Travel Blogs from Ilha Grande, Brazil

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Living Like a Caveman, Igatu, Brazil travel blog

Living Like a Caveman

A travel blog entry by hudsondino

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Coming ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

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... another 2 hours till we reached the port town of Angra Dos Reis, where we would get the ferry out across to the island of Ilha Grande (Big Island). As we arrived, surprise surprise it was still raining, we started the mad dash to take out money from the ...

A Touch of Paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

A Touch of Paradise

A travel blog entry by mikeymouse

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... -part swimsuits or even long swim shorts. Even old men and fat women insist on following the trend. Anyway, day 3 and we“re on Ilha Grande. Its a three hour bus ride and 1.5 hour boat trip from Rio. The island its self is amazing. You“ll have to wait ...

Paradise! Ilha Grande 9/9/13-12/9/13 days 8-11, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Paradise! Ilha Grande 9/9/13-12/9/13 days 8-11

A travel blog entry by vikkiandchris

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... water was pretty cold but it was nice and refreshing after the hike. The walk back was much easier with the majority being downhill. Ilha Grande has been a great place to relax and top up our tans. We also made great friends here who we plan to keep in ...

You're not made of sugar!, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

You're not made of sugar!

A travel blog entry by meganfisher

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... to "The big island". I arrived to the boat dock in the rain. The weather cleared a bit for the boat ride over to Ilha Grande and for most of the evening, it was just overcast. The boat ride was in a pirate ship type boat that was driven by ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by samandalex

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... at Angra dos Reis where we caught the ferry over to Ilha Grande which was to be our next stop.  Ilha Grande is an island off the coast of Brazil, with very pretty beaches and is mainly a holiday destination for Brazilians as well as the odd Gringo ...

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 wasn“t 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 ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by david_irina

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... , so we succeeded getting there in the  last minute. - Just some info about the Grande Island: 99% of it's territory are mountains covered by rain forrest. The coast is cut to multiple bays of various size, and ...

Travel to Ilia Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Travel to Ilia Grande

A travel blog entry by lpringle

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Today we travelled to Ilia Grande, and Island South of Rio, the two hour bus ride to the port was longer than expected, when two hours into the journey we drove back through Lapa to finish off the hostel pick ups! When we got to the port it was an hour ...

Lopez Mendez Hike and All You Can Eat BBQ, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Lopez Mendez Hike and All You Can Eat BBQ

A travel blog entry by lpringle

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Today we hiked from the main bay of Ilia Grande round to Lopez Mendez beach on the other side of the island. The hike took us about 3 hours and went via 3 other amazing beaches on the way, as well as high up through the jungle to some amazing viewpoints. ...

Ilia Grande Boat Trip, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilia Grande Boat Trip

A travel blog entry by lpringle

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Today we did a boat trip with Jeronimo Tours around the island. The day started off sunny and we headed to the Blue Lagoon to do some snorkelling. There were a few pretty fish but as the clouds came over the water got a bit merky so the boat headed on to ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by jennifer.boyes

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What used to be a pirate hideout, leper colony and prison, has 102 beaches and no roads?  Ilha Grande! Our first night, we arrived at our hostel Holandes (breakfast here was mainly cakes).  Packed a bag for the beach and raced back into ...

Waterfall hike, Hurricane Journey and Samba Club, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Waterfall hike, Hurricane Journey and Samba Club

A travel blog entry by lpringle

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Today the weather was still a bit grey so we went on a hike to a natural pool up in the jungle and then an hour and a half on to a waterfall. We stopped at the pool for a swim and then set off on the vertical hike to the waterfall (which was much longer ...

Paraty and Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Paraty and Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by samcohen1987

... had a haircut before we left on our last day there. It was about time to be honest.  We got a bus and a boat to Ilha Grande. It is a beautiful island about an hour or so from the mainland. It has dense vegetation all over the middle of the island ...

Heaven in Brazil, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Heaven in Brazil

A travel blog entry by alisoncuddy

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After a beautiful bus ride north along the coast, we took a ferry across to Ilha Grande Island.  There are no cars on the island and the beaches are beautiful.  After our arrival we went to one of the beaches close to our hotel, enjoyed a few ...

