Travel Blogs from Brazil

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Pantanal wetlands, Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Pantanal wetlands

A travel blog entry by mattandlou

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Pantanal is an immense wetland which is home to more wildlife than you could shake a stick at. We stayed here for two nights and saw plenty of wildlife, only shaking a stick at a very small percentage of it (Lou went piranha fishing). The road to ...

Plane dramas in Corumba, Corumba, Brazil travel blog

Plane dramas in Corumba

A travel blog entry by mattandlou

Our one night stay in Corumba was purely to break up our journey from the Pantanal in Brazil to Santa Cruz in Bolivia. We arrived in Corumba on Thursday evening and were due to drive into Bolivia the next morning and then catch a short 45min flight to ...

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by antipodean

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This was the first time I had checked in without my group of fellow travelers. I opted for the cheaper hotel – it is only a bed after all – saving myself a few hundred dollars. All I can say is that you get what you pay for. Meeting up with ...

A Favela Tour, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

A Favela Tour

A travel blog entry by jamesburford

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With all this controversy surrounding the favelas I decided to take a tour of the largest favela in Rio, Rocinha, home to an estimated 200,000 people. The favela's are discreet areas of very densely packed housing that are growing at an incredible rate, ...

Too many places to be with just one body, Porto Alegre, Brazil travel blog

Too many places to be with just one body

A travel blog entry by big_red_truck

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So while in Ipatinga, I determined that the parts that were to be fabricated for us didn't pass inspection and this was going to delay the schedule by at least 3 weeks.  So that means that I wouldn't need the work done at the site in Porto ...

Salvador to Pipa and beyond, Pipa, Brazil travel blog

Salvador to Pipa and beyond

A travel blog entry by irishblontravel

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We left Rio and moved north in Brazil. We stayed in Salvador de Bahia - wonderful olde worlde buildings and the best samba music in the streets. Around a million churches there too. All gorgeous. Did a day trip to PRaia de Forte. An eco village an ...

Serro, Serro, Brazil travel blog

Serro

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

... fell asleep on the way and dozed all the way to Serro. On arrival, I headed to the only cheap pousada in the LP Brazil guide, a short walk away from the tiny bus terminal. At the pousada, which was located in a quaint colonial era building, ...

Cranes N Things, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Cranes N Things

A travel blog entry by champa

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As we drove along Atlantic coast the rain certainly eased up and temperatures rose slightly making it very comfortable indeed. Our destination now is Rio De Janeiro.  Although huge cities with traffic congestion and related parking problem is not ...

Caminhada de Hoje..., Ouro Preto, Brazil travel blog

Caminhada de Hoje...

A travel blog entry by oreydc

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A nice walk today, errands  downtown... bus tickets to BH for tomorrow (My Friday & I are riding in a fun ride around Pampulha with Davison on Sunday). Its a nice, very warm, very sunny day here in the Terra da Nunca. Its good here! ...

Nova Friburgo, Nova Friburgo, Brazil travel blog

Nova Friburgo

A travel blog entry by marcos1230

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Po sniadaniu musielismy zdecydowac gdzie jedziemy. Wypadlo na Nova Friburgo, glownie dlatego ze za bardzo nie moglismy sie zebrac zeby zdarzyc na prom o 3.30 z Angra dos Reis. Wyszlismy z hostelu po 11-tej i wzielismy autobus na dworzec autobusowy. Na ...

Ferryboats, Airport Road Views, and a NEW beach!!, Trancoso, Brazil travel blog

Ferryboats, Airport Road Views, and a NEW beach!!

A travel blog entry by big_red_truck

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Today my coworker and I took the ferryboat across the Rio Burenham to go see what we could find.  It was a beautiful day out so I took lots of pictures on the ferry ride.  We went into Arraial D'Ajuda and drove around the town.  But it's ...

Bangin' Bahia, Salvador, Brazil travel blog

Bangin' Bahia

A travel blog entry by jttours

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... made of flour). We checked out the Afro-Brazilian museum and learned a lot about the slave trade and the African culture in Brazil. In the evening there was the weekly tuesday night street party and we headed off with some others from our hostel. The ...

Buscando oro, Ouro preto, belo horizonte, Brazil travel blog

Buscando oro

A travel blog entry by carlota

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Como teniamos previsto, dejamos valença para irnos mas al interior, a la zona de belo horizonte, capital de minas gerais en un puebecito que se llama ouro preto, inicio de la ruta del oro que desembocaba por un lado en rio y por otro en paraty (por ...

