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A Floating Freshwater Pool in the Amazon River

Floating Freshwater Pool in the Amazon River

With the arrival of summer in the northern hemisphere, several travelers are looking for tropical destinations to spend their vacations. In the Brazilian Amazon, during this period, the temperature remains high and is accompanied by a rise in the volume of the rivers, which allows for canoe trips. At the Juma Amazon Lodge in Autazes, 3 hours away from Manaus city by…

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Canoe the Brazilian Amazon During Flood Season, April-June

Juma Amazon Lodge pool

Juma pool floats within the waters of the Juma River surrounded by wooden decks (Photo Caio Fonseca) Between April and June, the super-sustainable hotel Juma Amazon Lodge offers canoeing through the flooded forest to see exotic birds up-close and boat tours to encounter pink dolphins. Summer rains, along with the natural thaw from the Andes Mountains, on South America’s west coast, transform…

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