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'''Guajará-Mirim''' (pop. 35.000) is in the western part of the state of [[Rondônia]] in [[Brazil]]. It is seperated from [[Bolivia]] by the Mamoré River.
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'''Guajará-Mirim''' (pop. 42.000, 2004) is in the western part of the state of [[Rondônia]] in [[Brazil]]. It is seperated from [[Bolivia]] by the Mamoré River.
  
 
It is the southern terminus of former railroad ''Estrada de Ferro Madeira-Mamoré''.  
 
It is the southern terminus of former railroad ''Estrada de Ferro Madeira-Mamoré''.  
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
Buses go to [[Porto Velho]], five hours away.
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Buses go to [[Porto Velho]], five-seven hours away (333 km. to the north).
  
 
Small boats take you on the five minute trip across the river into the [[Bolivia]]n border town of [[Guayara-Mirin]].
 
Small boats take you on the five minute trip across the river into the [[Bolivia]]n border town of [[Guayara-Mirin]].
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
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* [[Guaporé Nature Reserve]]
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* The 18th century fort of [[Príncipe da Beira]] is three days by boat from Guajará-Mirim. It can also be reached by road. Take BR-364 to AM-429, which goes to the town of Costa Marques.
  
 
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Revision as of 11:40, 2 February 2006

Guajará-Mirim (pop. 42.000, 2004) is in the western part of the state of Rondônia in Brazil. It is seperated from Bolivia by the Mamoré River.

It is the southern terminus of former railroad Estrada de Ferro Madeira-Mamoré.

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Get in

Buses go to Porto Velho, five-seven hours away (333 km. to the north).

Small boats take you on the five minute trip across the river into the Bolivian border town of Guayara-Mirin.

Get around

The town is small enough to reach most places by foot.

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Get out

  • Guaporé Nature Reserve
  • The 18th century fort of Príncipe da Beira is three days by boat from Guajará-Mirim. It can also be reached by road. Take BR-364 to AM-429, which goes to the town of Costa Marques.
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