Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Bird shit on two shoes., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Bird shit on two shoes.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... to shout.... "50 Reals is the Rio tariff for bird shit on shoe." They show me an official looking document with the following: - Rio tariff, bird shit on one shoe 50 Reals. - Rio tariff, bird shit on two shoes 75 Reals. "How common is the ...

IN RIO DE JANEIRO... let the party begin., Rio De Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

IN RIO DE JANEIRO... let the party begin.

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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I have made it to my final oversease destination on this amazing trip Round the World... Rio De Janeiro. To say the least, I am very excited and relieved to have made it. It was always my intention to end the trip in one of the party capitals of the ...

Lie back, relax, think nice thoughts, Ihla Grande, Brazil travel blog

Lie back, relax, think nice thoughts

A travel blog entry by irax

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... it out of my head that I was eating the whole heart of one chicken. It turns out that this is a very popular dish here in Brazil, particularly with children at Barbecues, I´ll avoid it the next time I´m offered. We ended up in a Foho club and despite ...

Jesus it's cloudy, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Jesus it's cloudy

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... the train company who spoke enough English to explain it was vewry cloudy and there would be no view. With only a day left in Rio though we made an executive decision to do it anyway, so joined the rather small queue. Impressively the same guy stopped us ...

Carratao Churrascaria and Plataforma Folklore, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Carratao Churrascaria and Plataforma Folklore

A travel blog entry by hecqs

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I hand dinner at Carratao Ipanema churrascaria with the Plataforma tour group. I was joined with a group of two elderly Argentinian couples. They can´t speak English nor Portuguese, hence my Spanish is again activated. We discussed about the ...

Ilha Grande and Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande and Paraty

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... busy beaches and chock a block streets in Rio we decided to take it easy on the relaxing island of Ilha Grande (about 3 hours south of Rio). As we arrived the weather took a turn for the worst and it ended up raining for a full 24 hours non stop. We were ...

music and passion are always the fashion (brasil), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

music and passion are always the fashion (brasil)

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... hostel so I was playing around with it too. Barely made the ferry from Ilha Grande to the mainland. From there, caught a bus to Rio de Janeiro. Hopped on the metro to get to the area of Botafogo where my hostel was. People I encountered on the way were ...

Saucer in Niteroi, Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Saucer in Niteroi

A travel blog entry by hecqs

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... . The painter will have a hard time painting me so I did the easier way, hang with the paintings. After the trip back to Rio by ferry, we had lunch then Marvin have to split away from us to buy stuff for his return home. Marvin, it was really ...

Belém, Belém, Brazil travel blog

Belém

A travel blog entry by roundtheworld

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Belém, Brazil Nov 3-4 Ok. The mouth of the Amazon -- where it feeds into the Atlantic. Otherwise known as a place to skip! Not much here, a fun dinner at some restored docks. And a musician playing on a moving platform...hmmm. Managed to find ...

Jumping off a cliff!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Jumping off a cliff!

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... a restaurant, Bar do Armaudo which specialises in NE Brazilian food. It was fantastic and possibly best meal have had in Brazil (even better than Churrascarias in my view). Had lovely steak with beans with cheese, farofa (manioc flour) but with ...

The sun sets on Rio's beaches, bums and beers, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

The sun sets on Rio's beaches, bums and beers

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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... have been lovely and the country is beautiful, here's to 2014 when we hopefully can make it here for the world cup :-) Costs Brazil has been expensive mainly due to the time of year we were here, prices of Rio accommodation at New Year just go through ...

A day in the largest Favela in Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

A day in the largest Favela in Rio

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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... is a couple of videos uploaded too)  So we get picked up from the hostel and head to the Rocinha Favela, the biggest in Rio, its estimated somewhere between 150,000 and 300,00 people live here.  It is built on a very steep hill and from the top ...

Paradise in Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paradise in Paraty

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... , with a backdrop of steep, jungled mountains plunging into an island studded bay. According to the reviews, Paraty is Brazil's most appealing and exquisitely preserved historical gems. The colonial centre is remarkable not only for its centuries old ...

The Night of the Long Knives, Rio de Janerio, Brazil travel blog

The Night of the Long Knives

A travel blog entry by catters

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... definately bought a smile to my face.  After an understandably quiet one last night, curled up watching a few DVDs, the plan today is to try and get any rays the sun manages to squeeze through the clouds here in Rio and have a big one ...

Been up on a hill with Christ!!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Been up on a hill with Christ!!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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Got the 9.30am local bus to take us to the train station at the bottom of the Christ the Redeemer hill. The bus took about 45 minutes and went all over town. I suppose it was like getting a free city tour in the deal I suppose. There was a 30 minute ...

