Travel Blogs from Campo Grande, Brazil

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Capybara stampede my arse., Pantanal (Campo Grande), Brazil travel blog

Capybara stampede my arse.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... place on the continent to view wildlife. At least it got the highest density. My Norwegian friend, Alf Kĺre, and I flew to Campo Grande (one of the three gateway cities to the Pantanal) from Rio, and we are getting pretty excited about what the tour ...

Gateway to the Pantanal, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

Gateway to the Pantanal

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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We arrived early in Campo Grande, the gateway to the Pantanal (well one of them anyway!). As we left the bus we were accosted by the local tour agents trying to sell the benefits of their particular tour. We dutifully took the brochures and found ...

The Brazillian Pantanal, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

The Brazillian Pantanal

A travel blog entry by brendanlarkin

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We spent the last four days on the pantanal which is a flooded region of grassland in the Amazon basin. The pantanal is a land where domesticated and wild animals live side by side but a place where man can control them all if he keeps his wits about ...

Recovering in Campo Grande, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

Recovering in Campo Grande

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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Hi all, There really isn't much to say or do in Campo Grande. It is just a large city used as a transport hub to reach the rest of Brazil and the Pantanal Tours. As Thomas was ill we spent two days at the hostel only emerging for food and the pharmacy so ...

A Glitch In Plans, Then Roughing It - Pantanal., Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

A Glitch In Plans, Then Roughing It - Pantanal.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... it would be 3 flights, waiting in between time, and arriving around midnight. So we found ourselves at the Hostel Campo Grande on Saturday night which was more comfortable than the previously planned overnight locals bus and with a lovely ...

Into the Pantanal, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

Into the Pantanal

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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The overnight journey to Campo Grande was pretty uneventful apart from to say that you pay more in Brazil and don't get quite as much for your money as we did in Argentina!!! And no bingo in sight! Boooooo! The other thing to mention was the thunder storm ...

Things that cross the road, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

Things that cross the road

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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After our failed search for a Pantanal tour in Cuiaba, we arrived in Campo Grande where everything fell quite smoothly into place.  Within a few minutes of getting off the bus, we had booked a tour in our price range and settled in for a free night ...

Lost in Translation in Sao Paolo, Sao Paolo, Brazil travel blog

Lost in Translation in Sao Paolo

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... to other Latin American countries, simple and relaxed. There is a mix culture of blacks, natives and European descendents here in Brazil which makes its people unique. I found myself on many occasions just stared at them trying to observe their facial ...

Back to Campo Grande, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

Back to Campo Grande

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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We wandered to the bus station in Bonito and jumped on the next bus back to Campo Grande with a super friendly bus driver! Awwww! He spoke the few words of English that he knew and we chatted back in the mix of Spanish & Portuguese that we knew and all ...

Pantanal, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

Pantanal

A travel blog entry by kenthoi

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... the afternoon. It is located by the Aboral River close to Miranda and Paraguay Rivers. It is actually closer to corumbá than Campo Grande but logistically it makes little difference which city to travel from. The guides I had were a husband and wife ...

"Thanks, it was bloody awful!"

A travel blog entry by roopa_anish

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Campo Grande Only stopped through on the way to the Pantanal; nothing much going on in this town so we thought we would treat ourselves to a fancy Italian as suggested in the book. We had a lovely walk, and when we got there it looked promising, lovely ...

Campo Redondo - Marcelo's step-Family, Campo Redondo, Brazil travel blog

Campo Redondo - Marcelo's step-Family

A travel blog entry by marcelo.heather

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... in Campo Redondo. His half sister's step-grandmothers side. They are all very lovely. Their little town in the North East of Brazil is suffering from drought right now and hasn't had any rain for about 9 months. Even the most hardy plant are dying off. ...

Out of Africa, Poconé, Brazil travel blog

Out of Africa

A travel blog entry by matt81

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This is it; I went from hot and water water everywhere, to simply hot.  The Pantanal region of Brasil is a massive wetlands region in the southwest of the country.  This year, however, it was very dry so it was more like plains, although there ...

Kolikoo zivalc!!, Pantanal in Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

Kolikoo zivalc!!

A travel blog entry by tanja

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... je cakal se dnveni safari. Tokrat off-road. Premetavalo nas je sem in tja, ampak divje svinje vseeno nismo videli. Po (ne bom povedala,kaksnem) kosilu samo se pot v Campo Grande, kjer cakava,da bo ura 4 zjutraj, da se odpraviva na letalisce in proti ...

Entry and escape from the Pantanal, Poconé, Brazil travel blog

Entry and escape from the Pantanal

A travel blog entry by eugenecash

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... boy didn´t it live up to the name. Despite arriving in the "dry season" it began to rain (thanks to a freakish weather system over Brazil) as we drove deep into the northern regions of the park we were staying at. It didn´t let up the whole afternoon or ...

