Travel Blogs from Florianopolis, Brazil

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Guaraná Heaven., Florianópolis, Brazil travel blog

Guaraná Heaven.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... fish dishes, marinated turtle (kidding), dolphin fillet (ehh, kidding again). I'll miss the big fat juicy steaks, the rodizio in Brazil, the tenedor libre in Agentina, parilla/asado, aji de gallina, pique macho, gallo pinto (...well, maybe not that much), ...

Life's a beach in Ilha de Santa Caterina, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Life's a beach in Ilha de Santa Caterina

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... (yet!). The beach is beautiful but as you can see from the pictures the weather was not great. Unfortunately we only stayed in Florianopolis for a few days but you could easily spend a week or so here just visiting the stunning beaches all over Ilha de ...

Punta del Diablo to Florianopolis - Day 38, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Punta del Diablo to Florianopolis - Day 38

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... take me 4 days to reach the biggest party on the planet, depending on bus availability. Tonight I travel to Florianopolis, a beach resort in southern Brazil, it's a 15 hour journey from the Uruguay border town of Chuy. Then I hope to catch another bus ...

Life's a whole lot of beaches!, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Life's a whole lot of beaches!

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... in Brazil, apart from the quick day trip to the enchanting Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls, was the island paradise of Florianopolis. Brazil, being the largest country in South America and almost taking up a third of the continents land mass meant that ...

Surfing at Santa Caterina, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Surfing at Santa Caterina

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... the docks.. had a nice afternoon in the sunshine but not a great deal to see so we caught a late afternoon bus on to Florianopolis. The city of Flopanopanopolis is half on the mainland and half on Ilha Santa Caterina, joined by a causeway. After a night ...

City of Sun, Surf and Samba., Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

City of Sun, Surf and Samba.

A travel blog entry by jodifer

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... which is the capital of Isla Santa Catarina ( an island approx 50km long and and an average of 10km wide). Florianopolis straddles the Island and the mainland and is connected by two impressive Brooklyn type bridges. First impressions are favourable as ...

Christmas in Florianopolis....with the rain !, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Christmas in Florianopolis....with the rain !

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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... in them tripping up and taking off a chunk of the top of his toe.  I think they felt out of place seeing they were in Brazil as everyone wears Havaianas haha - so flip flops in the bin he had to put on his trainers which did nothing for his sore toe ...

Florianoplis and Ilha Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Florianoplis and Ilha Santa Catarina

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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... the child-like snigger on the girl sat before me. We had tickets, but in my online haste I'd booked two tickets for Florianopolis to São Paulo... "You dick", I muttered to myself hoping no-one would hear. Tash was leaning in asking what the hold up ...

Welcome to Brazil... Time for beach & sun, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Welcome to Brazil... Time for beach & sun

A travel blog entry by jonnyandjanette

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We get an overnight bus to Florianopolis which is the main city on the Island of Santa Catarina. We go straight through it to our hostel called Barra Beach Club and is overlooking a little beach and next to small fishing port called Barra de Lagoa.  ...

some days on the beach and *.tsch, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

some days on the beach and *.tsch

A travel blog entry by tempesh

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After 36 hours of ferry and busrides we arrived in Florionapolis in Brazil (about 6 hours from Sao Paolo/ 12 hours from Rio de Janero). We got a glimps on Paraguay which has a nice countryside but the capital Montevideo wasn´t our taste. Maybee we were ...

Beaches, Scooters and RAIN..., Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Beaches, Scooters and RAIN...

A travel blog entry by benanna

We had the most amazing bus ever from Rio to Florianopolis - big comfy seats, good temperature, no yuk smells and snacks provided for the 12 hour trip! A HUGE difference to Peru thank god. The island was beautiful, but unfortunately we had brought ...

Campeche Island and Samba-rock, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Campeche Island and Samba-rock

A travel blog entry by danasv

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The boat to Campeche Island left from Barra da Lagoa (R45) at 10am. The boat ride out to the island cruised past Galheta, Praia Mole and Joaquina beaches. The weather wasn't the best - overcast and generally grey. We were given fruit and water along the ...

some pics up..., Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

some pics up...

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife

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well John posted some pics on another site...  here´s the link http://picasaweb.google.com/john.whyte It´s not the best as I can´t write anything with it, but at least you can see a few pics until we figure something else ...

The search is over, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

The search is over

A travel blog entry by diandkevworld

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Having heard lots of good things about Ilha Santa Catarina and the city of Floronopolis we decided to take our time and explore the island properly. We started in the North at Praia do Ingleses and stayed at the very comfortable and welcoming Pousada ...

Florianopolis, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Florianopolis

A travel blog entry by gretsworld

What a great beach town - love Florianopolis - lots of surfing and drinking and driving (not at the same time) Mozembique Beach Surfing Ovfernight bus to Foz ...

