Travel Blogs from Ilha Grande, Brazil

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A few days in Paradise..., Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

A few days in Paradise...

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... at least have the decency to look away while I threw up!) All this was definitely worth it though when we arrived. Ilha Grande is just a tropical paradise. Somehow saved from being ruined by tourism, it's covered with thick green jungled hills and ...

Ilha Grande., Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande.

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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... would do and by more we were dancing by huge soundsystems whilst men walked through the crowd with AK47s strapped to their backs! Ilha grande was about a 4 hour transfer from Rio and when we got there it was beautiful, a vehicle free island it with ...

Paradise Found, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Paradise Found

A travel blog entry by jodifer

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... registered but it seems to be the way things get done in Brazil. We have meet quite a lot of English people in Ilha Grande. James and Haley from Bristol these guys were really cute....James was funny when plastered and kept telling what an alright ...

Ilha Grande... back to paradise., Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande... back to paradise.

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... ! Even though the weather was second class (it rained on the third day when we were suppose to trek to the best beach in Brazil), we had a good time. On the second day, we spent a day on a booze boat cruising around the island and sipped caprinhas ...

IIha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

IIha Grande

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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... beautiful. Once we reached our port, we boarded a little boat for a 2 hour ride out into the ocean to reach Ilha Grande, Brazil. This tiny island has no cars, roads or large hotels. A single slooow internet cafe (here) some great seafood restaurants ...

Brazilian Paradise Found., Ilha grande , Brazil travel blog

Brazilian Paradise Found.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... leading up to our bed on a mezzanine. This cost us the princely sum of A$41 a night including a sumptuous breakfast. Our trip to Ilha Grande was however anything but relaxing. It was a bit like that show on TV "Race Around the World “. You know the ...

Rio de Janeiro - Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Rio de Janeiro - Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 327 - 329 - Rio - Ilha Grande Feeling the effects of what at imes has felt like a week long drunken binge in Rio, we opted to retreat a few hours south of the city to the tropical island of Ilha Grande. The clincher for me was when one of the guys ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... a its most pertinent! I may well be disappointed with my next day trip to Southend or Brighton! in addition to the stated reasons, Ilha Grande has taken a turn for the better due to other factors. Claire, an Irish girl we met in Rio (one of the few we ...

Finding a piece of heaven, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Finding a piece of heaven

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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Stunning, breathtaking, gorgeous, peaceful and remote, the only way to describe the beaches on the other side of this little island. I took an hour ferry around the island, docked, and continued with a 1/2 hour hike up and over a mountain to find the ...

WARNING - not suitable for reading in the office, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

WARNING - not suitable for reading in the office

A travel blog entry by rich_mcg

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... now. Marge and I have spent 5 extraordinary days on what could only be described as a tropical paradise. Gut wrenchingly beautiful, Ilha Grande is about 150km from Rio and is reached by a 2.5 hour bus ride and a 90 minute ...

Jungle2jungle, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Jungle2jungle

A travel blog entry by seanrobfred

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Having grown tired of the big city rat race, we decide to skip town and head to an island a little up the coast named Ilha Grande (or "Big Island"). Having heard it described as "one of the most beautiful national parks in brazil, a tropical paradise and, ...

Ilha Grande dzien 5, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande dzien 5

A travel blog entry by marcos1230

Dzisiaj ostatni dzien na Ilha Grande. Po sniadaniu, okolo poludnia poszlismy na plaze, niedaleko wioski i gralismy sobie w karty. Rafal sie troche opalal. Potem poszlismy cos zjesc. Ogolnie dzien byl ok, ale nie robilismy dzisiaj zbyt ...

ilha Grande en  Angra dos reis, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

ilha Grande en Angra dos reis

A travel blog entry by pauygus

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que tal bueno no hemos hecho entradas ultimamnete por que en ilha grande el internet era carisimo, por que era satelital. de foz nos tomamos un bus increible, nunca he viajado en un bus tan rico, filete, como do, harto espacio, impresionante. la cosa es ...

