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By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the FIFA World Cup just around the corner the respective host cities are preparing for their involvement in sport's most widely watched contest. The Arena da Amazônia, in Manaus, despite having one of the smaller roles to play, is nevertheless ready to welcome players and fans to the heat of the Amazon jungle, after going through no less than five test-events.

Of all the host cities few are in more picturesque or remote surroundings than the city of Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?