Amazonas is a department of Colombia.
- Leticia, is the main Colombian port on the Amazon river bordering the Brazilian port of Tabatinga. No road leads to that common urban area and it can be reached only by boat or by plane from both countries.
- Puerto Narino, a quiet village upriver from Leticia with very eco conscious inhabitants.
Travelling to Amazonas is fun as well as a risk. You need to keep in mind that there are a lot of diseases found in the place. Specially mosquitoe bites can transmit deadly diseases. To stay safe take the necessary medical measures before travelling. Get shots against the probable diseases you may encounter and also carry mosquitoe repellent.