Travel Blogs from Angra Dos Reis, Brazil

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Ilha Grande; A week in paradise, Angra dos Reis, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande; A week in paradise

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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... of the tide or the rising of the sun. Embrace it. Wildlife in and around the island, has picked up a knotch since leaving mainland Brazil. You have to be on your guard at times, be it from jellyfish and stingray on the beach, or monkeys in the jungle. ...

Lie back, relax, think nice thoughts, Ihla Grande, Brazil travel blog

Lie back, relax, think nice thoughts

A travel blog entry by irax

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... it out of my head that I was eating the whole heart of one chicken. It turns out that this is a very popular dish here in Brazil, particularly with children at Barbecues, Ill avoid it the next time Im offered. We ended up in a Foho club and despite ...

Tropical Beach Tourist Trap, Angra dos Reis, Brazil travel blog

Tropical Beach Tourist Trap

A travel blog entry by hecqs

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I woke up just in time for the scheduled bus pick up and spent 2 hours inside the bus picking up other tour participants. It was a bus-ful of entrapped tourists. It was a two hour bus ride west aouthwest of Rio de Janeiro followed by a three ...

Brazilian Paradise Found., Ilha grande , Brazil travel blog

Brazilian Paradise Found.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... to go to the ATM, as we were very short of Brazilian Reais, but of course that did not happen. So on arrival at Angra dos Reis we had two questions to ask an information officer who had a little English. “Where is an ATM and where can we book ...

Paradise in Brazil...., Ihla Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Paradise in Brazil....

A travel blog entry by derv

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Spent 48 hours on this amazing island, situated 2hr 30min hours from Rio de Janeiro by road to the port in Angra dos Reis followed by 1hr 30 on the ferry. Ihla Grande, literally means big island and it is Brazil's third largest island.  The ...

Tilbake i Rio etter bussturer i alle retninger, Abrao, Brazil travel blog

Tilbake i Rio etter bussturer i alle retninger

A travel blog entry by hjalmar

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Er n tilbake i Rio, etter  ha vrt p to netter p Ilha grande, en liten y sydvest for Rio. Etter  ha vaert i Buzios to netter fant vi raskt ut at det var p tide  kommer seg videre, mye grunnet at stedet er primrt for ...

Angra- First day driving, Angra Dos Reis, Brazil travel blog

Angra- First day driving

A travel blog entry by jenny2802

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On Saturday we drove out of Rio, to Angra. Now we didnt take a direct route, and as navigator that could have been my fault. Apart from that smooth sailing in the car, even got the ipod working. We arrived in the evening in this sleepy fishing village. ...

Ilha Grande, Angra Dos Reis, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by jamesburford

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... nbsp; Another day we hiked along the coast of the island to the various beaches on the way to Lopes Mendes, one of Brazil's most renowned beaches, the fine white sand was extremely soft and would rival any of the Australian beaches that are familiar to me ...

Ilha Grande Big Island, Angra dos Reis, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande Big Island

A travel blog entry by lucasandaimz

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We arrived in Ilha Grande in a slightly hungover state and no one was up to much once we'd had lunch. Brazil has the best restaurant idea - they're called 'por kilo' restaurants, where you put on your plate as much as you can eat, and then they weigh your ...

Good people, good beaches, Good times, Good byes, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Good people, good beaches, Good times, Good byes

A travel blog entry by kiwi_surfer

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It's a funny feeling leaving Rio without completing a pilgrimage to Christ the Redeemer. Regret is definitely not the feeling running through my mind, as I arrive in the tranquil island of Ilha Grande. People stroll from A to B around here. There is a ...

Ilha Grande - The Big Island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande - The Big Island

A travel blog entry by jameshopkinson

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... nbsp;on the beach. Luckily, I had  few tight fitting pairs.....and that's exactly how nearly everybody else wears them in Brazil.....so I fit right in!  We found a quiet, secluded spot and enjoyed the scenery before walking back to catch the ...

Podroz do Angra dos Reis, Angra Dos Reis, Brazil travel blog

Podroz do Angra dos Reis

A travel blog entry by marcos1230

... nie zdazymy na prom na Ilha Grande o 15:30, bo do Rio jedzie sie 2 i pol godziny a potem jeszcze z Rio do Angra dos Reis skad odplywa prom kolejne 3 godziny. Do Angra dos Reis dojechalismy ok. 6 po poludniu i w Informacji Turustycznej dowiedzialem sie, ...

A little taste of paradise, Ihla Grande, Brazil travel blog

A little taste of paradise

A travel blog entry by postcardsfromsa

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Etter en uke i millionbyen Rio var det deilig aa komme ut paa den fredlige oya Ihla Grande. Vi har bodd paa et lite hostell helt nede ved stranden. Ihla Grande er en liten oy uten biler, et lite fredelig oysamfunn der alle kjenner alle. Det meste av ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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... is wearing a thong for his swimmers and its not a pretty sight.  This wasnt exactly the swimwear I was hoping to see in Brazil! The beach is really cool because its only a few metres between the sea, the beach and then the forest.  Its really ...