The Island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

The Island

A travel blog entry by here_lies_paul

... night which is going to be really hard.. Itīs been like having a little gang.. Right now Iīm in Ilha Grande, a beautiful island to the south west of Brazil. Itīs a massive contrast to the relatively hectic, dirty, scary Rio. Iīve been here since ...

Big Island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Big Island

A travel blog entry by garrykctravels

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... until the end of Rio, so I’ll let you know about our next destination and the proper start of the travelling – Ilha Grande. The literal translation is "Big Island", so the Brazilians are clearly an imaginative bunch!   13th Feb Our alarm ...

Ilha Grande (island), Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande (island)

A travel blog entry by matanshapira

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We've spent 4 full days in the island Ilha Grande.This island is a one big jungle with a well developed set of trails for independent hiking to the beaches. The only cars on this island belongs to the emergency services and everything is done by foot or ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by james511

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coming ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by guyandcalum

We left Rio for Ilha Grande yesterday, it is just a couple of hours south and then a boat ride from the port. Its an island with no roads, just beaches and a few hostels and restaurants, fishing boats and paths between beaches. It is beautiful, looks to ...

Ilha Grande...Island Getaway, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande...Island Getaway

A travel blog entry by willandliz

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Ilha Grange is an island off the coast of Brazil, apparently about 3hrs south of Rio. We were able to get a transfer with the hostel we were staying at (Aqua Rio) that took us there. What we didn`t realize was that by using the transfer we were taking our ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by stu1

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... to pull ourselves away from the attraction of Rio and make our first move down south. First stop Ilha Grande a small island off the coast of Brazil south of Rio. The island was very Caribbean like with its stunning beaches and minimal facilities (a ...

Tropical Paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Tropical Paradise

A travel blog entry by dan_on_the_move

After the hussle and lack of sleep of Rio, i retired to a tropical paradise island abt 200 ks south west off the coast of Brazil for some R & ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by benguigue

... pour ne pas gacher mes vacances en engueulant tous les serveurs... Surout que ca n'aurait rien change. Un conseil donc, allez a Ilha Grande mais soyez super zen sinon gare aux pertes de cheveux! Les meilleurs moments passent toujours trop vite, donc la ...

Beach, Beaches and More Beaches, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Beach, Beaches and More Beaches

A travel blog entry by amitevron

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... , a journalist from Bariloche, whom I met in Rio a few weeks ago. The next day, we caught the early ferry to nearby Ilha Grande (Big Island). This island has more than 100 beaches, almost all of which are accessible by well marked trails. But since we ...

Yesterday, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Yesterday

A travel blog entry by lizsgear

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... to the hostel and coming across stray puppies, hopping over streams, wading through river and climbing over obstacles. I really hope Brazil doesnīt become too much of a tourist destination oneday. It has the mystery factor to it right now. To those who ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by fabi_marco

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... Tag 1 Nach einer kalten Busfahrt und einer nassen und sagen wir mal turbulenten Bootsfahrt sind wir endlich in Ilha Grande angekommen. Herrliche Straende, idyllische Strandbars und traumhafte Sonnenuntergaenge, das mag es hier alles geben, leider ertrinkt ...

Ilha Grande - sunny weather at last, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande - sunny weather at last

A travel blog entry by lostalready

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... realise he is just a friendly local who isn't trying to sell us anything - we are in ultra friendly Brazil after all! Ilha Grande is Brazil's third largest island - and a very popular tourist destination. The beaches are well populated by tourists of all ...

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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... 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 pleasant feeling of clam, emanating in the atmosphere. I feel at ...

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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Sunday 14th August The boat took only an hour and half to arrive....and we docked on to the island of Ilha Grande. We weren't far from Rio de Janeiro either.....this is where we would be heading in a few days time for our last stop before home. This large ...

Ilha Catarina, Ilha Catarina, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Catarina

A travel blog entry by darrenlotta

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Itīs a hard life, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Itīs a hard life

A travel blog entry by mcgoniglejp

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Arrived in Ilha Grande late afternoon and first impressions are great. The hotel weīre staying in is class - we each have self contained cabins.  We didnīt have much time before heading out to dinner.  The place we went to was ...

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