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Cool things to see in Manaus, Brazil

If you are a sports fan, chances are good that you have heard of the Brazilian city of Manaus by now. You may have had no clue that there was a thriving urban center in the midst of one of the more impenetrable jungles on the planet, but the booming rubber trade in the 19th century was to Brazil what the gold rush was to California. The images of this fascinating place may have moved you to include on your itinerary on an upcoming trip to Brazil. Soaring over the dense canopy of the Amazon