Travel Blogs from Ilha Grande, Brazil

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Island paradise?, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Island paradise?

A travel blog entry by thewanderingone

Maybe a paradise if it didn constantly ...

Eating out in Sao Paulo, Ilha Grande and Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

Eating out in Sao Paulo

A travel blog entry by jronco

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... with travelling alone-- its very difficult to move on when you have met nice fun people to hang out with! But I did end up leaving Ilha Grande yesterday via ferry back to the mainland and then a 7 hour bus ride to Sao Paulo. AK's sister Monika has a ...

Surfs up Dude, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Surfs up Dude

A travel blog entry by mikeymouse

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The second two days on Ilha grande were just as cool as the first ones. We went scuba diving through the wreck of an old cargo ship. yeah, through. We got to dive in through the hole caused by the explosion and out swam around the inside. Was totally ...

Costa Verde:  Rainforests, Mountains and Beaches, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Costa Verde: Rainforests, Mountains and Beaches

A travel blog entry by chiapoe

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June 13-23, 2009: Paraty, Trindade and Ilha Grande, RJ Province, Brasil Colonial Charm in Paraty and Jabaquara Beach Mary and I left Rio on June 13 to head down to Paraty on the Costa Verde.  South of Rio, the Costa Verde is the appropriately named ...

Ihla Grande- Treasure Island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ihla Grande- Treasure Island

A travel blog entry by roopa_anish

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... the scenes. We met with our friends Ellie and Steve (doing a similar travel!) and they had discovered Olatnativa Green and 'mamma brazil' or Christina the proprietor. We instantly fell in love with the island, our hostel and mamma. Our laundry came back ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by davelauren

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Ilha Grande is Brazil's third largest island and lies 150km southwest of Rio. With no cars, no banks and only three mini-markets, Ilha Grande is totally the laid back Island escape. Dave, Rob, Venus and I had three nights in all at Ilha Grande. The boys ...

postcard perfect, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

postcard perfect

A travel blog entry by ilovemonkeys

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... to reveal a majestic, calm harbour dotted with islands of all shapes and sizes, from impending to miniscule. this is baia da ilha grande. the waterfront is hugged by gentle hills dressed in the checkered colours of the town of angra dos reis. ...

Paradis, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Paradis

A travel blog entry by tsovik

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... fortelle. Vi avtalte holde selskap i leiligheten nr jeg og Harald ankommer Rio igjen. For en y! Uten biler eller bilveier er Ilha Grande en fredfull perle litt sr for Rio de Janeiro. Mtte Marlika fra Nederland nr vi ventet p bussen som ...

Getting beached on Ihla Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Getting beached on Ihla Grande

A travel blog entry by atullgupta

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Thursday 21st May - Saturday 23rd May We had been advised that a visit to Ilha Grande was worthwhile - backed up by advice from our travel guide. So considering Iguazu was no longer an option, we left Paraty for this place. The Thursday was mundane - ...

Paradise - Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Paradise - Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by julesandjosh

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... who are now our great mates and spent most nights playing pool and drinking capriahnas. Don’t go to Brazil without sampling the delights of Ilha Grande as this island is more special then Ilha de Mel. Jules and Josh’s Top 5 Recommendations ...

Yeah!!, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Yeah!!

A travel blog entry by lizsgear

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We actually walked to Lopes Mendes and back in the rain! Our goretex shoes held out for 3 hours until we came to stream which had become filled with high tide on the return journey. The walk was incredibly beautiful and peaceful, with only the sound of ...

The Grandest Island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

The Grandest Island

A travel blog entry by jord-travers

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... were available – this only added to the carefree vibe. Underway for 1 hour at no more than 8knots we arrived at Ilha Grande, a tropical paradise that holds endless numbers of lagoons, bays, coves, beaches and watering holes - some of them the most ...

Paraty & Ilha Grande, rain, beaches and trekking, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Paraty & Ilha Grande, rain, beaches and trekking

A travel blog entry by captainflint

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... I havent had too many of these in this trip. I have hanged around with many argentinians and spanish but not with brazilians… Ilha Grande, green waters I wake up next day very early for taking the first boat to Ilha Grande and news are really good. ...

Ilha Grande Paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande Paradise

A travel blog entry by lallie

... 28th Kla, Jo and I left Rio (for what we thought would be the last time) and paid our fare to Ilha Grande....the third biggest island off Brazil. We met our friends Georgie and Antonio and also a friend from school Jules with his travel buddy Will. The ...