Early morning flying!, Belem, Brazil travel blog

Early morning flying!

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Last night went to the theatre in Manaus for a free dress rehearsal - weird contemporary dance - glad it was free! The theatre was lovely and still amazing to see such a place in the middle of the Brazilian rainforest. Said our goodbyes to the ...

City of Gods, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

City of Gods

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... I can still remember clearly what I got up to. An really early morning flight to me and the folks from Salvador to Rio, the country doesn't worry about noise pollution the flights go all night and out flight was around 4am. A two hour flight south ...

Blame it on Rio!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Blame it on Rio!

A travel blog entry by sarahwalsh

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... think of ways to have our own guesthouse there! We left Ilha Grande, reluctantly, but also excitedly because we knew we were going to Rio De Janiero, and that is pretty exciting. I never thought I would ever be in this place, it is one of those cities ...

Last Day in Brazil, Rio, Brazil travel blog

Last Day in Brazil

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... sure of where I want my life to lead. I am very lucky that my work gives me 12 weeks of freedom per year... I leave Rio (and Brazil) at 3pm tomorrow and have six hours before arriving into Santiago at 8pm, local time. From there, I have 2 nights in ...

Line up those caipirinhas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Line up those caipirinhas

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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Day 30   16 November 2007 (Rio de Janiero, Brazil)   What a sad morning.  Al is so looking forward to getting off and seeing Rio and then getting home.  He's had enough of seeing the same people day in, day out.  There goes ...

Out and About in  Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Out and About in Rio

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... the farther south I go, the colder it will get. Southern Chile and Argentina will have proper winters and busy ski resorts just like back home. In addition, heavy rains have settled over Rio and just won´t stop. I am off to look for greener ...

Rio, Rio I wanna a Rio and I want one now!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio, Rio I wanna a Rio and I want one now!

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... a huge Hippie market in Ipanema, being broke and at the end of our trip, but of course wanting to buy some cool things from Brazil we went along and spent a couple of hours shopping in the market. We were shocked at the prices though, but not so suprised ...

City of God (and cheese and banana sandwiches), Rio, Brazil travel blog

City of God (and cheese and banana sandwiches)

A travel blog entry by jodifer

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... hey, check out how nice this place is yourself . But I guess I should mention the dodgy electrics (not so uncommon in Brazil I´ve since discovered). We arrived back there one rainy afternoon to discover that all the power had been switched off as water ...

This is the end...., Rio De Janerio, Brazil travel blog

This is the end....

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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... Jesus figure that overlooks Rio. The statue is huge, and impressive, but the views are even better - stunning views all over Rio - the Maracana football stadium, Flamego, Batafago, Sugar Loaf Mountain, Copacabana, Ipanema, to name but a few, as well ...

A crazy guy and his amazing stairway, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

A crazy guy and his amazing stairway

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... to tile a staircase near his house, and he made it blue, green, and yellow for the Brazilian flag because the people of Brazil were the people who finally accepted him.  Our friendly unnamed guide told us all kinds of interesting things.  She ...

Her Name Is Rio...., Rio De Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Her Name Is Rio....

A travel blog entry by steveanderson

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At last the highlight of our trip in Brazil- Rio!! We travelled by minibus after the ferry back from Ilha Grande to the mainland and can only say that it was one of the scariest rides of my life! I think the driver was trying to break his own record for ...

I guess that's it then!, Rio de Janiero, Brazil travel blog

I guess that's it then!

A travel blog entry by mclubbe

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... ) Jose and Luciana dance the Tango for us in Cafe Tortoni, Buenos Aires AND NOW THE IGUASSU FALLS, ARGENTINA AND BRAZIL Overview of one half of the falls from the Brazilian Side Overview of half the falls from Argentinean side Close ...

Whirlwind visit to Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Whirlwind visit to Rio

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... (via Santiago, Chile) forward, so that we could leave in two days´ time. We hadn´t booked any accommodation in Rio for the Carnival period - a real problem as everything gets VERY expensive and fully booked. So we preferred to escape sooner rather than ...

Sugarloaf is a funny name, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Sugarloaf is a funny name

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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The two big lookout points in Rio are Sugarloaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer.  These both require a clear day, somewhat of a rarity this time of year.  Our first full day in Rio was cloudy and it rained.  We didn't attempt it ...

Cruising Down The Amazon!!, Belem, Brazil travel blog

Cruising Down The Amazon!!

A travel blog entry by steveanderson

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We departed Belem at around 6pm for our 5 day cruise down the Amazon which was just what we needed after all the rushing around for the past few months! Our cabins were tiny with no en suite but at least they just about fitted a sink inside! Looking at ...

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