Travel Blogs from Fortaleza, Brazil

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Not Sure About Cruising??, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Not Sure About Cruising??

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... of our travel logistics any time soon. We made a couple of Brazilian coastal stops (Buzios and Salvador) before arriving in Fortaleza. Since we would have to stop eating in order to disembark we minimized our shore time and really struggled to find ...

WIll our bums ever forgive us?, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

WIll our bums ever forgive us?

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Today up early again for our 7.30 bus to Fortaleza. First off were in a plastic seated bus along the beach and dunes down the coast via Prea (a lovely fishing village with nice beach). It was quite bumpy and on several occasions we jumped at least a ...

The Amazon, Manu, Peru travel blog

The Amazon

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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From Cusco, we changed our environment and booked a trip to the Manu Reserve in the Primary Rain Forest of the Amazon jungle. Primary meaning it had never been cleared, logged or drilled for oil and reserve meaning it was protected.    This ...

DON´T BE A FORTALEZA PLAYBOY, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

DON´T BE A FORTALEZA PLAYBOY

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... he would probably forget about writing, go find a cool place, and lay down. Sounds good to this playboy! Ciao, Fortaleza friends! Yeah. Modern Oddyseus (not a playboy, I swear!) Much thanks to JoAnna´s mom, JoAnna, and Emilio; ...

Comedy - lost in translation, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Comedy - lost in translation

A travel blog entry by camille

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... there is nothing like the discomfit of being the only person not laughing - especially when you are front and centre. I arrived in Fortaleza and instantly liked the city, although this is not the opinion of others that I have since spoken to. When I ...

GRADUATION IN BRAZIL, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil travel blog

GRADUATION IN BRAZIL

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... everyone walking across the stage. There's no need to worry, though; I had a party of my own to go to. My Fortaleza "Despedidia," or going-away party, was the other night, attended by a group of my and Luciana's friends: Short-haired ...

Fortaleza, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Fortaleza

A travel blog entry by lelaulau

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A cidade mais grande perta era Fortaleza, um destino imprescindivel em o meu viagem. Ja planei de ir la e tinha marcado um encontro com uma moça de Hospitality Club: Daniele. Ela me recibio legal, a seu familia tambem ! Descansei do meu viagem em esta ...

finally hit ocean!, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

finally hit ocean!

A travel blog entry by jpsadventures

... this guy i met who was heading directly to fortaleza, and assured me that we would arrive here in 3 hours. 9 hours later i arrived to fortaleza. his car broke down near this small town, and we had to wait til they fixed it and now im finally here with an ...

Brazilian beaches, Fortaleza, 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. Please contact us by ...

Learning to kiteboard in Jeri, Jericoacoara/Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Learning to kiteboard in Jeri

A travel blog entry by jronco

... in over the past week!) I also had a funny experience meeting these 2 Brazilian guys who are travelling the entire coast of Brazil by windsurfing. They started almost a year ago down on the border of Uruguay and think they will be finished in 2 more ...

WATER PARK FUN AND DUNE BUGGYING, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

WATER PARK FUN AND DUNE BUGGYING

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... plus side of this mistake was that we did not have to sit around Receife airport for four hours.  We arrived at Fortaleza and found a taxi large enough to accommodate our luggage.  All the taxi drivers say 'yes' but then spend twenty minutes ...

Dune Buggy!, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Dune Buggy!

A travel blog entry by kias

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... after an overnight bus ride. Now we are tired, slightly broken (especially my fat feet) and waiting for our plane tonight at 8 pm. Fortaleza seems past its prime, and its a little cloudy- but we will be moving along soon enough! Went to a contemporary art ...

Brazil´s North Coast, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Brazil´s North Coast

A travel blog entry by will.traveller

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The next morning I am talking with the same check in guy who says that to go to the beaches that are 20 km or more away that I should take the cab, not the bus. There must be a presumption that since I don't speak Portuguese that I must be dumb. I also ...

Finally, I have reached Fortaleza just in time!, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Finally, I have reached Fortaleza just in time!

A travel blog entry by clarasudamerica

I arrived in Fortaleza, Brazil´s fifth largest city, around 1pm and went straight to my hostel on Iracema beach. I had heard that the town was not very attractive and a bit dangerous--it is famous for the beaches surrounding it, not the city itself--and ...

