Travel Blogs from Ilha Grande, Brazil

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

Raining in Paradise, Manu Chao

A travel blog entry by lizsgear

Yep, it´s 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 Abraão. 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 ...

no words, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

no words

A travel blog entry by jessmargaret

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beach. sun. jungle. monkeys. surfing. sand. fresh seafood. fresh fruit juice. boats. lagoons. paradise. enjoy the ...

Ilha Grande - an island paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande - an island paradise

A travel blog entry by parkerich

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... it in one piece to Angra dos Reis, only to find the ferry was broken so we had to take a schooner across to Ilha Grande. How very civilized. On arrival in Ilha Grande we promptly got lost looking for our Pousada (a recurring theme throughout our ...

Ilha Grande Day 4, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande Day 4

A travel blog entry by blobby

I awoke to fantastic weather again but we are all suffering from the hummidity at night sleeping.  We decided to head to Dois Rios beach which can only be accessed by walking 2 hours each way.  As to get a boat to take you is very ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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We groggily wake up this morning and potter around the hostel waiting for our transfer to Ilha Grande.  I get out money from the local HSBC but I am absolutely eating through cash at the moment and am worried my funds won´t last.  Brazil (or ...

Fantastic Island Getaway...complete with kayaks, Vila do Abraao, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Fantastic Island Getaway...complete with kayaks

A travel blog entry by thedays

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... and get them away...wished we had nets. We got up super early...430 am...to catch a 520 bus to Mangaratiba and then a ferry to the Ilha, arriving about 10:30 am. There were a swarm of Posada owners at the dock when we arrived, and we took a few up on ...

Ilha Grande Day 2, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande Day 2

A travel blog entry by blobby

Well check out www.ilhagrande.com.br if you want to know what this island is like.  Today we decided to just do a walk to a local beach and check out the town of Abraao. It was fantastic weather but the humidity is impressive here on the ...

the last of Rio to Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

the last of Rio to Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by lizsgear

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... a little past 11pm to take us to a little village south of Rio de Janeiro from which we could catch a rickety little boat to Ilha Grande. This day in transit was our first day of rain, so the boat journey felt like a pirate adventure with rough seas, ...

Rain in paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Rain in paradise

A travel blog entry by dhruve_anjli

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... ;It was our last chance to take in some fresh air and carefree ambles around the sandy streets of a paradise island, Ilha Grande; warm aquamarine waters, secluded beaches, palm trees, no exhaust fumes and long walks through lots of Atlantic Rainforest. We ...

Rock climbing in Rio, Rio and Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Rock climbing in Rio

A travel blog entry by jronco

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... out the window the the whole 3 hours. then i got to this small town on the coast and took a ferry out to this island, ilha grande. its amazingly beautiful here although its been raining on and off all day today. so a bunch of us just lounged around the ...

I´m your private island..an island for money; , Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

I´m your private island..an island for money;

A travel blog entry by sharkenj

... etc. don´t  do this place any justice! Speckled with local fishing boats and enveloped by crytalline waters, Ilha Grande had a real parochial feel to it - even the animals were welcoming! Incidently, Sarah became so attached to one ...

Island living, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Island living

A travel blog entry by diandkevworld

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... down the coast and take in as many beach towns as we could.  Our first stop was Brazils third largest island,  Ilha Grande, a tropical paradise with gorgeous beaches and lush forrests.  The island is a popular weekend get away for the Rio ...

Angra dos Reis to Ilha Grande.....paradise!!!!!!!!, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Angra dos Reis to Ilha Grande.....paradise!!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by pauly_ontherun

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... and headed south to a little town called Angra Dos Reis where we caught the boat over to the most beautiful island called Ilha Grande. We managed to find accomodation in this awesome little house complete with kitchen, balcony, hammocks, two cats and a ...

Valentines Day in Paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil, Brazil travel blog

Valentines Day in Paradise

A travel blog entry by yorkieandloxy

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... there. We took a bus down the coast along the Coste Verde to Angra dos Reis, where we hopped on a ferry to the beautiful Ilha Grande. Whilst that sounds so simple, the journey was not without it´s events. Arriving in the port we looked in the rough ...

Day 73: Rushing To Slow Down, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Day 73: Rushing To Slow Down

A travel blog entry by gregros

... actually a speed boat and it took a further 45 minutes to get to Ilha Grande. Flor and her group had just come from Ilha Grande and they had horror stories of bad weather and no power (and therefore no wifi). So we were pleasantly surprised to find the ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by koutinka

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Pictures are self explanatory here. Its a paradise. After Rio, a balm and thousand chocolate bars for the nerves. ------------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------------------ ...

A very different Christmas..., Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

A very different Christmas...

A travel blog entry by tomandfoy

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This year´s Christmas was very different to usual, our first away from family and the UK.  We spent Christmas on Ihla Grande, an island about 80 minutes boat ride off a coastal town called Angra Dos Reis, itself about about 2h from Rio. It has ...

Surfer's paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Surfer's paradise

A travel blog entry by witek

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Ilha Grande is an island about 5 hours westward from Rio. It's an absolutely stunning place where I was hoping to have a breather before any more city excesses. (Un)fortunately, on the way, I met a group of surfers, and we decided to get an apartment ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by aaron-dana

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... played Sequence. Yes…hold the phone…Aaron played a board game, and actually had fun!   Overall, our time on Ilha Grande was great! We got to know great people, ate fabulous exotic fish, and soaked up some much needed Vitamin D. ...

New Years Eve in White At The Beach, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

New Years Eve in White At The Beach

A travel blog entry by mattamyhuey

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... began. We enjoyed a huge band on the beach and soaked in the culture of this country. It was a very memorable new years! Ilha Grande has many great beaches, all white sand and with warm clean water. Our favorite was Lopes Mendes. It is very remote and ...

Como vovó já dizia, Paulo Afonso, Brazil travel blog

Como vovó já dizia

A travel blog entry by renard

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... pode ser inteiramente percorrida a pé e não se precisa de guias nem mapas para conhecê-la. Quando uma cidade é suficientemente grande, ela é fácil de explorar, porque há sempre postos de informações turísticas espalhados por ela prontos para dar ...

The Lush Ilha Grande - UPDATED, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

The Lush Ilha Grande - UPDATED

A travel blog entry by charlotteandben

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... is too. We arrived (somehow safe and sound) at the Harbour and we made our way onto the boat that shipped us across to Ilha Grande. The weather was a little overcast but still very warm. On the boat ride we were again amazed by the amount of little ...

Moito Bom in Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Moito Bom in Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by mattandcassie

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... plate that was about 18 inches long. It was a great dinner...but we stayed in a horrible hotel in Rio overnight before heading to Ilha Grande early the next morning. The hotel was safe and fairly clean, but there were no windows and all of us were kept ...

Which way to the beach?, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Which way to the beach?

A travel blog entry by chris-zoe

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... we'd missed you - no more squeaky, smelly, lumpy dorm beds) and then three nights in a GORGEOUS boutique hotel. Isla Grande is a dreamy destination, with superb jungle treks that lead to deserted golden sand beaches. Most tourists jump on boats to ...

Ilha Grande - 10 Days of Paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande - 10 Days of Paradise

A travel blog entry by drcajunstyle

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... our first night wandering around the old town, and then had dinner with a couple from LA. All you can eat pizza, awesome. :D Ilha Grande was amazing, long sandy beaches, jungle everywhere else, no roads or cars and more palm trees than you can shake a ...

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