Florianopolis, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Florianopolis

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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... place has packed out. We dance around for a while and then Matty & Alberto head off leaving me with the girls.  The Florianopolis region apparently has about 4 women to every man and this bar seems to be on par with that - good fun.  It ...

Waterfalls, Beaches and Prawns, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Waterfalls, Beaches and Prawns

A travel blog entry by danasv

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On Friday Marina had given me a choice - to visit the more populated, warmer water beaches of the north, or the quieter, more rugged beaches of the south. I´ve always loved beaches where there are less people, so we chose to head south. First stop ...

Leaving Florianopolis and the night bus, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Leaving Florianopolis and the night bus

A travel blog entry by danasv

... centre of Florianopolis city to go shopping before my bus trip. We visited the markets and walked past many seafood stalls (apparently Florianopolis is the place for prawns) before going in look of some Havaianas (jandals) to replace my old slippery ones. ...

It´s Carnaval time!!!, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

It´s Carnaval time!!!

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife

Well it is finally time to move on.  We´ve had a wonderful 2 weeks here in Florianopolis just hanging out and chilling at the beach, walking along the water, and chatting.  But tomorrow night we are catching a 9pm bus that takes us to São ...

One Two Three Maccacu!, Somewhere between Florianopolis and Porto Allegre, Brazil travel blog

One Two Three Maccacu!

A travel blog entry by mikeymouse

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Our next activities were Paragliding and White water rafting, along with some canopying while we waited around between them. Canopying (for those that don't know what it is, like us when we agreed to do it) is messing about between trees. You put on a ...

Florianopolis, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Florianopolis

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

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The night bus to Florianopolis was a worse experience than all the buses we took in Argentina, becuase the buses here are generally more expensive than there, we cannot afford to go the equivalent of cama, or leite as it is called here, so we have to ...

Jurere International and Daniela, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Jurere International and Daniela

A travel blog entry by danasv

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... icecreams and sat on the rocks to eat them. We visited Morro da Cruz on the way home; a lookout over the city of Florianopolis. Dinner was at 'Senhor Nachos' with Marina and her brother Diego. The restaurant looked out over the lagoon and had cheap ...

Florianopolis, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Florianopolis

A travel blog entry by mikeymouse

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The plan after Florianopolis was to meet up with our guide (Danielo) who would take us out to see some of the sites of Brazil that most tourists never see. Looking back it really worked well (yeah, î'm writing this at the end of our week with Dany in ...

Florianopolis and Paraty, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Florianopolis and Paraty

A travel blog entry by monkeybusiness

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... our last ten days in Brazil, instead of trekking all the way north to the countryside. We headed south to a place called Florianopolis which is a small town, with an excellent name, on the edge of Santa Catalana island. Santa Catalana island is gorgeous. ...

A wet n wild time at the mighty Iguazu Falls!, Florianopolis and Iguazu Falls, Brazil travel blog

A wet n wild time at the mighty Iguazu Falls!

A travel blog entry by claudiaandfin

So from Rio we headed south to Florianopolis which is a small city situated half on the mainland and half on a beautiful island called Ilha de Santa Catarina. The island side has a relaxed feel with cobbled pedestrian streets, a lovely lagoon and a few ...

Morning routine, unlike that of the army, Armação, Brazil travel blog

Morning routine, unlike that of the army

A travel blog entry by kiwi_surfer

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I sat there, listening to the sweet melody of the waves serenading me a romantic like tune. The sun raised Gracefully, spreading it´s intense orange light across the once dark sea. It´majestic rays sending a uplifting energy through my body. As if it ...

Brazilian beaches in the south region, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Brazilian beaches in the south region

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. Please contact us by ...

Florianopolis, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Florianopolis

A travel blog entry by danaandtom

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... for the ride!) and this way, you will not be affected by the strikes. All in all, it was a good place to start Brazil with, since people keep telling us how dangerous it is in Brazil. In Florianopolis, it didn´t seem scary at all. Next stop, ...

Are we in Brazil or Germany...?, Florianópolis, Brazil travel blog

Are we in Brazil or Germany...?

A travel blog entry by ivoandannemieke

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... mention that the entire time there was schlagermusic on...! We took another bus for 5 hours this time to Florianopolis. This is a city in the South of Brazil on an Island called Santa Catherina. It has a subtropical climate, but of course when we are ...

Lagoons and Beaches, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Lagoons and Beaches

A travel blog entry by peskymonkey

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Rio had been a constant party and we were all quite exhausted and looking forward to chilling out a bit... Florianopolis was a very popular place in Brazil and was visited by many brazilians each year who wished to escape the fast pace of Rio and Sau ...

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