negro to try piranha fishing 🙂
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Visiting a village of the Amazon native population
At noon we made a trip to a small village of the indigenous people of the Amazon. Here we were shown several dances and told a lot about the culture and the living conditions of the population.
Piranha fishing in the Amazon
After a short breefing of Roy (“How to fish best“) we went out today with a small boat to the Rio Negro. In a good place we should try fishing at piranha – but unfortunately no fish wanted to bite today. Nevertheless, we all enjoyed it 🙂 A little later we met a fisherman who at least showed us his piranha catch.
When we were back at our Anavilhanas Village Lodge, there was a great sunset in the Amazon. At the end of our Stay in the Amazon, Roy grilled us something delicious.
Roy attaches great importance to the fact that he runs his Anavilhanas Village Lodge completely ecologically. This means that the electricity is only generated from solar energy and the water is completely recycled. And even if the guesthouse is really very simple and you have to get used to the hygienic conditions first, we enjoyed our time with Roy and his family very much. He and his wife Antonia really made a lot of effort to make our stay in the Amazon as authentic as possible and we got to know a lot of the local culture and food.
All travelogues from BrazilOn our round trip through South America we couldn't miss the country Brazil, which with its huge area takes almost 50% of South America. We had chosen the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, a stay in the Amazon and of course the Iguazu waterfalls as our destinations. A really varied journey through Brazil, during which we could collect many beautiful impressions. Rio de Janeiro: Copacabana, Ipanema & Cristo Redentor (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro: Celebrating New Year’s Eve at Copacabana (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro: A helicopter tour over the city (Brazil)
Rio de Janeiro: Free Walking Tour through the City (Brazil)
Amazon & Amazon River: Meeting of the Waters in the Amazon River (Brazil)
Amazon & Amazon River: Anavilhanas Village Guesthouse (Brazil)
Amazon & Amazon River: Jungle Walk & Boat tour on the Rio Negro (Brazil)
Amazon & Amazon River: The pink river dolphins “Botos” (Brazil)
Amazon & Amazon River: Piranha Fishing & an Indigenous Village (Brazil)
Sao Paulo: Tourist Attractions, Things to Do & Photo Spots (Brazil)
Iguazu Waterfall: The bird park in Foz do Iguazu (Brazil)
Iguazu Waterfall: The waterfalls on the Brazilian side (Brazil)
Iguazu Waterfall: A helicopter tour over the waterfalls (Brazil)