The Pantanal Reloaded, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

The Pantanal Reloaded

A travel blog entry by elmoshark

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... strange grin on its face. The Pantanal was exceptionally good for our tans, or so we thought at the time. But on returning to Campo Grande to embrace our first hot shower in four days we realised that our tan was not skin-deep - it was the Pantanal´s ...

swimming with Piranhas.. Pantanal, Brazil, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

swimming with Piranhas.. Pantanal, Brazil

A travel blog entry by mtrm

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... na minumu – super na pozorování zvěře plus možnost plavání s dravými piraněmi v řece:-) V Campo Grande jsme ještě ten den bukli čtyřdenní tůru do Pantanalu přes společnost, která ...

The Pantanal, The Pantanal, Bolivia travel blog

The Pantanal

A travel blog entry by caomlye

Hello! Well we just arrived in Bonito this afternoon and have a few days here. But we spent the last 3 days in the Pantanal which was amazing. The first day we got there in the late afternoon so we just got to hang out in camp(literally hang, we slept in ...

Ab nach Campo Grande, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ab nach Campo Grande

A travel blog entry by lybie

... . Ächz. 8:10 Uhr, ich warte immer noch auf den Flieger. Immerhin gerade Pao de Queso und Maracujasaft gefrühstückt. In Campo Grande angekommen treffe ich Ricarda, die Studentin aus Bonn, die mir in den nächsten Wochen assistieren wird. Sie ist schon ...

Reunido com os mosquitos no The Pantanal, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

Reunido com os mosquitos no The Pantanal

A travel blog entry by vickicooper

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... cities of Salvador, Rio and Sao Paulo I've forgotten what a novelty I am for the locals.  Either way I arrived in Campo Grande fairly well rested and headed for a hostel/tourist agency nearby.  After deciding against jumping straight onto a tour ...

Camping in the Pantanal, Campo Grande/The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Camping in the Pantanal

A travel blog entry by jronco

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... the fancy bus so its not so comfortable as the last overnight one. the bus stops many many times and i continue the confused "Campo Grande" question over and over, until finally thankfully i arrive around 9 am. so i am swarmed by travel agents when ...

Bonito and the Pantanal, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

Bonito and the Pantanal

A travel blog entry by sarahandluke

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... and the river very pristene. After Bonito we travelled on the the southern region of the pantanal (a large wetland bordering Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguauy). We originally wanted to visit the northern region of the Pantanal as it is supposed to be less ...

4 jours dans la pantanal en hamac...***, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

4 jours dans la pantanal en hamac...***

A travel blog entry by loelai

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Argh !!! Bouffees par les ...

Le Pantanal, a la recherche de l'anaconda!, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

Le Pantanal, a la recherche de l'anaconda!

A travel blog entry by benguigue

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super experience que ces 4j dans la jungle infestee de moustiques plus voraces les uns que les autres. Une centaine de piqures au total mais peu d'importance en comparaison du plaisir de s'endormir chaque nuit au son des singes hurleurs et autres ...

The Pantanal was awesome!, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

The Pantanal was awesome!

A travel blog entry by hamishandkatie

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... we went horseriding very early, but didn´t see a single wild animal! but it was good fun any way. Then we headed back to Campo Grande for our free night in the hostel included in our trip! A private room with a bathroom no less....luxury! Now we are ...

The Pantanal, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

The Pantanal

A travel blog entry by jambo-claude

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... America, it is roughly the size of France and is said to be the best place to see wildlife in South America. We left Iguazu for Campo Grande, which took us 16 hrs. As soon as we stepped out of the bus we were mobbed by agents trying to sell us tours. As ...

A la recherche de l'Arara Azul !, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

A la recherche de l'Arara Azul !

A travel blog entry by charlyvaness

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... (allez chercher sur une carte, vite !!) se trouve la pousada Eco-touristique Caiman. Cette pousada est située sur une grande exploitation d'élevage (une "Fazenda") de 530 km˛, comptant 4000 betes. Le propriétaire est un riche brésilien, qui a ...

I am no Gobshite, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

I am no Gobshite

A travel blog entry by sunnysean

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... him. As it turned out he was a nice bloke with a wife (10 years younger than him)and two kids. On the Sunday I was in Campo Grande he invited me to his house for lunch and to talk.Judging by the house and the swimming pool he was definitely no gobshite ...

Wild in the Jungle!, Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

Wild in the Jungle!

A travel blog entry by julesandjosh

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... to offer for the money plus as we had missed the daily transfer they were happy to include a night of accommodation at their hostel in Campo Grande. I think in the end we paid 280 R for 4 days including all transfers, accommodation in a 6 bed dorm with a ...

Das Pantanal., Campo Grande, Brazil travel blog

Das Pantanal.

A travel blog entry by smellymelly100

... eine Flaeche von 230.000 Quadratmetern und ist einfach nur traumhaft-Natur pur! Gebucht haben wir eine 4 tages-Tour von Campo Grande, was nicht sehr preiswert war. Aber Brasilien gehoert generell zu den etwas teureren Laendern Suedamerikas. Von einem ...

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