A quick trp round Porto Velho, Porto Velho, Brazil travel blog

A quick trp round Porto Velho

A travel blog entry by maddieuk

... ;. Not the most encouraging words to hear, but Johnny did read in one of the books it is one of the most dodgy towns in Brazil. Quite a dull afternoon, only improved by finding the cheapest Sushi we have ever had which was delicious and we miss a lot, and ...

Iguazu Falls, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil travel blog

Iguazu Falls

A travel blog entry by harriet.worth21

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... into Argentina so we could see the Argentinian side of the falls. As we crossed the boarder we were very sad to say goodbye to Brazil as we loved it but we were now getting excited for Argentina. The next day we went to the Argentinian side of the falls, ...

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Brazil

A travel blog entry by feschi

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Brazil (Rio de Janeiro, Corumba, ...

Heading home!, Galeão, Brazil travel blog

Heading home!

A travel blog entry by oreydc

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Bumpy take off  video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trgY3WRD0OU&feature=youtu.be ...

The power of water, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

The power of water

A travel blog entry by nixsboys

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One of the most dramatic waterfalls in the world, straddling both the Argentinian - Brazil border, I was fortunate enough to be able to see both sides of the Iguacu Falls. Argentinian side The majority of the falls lie on the Argentinian side and the ...

Ilha Grande (island), Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande (island)

A travel blog entry by matanshapira

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We've spent 4 full days in the island Ilha Grande.This island is a one big jungle with a well developed set of trails for independent hiking to the beaches. The only cars on this island belongs to the emergency services and everything is done by foot or ...

Morning walk, and Bike Friday, Ouro Preto, Brazil travel blog

Morning walk, and Bike Friday

A travel blog entry by oreydc

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A nice restful morning, with a walk to the Praça Tiradentes (and bought a bike helmet) and then to lunch, where we ran into Heloisa. When we got home, I assembled my bike and took him for a ride to the praça and back... Welcoem to Brasil Friday! Its ...

Monte Alegre, Monte Alegre, Brazil travel blog

Monte Alegre

A travel blog entry by witek

Short break to stretch our legs and buy some alcohol that we smuggled on ...

Great class, great students, and sunset, Ouro Preto, Brazil travel blog

Great class, great students, and sunset

A travel blog entry by oreydc

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Vanessa did a great job defending her research proposal, then my students  went and looked at a big circle... and  did the Pi activity and I ended the day with a great ...

Country number 6 ...., Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Country number 6 ....

A travel blog entry by tomandfoy

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... river and indigenous people.  It generates over 90% of the energy that Paraguay uses and 20% of that used in Brazil.  The stats about its construction and output are staggering in good ways and bad.  Because of the harm its ...

Amazonian Caribbean, Alter do Chão, Brazil travel blog

Amazonian Caribbean

A travel blog entry by witek

What an amazing place! I`m not using a guide book on my travels and there seems to be very little info on the net about many of the areas I`m visiting so from now on I`m gonna try to include some useful stuff that I come across. Buses between Alter do ...

Melbourne to Rio, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Melbourne to Rio

A travel blog entry by salkelely

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... and buns in itsy bitsy bikinis and was our first destination.... exactly as you imagine rio to be. Our first four days in brazil were spent lounging around on the beach, eating and drinking cocktails and beer- it´s a hard life!!! Ipanema was amazing- ...

Quick stop en route to Diamantina, Belo Horizonte, Brazil travel blog

Quick stop en route to Diamantina

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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"Beautiful Horizon" is the third-biggest city in Brazil, and a very new one (late 1800's), but not really much to see other than the many beautiful women walking around the world's most confusing double-grid street ...

Campeche Island and Samba-rock, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Campeche Island and Samba-rock

A travel blog entry by danasv

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The boat to Campeche Island left from Barra da Lagoa (R45) at 10am. The boat ride out to the island cruised past Galheta, Praia Mole and Joaquina beaches. The weather wasn't the best - overcast and generally grey. We were given fruit and water along the ...

Jul 01, 2001, Corumba, Brazil travel blog

Jul 01, 2001

A travel blog entry by barrontv

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one night stand, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

one night stand

A travel blog entry by ilovemonkeys

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on the move from ilha grande to florianópolis... we stopped for one night only in the beautiful colonial town of paraty. the shopping looked amazing - lots of boutiques and funky jewellery stores - so i think my bank balance is breathing a sigh of ...

I love surf, Porto de Galinhas and Recife, Brazil travel blog

I love surf

A travel blog entry by jennifers

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... 3 km away though is Maracaipe Beach which is much more relaxed adn no people. I surfed everyday we were there. We met a guy frm Brazil and we all stayed together in a very cute pousada. He lives here in Recife and is taking us out tonight. You can´t ...

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