Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Flashback Night, Rio, Brazil travel blog

Flashback Night

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... . I´m kind of glad I´ve got home lurking just around the corner... I´m 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 I´m 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 I´ve seen of Ipanema and Copocabana so far, Rio has got to top the list of being the most beautiful city I´ve been to. Walking along the entire length of Ipanema Beach yesterday had me in awe. The beach oozes with life (the fitness side of ...

Rio de Janeiro - Day 57-65, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio de Janeiro - Day 57-65

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... people in one place in my entire life, I felt genetically inferior surrounded by these beautiful freaks. Another amazing night out in Brazil, these people certainly know how to party. Returned to my friends place as the sun was rising, the taxi drove ...

How many sandunes are there in Brazil?, Belém, Brazil travel blog

How many sandunes are there in Brazil?

A travel blog entry by sarahwalsh

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OK, I am actually not writing this from Belém, but decided to cut the next entry into two because so much happened. Last time I was in Jeri and we were having some problems with our tour leader, which was resolved with a new leader, a cool guy from ...

Being Boonie, Brazilian Togs and New Years, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Being Boonie, Brazilian Togs and New Years

A travel blog entry by catters

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... over - more than a reason to celebrate!!!  New Years celebrations on Copacabana were amazing, the fireworks spectacular.  As with Rio tradition everyone was dressed in white - Gunther the outfits went down a treat, even if we did look ...

The never ending stadium hunt., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

The never ending stadium hunt.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... shop or taxi along the road to ask. Nobody knew. We were in the middle of Botafogo, in the middle of Rio, in the middle of football crazy Brazil, but nobody had even the faintest idea. "Botafogo, are they playing today?" But discuss they did, curious old ...

More carnival and beaches!, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

More carnival and beaches!

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... away from the frenzy of Rio. Paraty was founded in 1500 ish and sits on a shoreline of peninsulas on the Costa Verde - Brazil's most beautiful coastline. It's hemmed in by jungled mountains which seem to fall straight into the sea and its bay has 100s ...

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 ...

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