Boa Noite in portuguese means: Good Night !

When I travel for work
I am usually up really early, in fact I wake up 
several times at night just to check on the clock.
(yes, I am obsessive like that)
One of my fears is not being ready or being late.
Black trousers · Liz Claiborne polka dot top · Animal print belt · Zapatinho de Luxo shoes

My stay in Manaus has been crazy busy,
barely leaving me time to breathe - however it has been
very pleasant.


This city in the heart of the Amazon has really interesting homes
and places that were built when Manaus had a 
"Belle Epoque" due to the production of rubber.
It was such a wealthy city that the rich women who lived here, 
sent their laundry - yes their clothes to be washed- to Europe.
From that golden time there is one building which is one of the most
famous: Teatro Amazonas - their opera house.

The Teatro Amazona is a real treat for the eyes - at least from the outside...
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Oh and in case you were wondering, yes I tried
the pirahna soup.
To be honest I dislike soup and this one
was pretty tasty and did not have a "fishy" taste.
I can scratch "drinking pirahna soup" off my list.
(right ! like it was ever on my list...)

10 comments

Biba said...

What a beautiful city, breathtaking! I hope you're fine down there, leaving the worries from the past days behind for a while. Enjoy the rest of your stay!

Vanilla said...

Looks like such a beautiful place :) I am fascinated by beautiful architecture, I want to visit! :)

Love, Vanilla

Emma said...

I Love the mix of polka dots and animal print! I also have a fear of being late or not being ready. I am glad I am not alone with this lol.

Stacey said...

Love the outfit and the pictures are breath taking!! Thank you so much for sharing. I have personally never traveled out of the country (except as a baby to Germany) So glad your trip is pleasant :) (shaking head) pirahna soup SOO cool

Sheila said...

Have you ever seen the movie "Fitzcarraldo" by Werner Herzog (it stars Klaus Kinski)? It opens up at that Opera House, with a performance by Caruso. Fitzcarraldo (Kinski) is so taken with this performance that he dreams of building his own opera house in the middle of the Amazon jungle. The movie features a very famous scene of a riverboat being hauled up and over a mountain (which happened in real life). It's a very odd movie, but worth seeing, if only because you have now been there!

KATHY said...

Divina Lore!! Boa tarde!!!!
que outfit de vacaciones!!
estas pasando lindo???
beijossss

ana said...

You look lovely Lorena! and this pictures are sooo nice! I'm glad you had time to visit some places in your work trip! that blouse is so pretty!!!

Elaine said...

How beautiful! I'm loving these pictures!

Kristen said...

Gorgeous, thank you so much for sharing these with us!
Also, the tucked in blouse and animal print belt are amazing on you.

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