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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Iguacu Falls, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

The Iguacu Falls

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... site for the Tupi-Guarani and Paraguas Tribes. In 1986 they were declared a World Heritage Site. the falls are shared between Brazil and Argentina, with Argentina claiming the majority. A national park surrounds the falls on both sides of the border. The ...

Santarem - Day 76, Santarem, Brazil travel blog

Santarem - Day 76

A travel blog entry by christosp

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I'm officially on the river Amazon after a crazy bus journey through the states of Matto Grosso and Para. Saw the Amazon for the first time today as it merges with the river Tapajos in front of town. The waters of the rivers are a different colour and ...

Floresta National Park (Maguary Village) - Day 78, Maguary Village, Brazil travel blog

Floresta National Park (Maguary Village) - Day 78

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Met up with some fellow travelers this morning who wanted to go to the national park too, so we thought we'd try and negotiate a price together for the trip. We struck a deal and decided to go for 2 days and one night, we leave by boat in a few hours. I ...

Sun and sand and beautiful and lovely...., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Sun and sand and beautiful and lovely....

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... the real world, back to a home, friends and family. A few minutes into the flight I peered out the window looking back as Brazil was fading into the horizon and saw the most beautiful sunset of the entire trip. The entire sky had turned a crimson red as ...

Rio Carnival: Rainy and Raunchy !, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio Carnival: Rainy and Raunchy !

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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I am sitting on Ipanema beach, it´s 6.30pm - the end of a long days sunbathing for most. All around me is the buzz of people chatting, wandering, drinking and flirting. The women are clad in virtually nothing and the men in the Brazilian version of ...

Sizzling Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Sizzling Brazil

A travel blog entry by crystalwaitekus

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When I landed in Brazil, I didn't think I knew a soul in the country.   That was until I remembered Anna, a sweet architect that I met in Greece seven months ago.  She lives in Rio de Janeiro and upon receiving my email asking to meet for ...

Salvador to Rio de Janeiro by Bus - Day 56, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Salvador to Rio de Janeiro by Bus - Day 56

A travel blog entry by christosp

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The long journey to Rio started today, another 27 hour bus ride!! Left Salvador at midday, and bumped into an American guy at the bus station I met in Cachoeira a couple of days ago, he was travelling on the same bus as me to Rio, freaky!! Nothing more ...

Island of Honey, Ilha do Mel, Brazil travel blog

Island of Honey

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... still beautiful and very quiet; perfect for doing nothing. It is regarded as one of the most pristine beaches in all of southern Brazil due to its isolation. In order to visit the island you have you register on the mainland, Pontal do ...

All day beach fun! - With fantastic waves!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

All day beach fun! - With fantastic waves!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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It was a red hot beautifully sunny day today....so it was straight down to the beach. Today is another holiday in Rio, so the beaches were a bit more crowded by the afternoon, but it was still brill. We hit the huge waves again like a pair of excited ...

Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Alex: Paraty is only about 4 hours from Rio and seems to be a popular Brazilian holiday destination and rightly so. The town itself is all quaint cobbled streets and little colonial buildings, the shore is backed with steep jungle covered ...

Paraty, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Paraty

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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Took it easy in Paraty. Got a local bus to the village of Trindade yesterday morning (Fri) which is 40 mins down the road. Another memorable bus journey, driver was flying it (the one on the way back was even ...

Howlin´ good time in the Pantanal, Pantanal region, near Corumba, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil travel blog

Howlin´ good time in the Pantanal

A travel blog entry by idarich

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Hrrr... hrrr... hrrr... The unearthly growls seemed to pierce the heat around us; we fell silent and stared up into the dense canopy, from where a black face scowled back down at us. He moved swiftly to the next tree, then the next, and we followed ...

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 ...

More Rio, Rio de Janiero, Brazil travel blog

More Rio

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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Just had to show you more pictures of this fascinating ...

The Brazil Countryside, Lençois, Brazil travel blog

The Brazil Countryside

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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Finally, a change of scenery!  My current travel partners and I, Guillermo and Jerome from Spain and France respectively, jumped on an early morning bus for Lençois, a small town 7 hours away from Salvador of about 7000 people making a living from ...

Carnaval 2006!, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Carnaval 2006!

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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I caught up to my friends from Lima here in Manaus Brazil where I will celebrate the infamous Carnaval... Brazilian style. Manaus is a huge city plopped right in the middle of the Amazon along the river; complete with high rise buildings and the leftover ...

Life's a beach in Ilha de Santa Caterina, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Life's a beach in Ilha de Santa Caterina

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... Praia dos Naufragados and Praia do Campeche where you can visit Ilha do Campeche, an ecological reserve perfect for snorkelling. This was our last stop in Brazil before our 27 hour bus to Buenos Aires, Argentina!! All our love, Hollie and Thomas x ...

The Last of Brazil, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil travel blog

The Last of Brazil

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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A long 24 hour bus ride from Rio de Janeiro brings me to the tri-border town of Foz do Iguaçu where Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay come together. It´s also home to the famous Iguaçu Waterfalls.... the only reason to come to these parts really. To ...

Drug lords, fireworks, machine guns and kids...., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Drug lords, fireworks, machine guns and kids....

A travel blog entry by travellingtans

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We’re behind and we’re sorry. Our blog is running seriously behind and we’re sincerely sorry about that. We’re currently on an overland trip through South America which means a whole bunch of us are driving around the continent on ...

Rio de Janeiro to Salvdor - Day 40, Salvador, Brazil travel blog

Rio de Janeiro to Salvdor - Day 40

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... multi-coloured litter scattered like confetti. It reminded me of the slums I've seen in the big cities of east Africa but Brazil is financially and economically a first world nation.   Arrived at Rio's main bus station at 10am after another night ...

We're in Rio!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

We're in Rio!

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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Happy Birthday Daddy! So, after a bit of jetlag (well, a lot really we slept from 2.30pm Saturday until 9.30am today), we`re ready to hit the streets of Rio de Janeiro. Before our long sleep yesterday we strolled along Copacabana beach - how ...

Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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Ahhhhh, Ilha Grande. A Brazilian Tropical Paradise. It rained the night we arrived. Our hostel was up a bit from the main village in the trees. We were staying in a hut. Bedroom to the front and showeroom to the back. Lots ...

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