Boats Bites and Bobs, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Boats Bites and Bobs

A travel blog entry by nikstravel2010

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... Paraty hostel, called Bella who was a legend and working to extend her travels, what she thought of our upcoming hostel in Ilha Grande... she said, hesitantly, after much pressuring... "Well, it IS in the rainforest, so its quite cool compared to the ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by tdedora

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... went to Ilha Grande (big island).  I had spent all the time I could in Salvador as I found there wasn“t a ton to see.  Ilha Grande was unbelievable.  It is an island a few hours south of Rio that you take a boat to.  There are no cars ...

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 ...

Beautiful beaches, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Beautiful beaches

A travel blog entry by orlao0

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... to Angra do Reis, a 2 hour bus journey, this is a handy bus journey now. went to the dock in Angra for the ferry to ilha Grande, the main ferry goes once a day but there are lots of clowboys with small boats trying to entice you on, we were not falling ...

Ilha Grande - paradise island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande - paradise island

A travel blog entry by samandpriya

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... , many of them deserted and with clear waters.   Mile after mile of mountains with lush green Atlantic rainforest stretching all around.  Ilha Grande is only accessible by boat and there are no roads or cars on the island.  To get anywhere, you either ...

Brasil Brasil, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Brasil Brasil

A travel blog entry by lizsgear

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... with some Romanian girls we met yesterday morning. It“s still raining but it“s hot and humid. What I don“t like about Brazil: -Toilets are always a funny thing when travelling. In Brazil the toilets are not squats, but you can“t flush paper down the ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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... pizzeria. Afterwards, we walked around town and I enjoyed some dessert. Not too long thereafter, I fell asleep. Sunday April 3, 2005 Ilha Grande, Brasil In the morning we went shopping for meat, veggies, and drinks at the local market. We hired a ...

Big Island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Big Island

A travel blog entry by 12_months_off

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... forest sticking out of an emerald sea and fringed by some of the world's most beautiful beaches", that's the guidebook's introduction to Ilha Grande. Very promising I'd say, but when I arrive it is raining and I didn't bother to reserve a hostel ahead. ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by m_d

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10th April We left Rio de Janeiro today to go to Ilha Grande, this is a lovely tropical Island off the coast of Brazil. We arrange a transfer from the hostel in Rio to Ilha Grande which was due to pick us up at 9am, the bus didn“t arrive until 11.20am ...

yeahh, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

yeahh

A travel blog entry by tobi

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the last 4 days i've spent on Ilha Grande, a beautiful island 3hours south of RIO, it's such a relaxing place, very chill-out and laid-back, i've had a really good time, going to the beach during the day and drinking capirinas (brazilian drink made of ...

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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 ...

Ilha Grande and the Spirit Guides..., Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande and the Spirit Guides...

A travel blog entry by jimanddan

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... to move on. So we decide to partake on our first bit of travelling outside the comfort zones of Rio.... Ilha Grande, paradise Island, here we come!  SURE we could of naviagated the buses and caught the ferry to Ilhad ...

Ilha Grande dzien 4, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande dzien 4

A travel blog entry by marcos1230

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Dzisiaj po sniadaniu poszlismy na dosc dlugi szlak na najwieksza plaze na Ilha Grande- Lopes Mendez. Pogoda byla piekna. Droga wiodla przez las, ktory miejscami byl bardzo gesty i ciemny. Do Lopes Mendez bylo jakies  13 kilometrow w obie strony. ...

ilha grande, Ilha grande, Brazil travel blog

ilha grande

A travel blog entry by tanja

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Ilha grande, eden zadnjih paradizev na zemlji! Res, to je nepredstavljivo. Ko naju je trajekt pripeljal blizu, sva obnemela. Kot bi stopil na movie scene. Majhen, relativno nedotaknjen otok, kjer te vsak pozdravi, celo welcome to the island, sva slisala ...

At Sea, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

At Sea

A travel blog entry by jlabbe

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... after 8 hours and assured us we wouldn't have anymore days at sea like that. We sailed for a week all along the coast of Ilha Grande, a large island off the coast of Rio.  We anchored each day to snorkel, hike to waterfalls, or go to a small bar ...

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