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World’s biggest party & we lug heavy stuff, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

World’s biggest party & we lug heavy stuff

A travel blog entry by travellingtans

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... is called Carnaval. There are also plenty of events in the weeks preceding Carnaval which all add to the festivities. Each part of Brazil has different ways of celebrating Carnaval. In Rio, street parties are in abundance (at any time of the day) and the ...

Where the hell are we?, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Where the hell are we?

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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After about a couple of hours interupted sleep on the plane we finally landed in Foz de Iguacu, due to the thunderstorms and lateness of the flight it may have been 4:30am we were knackered and feeling very worn down but we still had the chance of a few ...

Down the Amazon River, Belém, Brazil travel blog

Down the Amazon River

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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Well one thing is for certain... I cannot speak Portuguese. I speak more like Span-guese or a Portug-ish combination of Spanish and Portuguese. The languages are similar but different enough that I can´t use it... yet. So for now, my travel buddy Boris ...

Crazy Room Mates, Favella Tours and H-Gliding, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Crazy Room Mates, Favella Tours and H-Gliding

A travel blog entry by catters

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More benders, late night unsactioned favella tours, the arrival of the most interesting room mate, hang gliding from the site where it all began and a massive Samba street party - busy days in Rio...     The 3rd of January spelt the end ...

Boat from Santarem to Manaus - Day 81-82, Itacoatiara, Brazil travel blog

Boat from Santarem to Manaus - Day 81-82

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... in the electricity from somewhere but i'm not sure where?   Another football game was shown tonight on the top deck, Brazil versus Equator in a World Cup qualifier. A guy with a rope was moving the satellite dish when the boat changed direction. ...

Showering in Iguassu Falls & plenty of nice pics, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Showering in Iguassu Falls & plenty of nice pics

A travel blog entry by travellingtans

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... to go with it. It just so happens that the Iguassu Falls are at the centre of three borders, the countries being Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina and there is a town called Ciudad del Este that is just over the border in Paraguay where duties don’t ...

São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil travel blog

São Paulo

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Alex: São Paulo is a big city and, reputedly, quite dangerous so we were keen to get the metro and get to our hostel before darkness and not walk around the city with our big backpack - the best laid plans and all. The usually trusty lonely ...

Jesus finally reveals himself, Curitiba, Brazil travel blog

Jesus finally reveals himself

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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I was climbing the walls ready to go at 7am, the Lady however was still not for rising but she finally got herself together by seven thirty and we were checked out of the hostel and our stuff locked up before 8am. We wandered down to the bus ...

Heart Of The Amazon, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Heart Of The Amazon

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... of the world rubber industry until a nefarious Brit smuggled a number of tree seeds out of the country and ended Brazil's monopoly. The highlights included the very noticeable meeting of the two feeder rivers (the dark Negro and the muddy Solimoes) ...

Leito Class, Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

Leito Class

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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We caught the early morning bus from Paraty to Sao Paulo arriving about 3PM. In Paraty we were told that we could then get an onwards bus to Campo Grande and arrive the following morning. What they didn't tell us was that we would have to find our way ...

Carnaval Baby!, Salvador, Brazil travel blog

Carnaval Baby!

A travel blog entry by shawnsmith

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... window. All in all, couldn´t think of a better way to wind down the trip. Having an insane time, and would love to write more but dammit, its Carnaval out there! Talk to you all soon, and hope this finds everyone well. Besitos de Brazil, ...

Todo bem..., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Todo bem...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... to the world's greatest annual party being samba schools from favelas.  As we walked through the streets of Rocinha, Brazil's largest favela with approximately 160,000 residents, on a tour, people smiled and waved whilst children played football ...

The G Man - He Hasnt Changed, Porto Alegre, Brazil travel blog

The G Man - He Hasnt Changed

A travel blog entry by catters

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... has been brilliant to catch up with an old mate and my Brazilian family again and I look forward to seeing you again soon in Brazil and then Oz... Hey it is worth noting an alarm failure on the morning of departure gave the G man his chance to show ...

Foz do Iguacu, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Foz do Iguacu

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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The Marvelous City, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

The Marvelous City

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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I returned to Salvador last week to extend my stay in Brazil by obtaining another 90 day stamp for my passport from the Federal Police. The process was quite painless actually and I was only worried for a minute when they asked to see my plane ticket ...

Rio De Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio De Janeiro

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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04/04/08: Rio De Janeiro Don´t believe the hype...about being held up at gunpoint for your camera, that is! We did believe the hype; hence we only have photos from about three days into the visit! The motorway from the Airport is worth a mention, ...

Sand, sand and guess what?, Barrerinhas, Lencois Marrenhense, Brazil travel blog

Sand, sand and guess what?

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... and watched the brilliant orange sunset with the view. Fantastic and just what we wanted to see. Never thought it would be in Brazil though! Back to the hostel in an even more precarious ride as the jeeps seemed to race each other home in the near ...

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 ...

I-Pods, Waterfalls and the MILF Hunter, Porto Iguazu, Brazil travel blog

I-Pods, Waterfalls and the MILF Hunter

A travel blog entry by catters

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There are many ups and downs in travel, but even in the somewhat turbulent months I have enjoyed yesterday stands out as one of the biggest ...

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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... king had cut the price of the porter by 2/3!) ourselves and the bags were on the boat and expecting it to leave. In Brazil however things move at a slightly slower pace... 1.5 hours later, we were still sitting there at the port wondering when the boat ...

Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park - Day 73, Chapada dos Guimaraes, Brazil travel blog

Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park - Day 73

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Booked a bus ticket to Sandarem this morning, I leave Cuiaba this evening. This is an alternative route into the Amazon to one I was originally going  to take. My original plan was a combination of bus and boat to Manaus via Porto Velho which would ...

Iguazu, and almost not getting there., Iguazu, Brazil travel blog

Iguazu, and almost not getting there.

A travel blog entry by mette

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... , the widest waterfalls in the world. 274 of then in total, joining (or dividing I suppose some may say) Argentina and Brazil. Suffering a slight case of travellers fatigue we've actually pre-booked the whole Iguazu trip, so we're being taken care of by a ...

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 ...

20 Million and counting, Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

20 Million and counting

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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With more than 11 million residents living the city itself and a further 10 million living in the greater metropolitan area, makes São Paulo the forth largest city in the world. With a population of this size there a bound to be loads to see and do and ...

Hanging around in Foz just killing time, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Hanging around in Foz just killing time

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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We were going to go over to Paraguay today, but all the trips are pretty dull and expensive, and doing it ourselves might not be safe. Therefore, we have decided not to bother going, just for the sake of ticking a box. Instead, it became another chill ...

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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Today and tomorrow won't have much to 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 ...

Chapada Diamantina National Park, Lençois, Brazil travel blog

Chapada Diamantina National Park

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... much of this even though I was sure my camera would burn out from the soaking rains. Fortunately it still works and plenty of pix are posted here. Now I have to go back to Salvador and extend my passport stamp... still lots to see and do here in ...

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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Yes we are in Rio baby! The Iberia flight from Madrid was very boring. It was an old plane, one television screen down the front with three crappy movies. The hostesses served lunch then disappeared for the entire flight. Overall it was ten hours of ...

Bahia beach holiday, Caraiva, Trancoso and Arraial de Ajuda, Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Bahia beach holiday

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... forced us to drop out of the party for a bit. At an open-air restaurant near the square, we discovered one of Brazil's great culinary delight: the per-kilo buffet (you see them everywhere in Brazil). We piled our plates high, choosing from the amazing ...

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