The Burning Boat to Paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

The Burning Boat to Paradise

A travel blog entry by gowithzo

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... a nice crowd of people with whom we made firm friends and headed down to our next destination altogether, Ilha Grande... Ilha Grande is an island off the coast of Brazil, about 2 hours south of Rio. It looks exactly like the island out of Jurassic Park or ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by midgesrtw

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The next stop on our Brazilian adventure was Ilha Grande. This island, just off the coast of Brazil and only 2 hours from Paraty, has over 100 beaches. The island was originally used as a leper colony and to quarantine people on the way to the new world. ...

Rando, foot et...tempete tropicale!, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Rando, foot et...tempete tropicale!

A travel blog entry by ouestcharly_ams

... dans la foret tropicale pour atteindre diffrente petites plages magnifiques!! pas mal de dnivel, bien fatigant!! l'arrive est la grande plage paradisiaque Lopez Mends qui tait accessible par bateau en faisant le tour de l'ile. un match de foot ...

Brazillian island paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Brazillian island paradise

A travel blog entry by matt81

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Admitedly my blog writing has taken a hit since traveling with my buddy.  We're just having too much fun.  Ilha Grande was an amazing island situated about a 2 hr bus ride and 1.5 hr boat ride from Rio.  It was a popular vacation spot for ...

Getting away with it all, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Getting away with it all

A travel blog entry by cathandnick

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... you ever happen to be near Rio, please find the patience to hang around the port in Abraao and take the 2 hr ferry to Ilha Grande, you never know, William Wallace might invite you to his jungle home, put hammocks up and cook you a proper Brazilian feast ...

Not so sunny Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Not so sunny Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by kaz_and_tim

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... smiled and jumped into the bus. After crawling around the city for an hour we were out on the highway heading towards Isla Grande. After a slightly uncertain wait on the jetty, our boat came and we set off. It was drizzling and rather unpleasant on the ...

Ilha Grande - Rainforest Island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande - Rainforest Island

A travel blog entry by nikieandjames

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... LONG journey back through Rio and down to Angre Dos Reis to connect with a boat to take us to the remote and undeveloped island of Ilha Grande. We thought this would be a simple trip, two hours to Rio, two hours to Angre and two hours on the boat. ...

Day 238 - Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Day 238 - Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by al_fey

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The weather was glorious again today, giving us a fantastic view out over the water from our balcony.   This was the view from the front garden of the pousada, looking over towards the main port on the island.   Today we decided to walk to ...

Hanging from the Rafters, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Hanging from the Rafters

A travel blog entry by cccd

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... bloke ate 6 burgers...very impressive! We all took it easy apart from the Don who went on a wild one... Leaving the island proved tricky, we had to get a tiny boat at 5:30 in the morning, our 22 bus journey awaits... Ilha Grand was paradise to us ...

Day 236 - Rio to Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Day 236 - Rio to Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by al_fey

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It was the middle of the night when our alarm went off, but we got out of bed, chucked our bags into the storage room, jumped in the taxi and were at the Rio central bus station in no time. We got on the bus, which was half empty and two hours later ...

Raining in Paradise, Manu Chao, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Raining in Paradise, Manu Chao

A travel blog entry by lizsgear

Yep, its still raining in this island paradise. It is the rainforest though, what else would on expect? We went on a walk after buying umbrellas in the small village of Abraao this morning before hiking to a waterfall through beautiful rainforest via ...

Ilha Grande dzien 2, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande dzien 2

A travel blog entry by marcos1230

Dzisiaj pogoda nie dopisala. Od rana padal deszcz (chociaz potem przestal) wiec nic nam sie nie chcialo robic. Po poludniu poszlismy cos zjesc a potem siedzielismy w pokoju. Ja ogladalem jakies filmy a Rafal ukladal pasjansa, gral w pilke na kompie, ...

Stoned Jungle hostel - nearly died, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Stoned Jungle hostel - nearly died

A travel blog entry by negar

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So we go to Ilha Grande an island 150km away from Rio and we get off the boat and try and find our hostel. After a 30 minute walk literally up a mountain in the sweltering heat with our 12kg backpacks (oh and I fell and lay on my back and couldnt get up ...

Ilha Grande dzien 1, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande dzien 1

A travel blog entry by marcos1230

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... tego miejsca. Na szczescie nie bylo to daleko. Jeszcze przed 8 weszlismy na poklad i jakies 25 minut pozniej plynelismy juz na Ilha Grande. Rejs trwal ok.1.30 a mial niby trwac 40 minut. Doplynelismy do portu w wiosce Vila do Abrao. Pierwsze wrazenia ...

island life, Ilha grande, Brazil travel blog

island life

A travel blog entry by g_in_brazil

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Paradise Found, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Paradise Found

A travel blog entry by gazanova

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... and none of the innocence but was ecstatic for the company and set about introducing me to some other Westerners dotted throughout the island. Ilha Grande has been touted as having some of the best beaches in the world and I just spent the rest of the day ...

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