Fortaleza, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Fortaleza

A travel blog entry by kieranocal

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Beleza, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Beleza

A travel blog entry by jpsadventures

... a 2 day trip to these towns called Paracuru, and Taiba. they are both small beach/fishing towns about an hour or so from fortaleza. marcelo family owns a house in Paracuru so we went and stayed at this most incredible little house. as any other typical ...

Săo Luís-ból vissza Fortalezába, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Săo Luís-ból vissza Fortalezába

A travel blog entry by perec

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... 'lon. Még hajnalban is hallatszott a petárdák pukkanása. Délután repülőre ültünk, és "haza" repültünk Fortalez''ba. Este még beültünk vacsizni egy emeleti teraszon lévő étterembe a hotelünk melletti utcában, majd vissza a ...

Fortalezából haza, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Fortalezából haza

A travel blog entry by perec

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A day of rest, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

A day of rest

A travel blog entry by globetrippin

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After our 24hr bus ride, we finally arrived in Fortalezza. It is one of the favorite beach towns of Brazilians. We found a nice pousada (hotel) and finally could sleep in a real bed. Next day we walked along the beach, dipped our toes in the water, took ...

Day 220 - Jericoacoara to Fortaleza, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Day 220 - Jericoacoara to Fortaleza

A travel blog entry by al_fey

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... , the location and neither of us fancied wandering around in the dark with all our gear on looking for somewhere to stay. Fortaleza seems fairly safe, but sometimes you don't want to push your luck... After checking-in to the hostel we headed back ...

Day 216 - Cuiaba to Fortaleza, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Day 216 - Cuiaba to Fortaleza

A travel blog entry by al_fey

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... , so we ended up having had to buy one ticket to Brasilia with TAM and another separate ticket from Brasilia to Fortaleza with GO! We'd considered risking a much tighter one hour connection in Brasilia, but decided against it because Brazilian flights ...

Fortaleza, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Fortaleza

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

... like something out of a comedy sketch - the waiter just did not get it! We also took the opportunity of being in Fortaleza, which is a well-known centre of textile manufacturing to puchase ourt hammocks for our trip down the river Amazon, the cheapest we ...

classes, Ocean between brazil and puerto rico, Brazil travel blog

classes

A travel blog entry by jcarlso2

... After the lecture on gangs several of us decided to stay and watch City of God which is a movie (documentary?) on the gangs in Brazil. (our next port) It was an amazing movie and I highly recommend it. It does however contain a lot of graphic scenes and ...

Fortaleza, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Fortaleza

A travel blog entry by koutinka

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They should call it Shortaleza, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

They should call it Shortaleza

A travel blog entry by merkdog4

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... breakfast for the first time, go me.  Start my long walk to Centro which is where the city sprawled from.  Fortaleza is named after a fort, but they should rename it Shortaleza after all the midget-esq peeps around here.  I walk ...

Beach break, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Beach break

A travel blog entry by witek

I only stayed a night here, but I still managed to meet two really nice people in that short space of time. My chest still hurts and Rene, one of those people and a German doctor, thinks it might be a broken rib ...

Merker becomes lame on a Sat night, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Merker becomes lame on a Sat night

A travel blog entry by merkdog4

... even though it was only $1R.  He gave me 14 coins totaling $1.45, sweet.    I stand out pretty bad in Fortaleza.  I get stared at quite a bit walking along the beach as I would estimate 99% of the people here are Brazilians and ...

Fortaleza, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Fortaleza

A travel blog entry by will.traveller

With more time today, I look for a recommended nearby pousada. It seems to have been converted. I get approached by a guy who wants to show me some local ones. First one is a total dump but the second is fine. It is 35 reais. The night before I spent ...

fayes last stop, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

fayes last stop

A travel blog entry by seanandfaye

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Fortaleza was a big lively city. we booked into a hotel in the centre that was right on the beach. Since it was fayes last few days we went plush. we booked into the nicest hotel and had a really nice time there. right outside the hotel was the beach and ...

Yuck, get me out of here!, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Yuck, get me out of here!

A travel blog entry by icicle017

The little time we spent in Fortaleza consisted of a chase, a jail, and a robbery. This may be a wonderful city, but thats news to us. Therefore, in order not to unjustly critize a possibly lovely place, I will say no ...

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