It's my island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

It's my island

A travel blog entry by colmandliz

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... within a holiday for relaxation purposes we headed for Ihla Grande, an island that has no roads, is 98% jungle and arguably Brazil’s most beautiful beach – Lopes Mendes. Day 2 on the island, after another heavy night (one where the hostel ...

Brazilian beaches, Angra Dos Reis, Brazil travel blog

Brazilian beaches

A travel blog entry by pamericas

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We will post trip information here as soon as it starts. For 2010, we will continue planning the project and look for Sponsors that are willing to invest and support the Project. All indications in that regard is highly appreciated. ...

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Brazil, Ilha Grande: ("Big Island")

A travel blog entry by ninaholidays

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Thu 9.10.08: Brazil, Ilha Grande: ("Big Island") PERSONAL: A 5hr trip combining of bus and ferry to Ilha Grande (all along hoping the rain would ease up!). The sea ride was rough but once we land in Ilha Grande, we were rewarded with no rain (still ...

Ihla Grande, Angra Dos Reis, Brazil travel blog

Ihla Grande

A travel blog entry by benandsabine

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Dream island with no ...

Ihla Grande- Treasure Island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ihla Grande- Treasure Island

A travel blog entry by roopa_anish

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... the scenes. We met with our friends Ellie and Steve (doing a similar travel!) and they had discovered Olatnativa Green and 'mamma brazil' or Christina the proprietor. We instantly fell in love with the island, our hostel and mamma. Our laundry came back ...

Paraty, Emerald Coast, Ihla de Itercucura, Brazil travel blog

Paraty, Emerald Coast

A travel blog entry by worldtwowrights

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We left Hotel Portinari early on Wednesday morning taking public bus to the main bus terminal 1.5hrs to the north of Copacabana. Two hours west we arrived in Itercuraca on the Emerald Coast with a recommendation of the "Hotel Pierre" from the Portinari ...

Waiting part 1, Angra Dos Reis, Brazil travel blog

Waiting part 1

A travel blog entry by derv

The first stop on our journey from hell from Ihla Grande to Puerto Iguacu!! We got the ferry over to Angra from the island (90 mins) and when we were getting off we met a lovely Australian couple who were to become our travelling companions for ...

The stunning Angra dos Reis, Angra Dos Reis, Brazil travel blog

The stunning Angra dos Reis

A travel blog entry by marcelo.heather

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Our first stop after carnival was Angra dos Reis. Edson, after a short nap at the base of the satute of the Chirst and after being rudely awakened by me banging the car, decided to drive to Angra as the cost to stay in Rio just wasn't worth it. We were ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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... up and look out across the water and at the many islands dotted around.  Im starting to understand why people talk up Brazil - it really is amazing scenery. Finally we get to the port town and hang around for our boat.  Theres just enough ...

Lifes A Beach- Lopes Mendes, Angros Dos Reis, Brazil travel blog

Lifes A Beach- Lopes Mendes

A travel blog entry by nickjackets

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... in the last few weeks and according to the locals they were desperate for rain. It is much much dryer in the south of Brazil compared with up North..the home of the Amazon.A cloudy day suited me just fine. The Pousada serves a great breakfast and good ...

Thoughts On The Buffet, Angros Dos Reis, Brazil travel blog

Thoughts On The Buffet

A travel blog entry by nickjackets

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... some non-descript petrol station .We were than back on the move and within an hour we pulled into the port town of Angra Dos Reis,who's only function seems to be to service the incoming tourists for the ferry trip across to the islands.The ferry trip is ...

Hell Hath No Fury, Angra Dos Reis, Brazil travel blog

Hell Hath No Fury

A travel blog entry by dgrant

Walking through a pouring down rain storm to a ...

Ilha Grande - Une petite le paradisiaque, Vila do Abro, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande - Une petite le paradisiaque

A travel blog entry by coleauxv

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Aprs 2 heures de bus et 1h30 de ferry, j'arrive sur l'Ilha Grande. Cet le me rappelle les petits coins de paradis qu'on peut trouver dans le sud de la Thailande o l'on peut faire des tours en bateau, de la plonge, des excursions dans la lle ...

Ilha Grande, Abraao, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by john_and_anna

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... the Costa Verde south of Rio. The bus from Rio took three hours and took us through more beautiful Atlantic rainforest to Angra dos Reis, the mainland town from which boats take tourists to the island. Abraao, the only town on the island is a tiny ...

Rain, Rain, Go Away, Abraao, Brazil travel blog

Rain, Rain, Go Away

A travel blog entry by dgrant

... of the little shops offer nice merchandise. And not all of it is chinzy. Laura and Deb spent hours shopping for jewelry, which in Brazil is a very good buy. I also looked around, wondered how cool I would look in a shark's tooth necklace. But I knew in ...

Some much needed chill time on Ilha Grande, Abraao, Brazil travel blog

Some much needed chill time on Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by clarasudamerica

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I was expecting the worst in terms of weather based on Sam's experiences, but I ended up having four perfectly sunny days to explore and enjoy some of the island's many gorgeous ...

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