Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Beauty and the Beach, Rio de Janiero, Brazil travel blog

Beauty and the Beach

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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Rio de Janiero.. city of the Beautiful people, we felt like we fitted right in (especially with our white bodies and lack of plastic surgery!). Mandy bought herself a new ultra-skimpy bikini so she could wear the same as all the other girls on the ...

marvelous, Rio, Brazil travel blog

marvelous

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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Rio de Janeiro, Portuguese for river of January and nicknamed the marvelous city. Just like most city's there are some very beautiful areas with golden sandy beaches, sights, activities, shops and restaurants. One morning we took a taxi ...

24 hour bus journey to Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

24 hour bus journey to Rio

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... report as we are on a bus for 24 hours. After checking out at 11am, we went straight to the bus station to get our bus to Rio. We were surprised to find that we were on a 'cama' bus even though our tickets said 'semi-cama' - excellent. This makes the ...

Relaxed, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Relaxed

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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Are you after a place to relax and basically do nothing? Well then Paraty (pronounced Par-ach-ie) down the coast from Rio is the place. We arrived a few days ago and found a place to stay at a bed and breakfast. As it's low tourist season the place is ...

Sun and sand and beautiful and lovely...., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Sun and sand and beautiful and lovely....

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... the real world, back to a home, friends and family. A few minutes into the flight I peered out the window looking back as Brazil was fading into the horizon and saw the most beautiful sunset of the entire trip. The entire sky had turned a crimson red as ...

Rio Carnival: Rainy and Raunchy !, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio Carnival: Rainy and Raunchy !

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... until Patty translated the words on it: "Get dressed, wear a condom. Department of Health. Later we ventured into Rio's quaintest neighborhoods - cobbled streets, aging houses and a real old charm. We bumped into an exuberant street party. Set under ...

Sizzling Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Sizzling Brazil

A travel blog entry by crystalwaitekus

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... ;  That was until I remembered Anna, a sweet architect that I met in Greece seven months ago.  She lives in Rio de Janeiro and upon receiving my email asking to meet for coffee, she immediately responded and invited me to stay in her home.  ...

Salvador to Rio de Janeiro by Bus - Day 56, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Salvador to Rio de Janeiro by Bus - Day 56

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... into an American guy at the bus station I met in Cachoeira a couple of days ago, he was travelling on the same bus as me to Rio, freaky!! Nothing more to report today, sat on the bus once again for hours on end. At least on this journey I have someone to ...

All day beach fun! - With fantastic waves!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

All day beach fun! - With fantastic waves!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... ! In the late afternoon we took a walk along the whole of Ipanema & Leblon beaches. This is definitely the nicest area of Rio. This evening we ordered pizza for take-away and contemplated the fact that we only have 4 more days before we go home!! ...

Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... is backed with steep jungle covered mountains and the coast line is breathtaking coves and shallow warm waters. We left cloudy Rio and arrived in this sunshine filled Paradise. We found a reasonable-ish hotel (this is peak season in a prime ...

Paraty, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Paraty

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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...  myself and Michaels latest night out yet - wuhhoo - zzzz. Today we took a boat trip organised by the Hostel. Casa do Rio Hostel backs onto the river so, we just rolled out of bed, had breakfast and rolled onto the boat out ...

We are in Rio Baby!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

We are in Rio Baby!

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... Beach. We weren't too impressed having to work out where we were then walking with all our stuff through the unsafe streets of Rio to the nearest Metro station at around 11PM at night. Five stations back we got off at Catete and found a cheap hotel for ...

More Rio, Rio de Janiero, Brazil travel blog

More Rio

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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Just had to show you more pictures of this fascinating ...

Drug lords, fireworks, machine guns and kids...., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Drug lords, fireworks, machine guns and kids....

A travel blog entry by travellingtans

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... a blog. Enough housekeeping, onto the interesting stuff. So last we left it, we finished in Miami and were heading to Rio de Janeiro. We spent the first few days in Rio staying at the JW Marriott Hotel on Copacabana beach. Time was mostly spent catching ...

We're in Rio!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

We're in Rio!

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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... (well, a lot really we slept from 2.30pm Saturday until 9.30am today), we`re ready to hit the streets of Rio de Janeiro. Before our long sleep yesterday we strolled along Copacabana beach - how beautiful! The statue of Cristo Redentor (Christ The ...

Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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Ahhhhh, Ilha Grande. A Brazilian Tropical Paradise. It rained the night we arrived. Our hostel was up a bit from the main village in the trees. We were staying in a hut. Bedroom to the front and showeroom to the back. Lots ...

The Drug Wars of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

The Drug Wars of Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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 Hi all, Being in Brazil, has meant that Rio de Janeiro is a must see and we have been looking forward to for a while….just to see what all the fuss is about to be honest. At the time we thought it was just another city but Rio is the most ...

Dress shopping and Chopp!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Dress shopping and Chopp!

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... in need of a little rejuvenation, a new dress was purchased and the retail therapy is to be continued in Buenas Aires! All in all Rio is a really nice city although all the reports of crime put you slightly ill at ease. You just need to be on your ...

More beach time and a night out with Neil & Louise, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

More beach time and a night out with Neil & Louise

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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Oh, life's a beach isn't it! I love it on Ipanema beach. We spent another 4 hours there today and it was great. Also noticed there were a few more classy beach babes around today as well. Obviously I wasn't interested but I was keeping an eye on things ...

Copacabana Caipirinhas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Copacabana Caipirinhas

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... aren't city people. What good fortune it is that we changed our plans....we will now have 10 full days here. Rio de Janeiro. Population approximately 7 million. The second largest city in Brazil. The 26th largest in the world. The most visited city in ...

Our final destination; Rio De Janeiro!!!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Our final destination; Rio De Janeiro!!!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... sit down and drink beer in one of the many beach bars. Here we watched a few games from the confederations cup held in Brazil, so the bars were full of Mexicans going crazy. Of course it wouldn't be complete without being bombarded every second by people ...

It's teeny weeny time again ..., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

It's teeny weeny time again ...

A travel blog entry by helene

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... in one of Rio's infamous favelas? Well, someone should make a film called 'City of ... God, did you see that bloke??'. Rio de Janeiro is the only place where an elderly man can amble up the centre of Ipanema in the midday heat dressed solely in his ...

Walk around Central Rio, Rio, Brazil travel blog

Walk around Central Rio

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... ). Cheap and refreshing! In the evening, I went back to my club where I met Roger and friend. His friend is from northern Brazil, and like most locals here, no English. Roger was great value though and Im sure to meet up with him again. ...

Beach by day, dancing by night, Rio, Brazil travel blog

Beach by day, dancing by night

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... food served to me whilst sunbathing. Great stuff. In the evening, I went to Cine Ideal... one of the biggest downtown nightclubs in Rio. It was frequented by locals as well... noone that I met spoke English. But it was worth waiting the hour or so ...

New itinerary, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

New itinerary

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... 2006 Nasca 28/9/2006 Lima 30/9/2006 Trujillo 2/10/2006 Chiclayo 4/10/2006 Travel to Cuenca - ECUADOR 5/10/2006 Cuenca 7/10/2006 Banos + Rio Bamba 10/10/2006 Quito + Galapagos (if we can afford it!) 21/10/2006 Santiago (flight to Chile) 22/10/2006 ...

Barra Shopping, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Barra Shopping

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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An update to let everyone know that Im still alive and surviving Rio. Between you and me, I think a month in this city is going to be a bit long (damn those inflexible tours with GAP... in hindsight, I should of stayed in Buenos Aires longer as ...

Final Month on the Road, Rio, Brazil travel blog

Final Month on the Road

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... more than once at some of the poor sleeping on the streets. It is like I'm in an African country with such extreme poverty. Brazil is becoming one of the powerhouses of the industrial world... and has a significant job ahead of it if it is to ensure ...

Flashback Night, Rio, Brazil travel blog

Flashback Night

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... . Im kind of glad Ive got home lurking just around the corner... Im ready for it now and makes having my own extended space here in Rio bearable. Also glad I have a hostel in Melbourne! To think that Im hanging out for another hostel is ...

Day at the Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Day at the Maracana Stadium

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... that would be here. Then we arrived at the Maracana. This stadium once held over 200,000 people for the 1950 World Cup final (which Brazil lost to Uruguay), but today it is now just an 86,000 all seater stadium. We got into the stadium about 90 minutes ...

Living it up in Ipanema, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Living it up in Ipanema

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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From what Ive seen of Ipanema and Copocabana so far, Rio has got to top the list of being the most beautiful city Ive been to. Walking along the entire length of Ipanema Beach yesterday had me in awe. The beach oozes with life (the fitness side of ...

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