Travel Blogs from Ilha Grande, Brazil

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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, ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by sethandkate

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What a beautiful place. Formerly an isolated prison, it is now home to very relaxed tourism and friendly locals. We only had a couple of days here but packed it in with beach visits and island hikes. We also discovered the Brasilian dessert trolley (like ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ilha Grande # 1, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande # 1

A travel blog entry by steveandjenna

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We arrived on Ihle Grande and found our booked accom, Studio Green Hostel, a very very small hostel that has with one shared room and one of the gnarliest spiral staircases ever. The guys that work here (the owner and a cook) are nice enough though 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 ...

la dolce vita, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

la dolce vita

A travel blog entry by teresitaykusito

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Raus aus dem Karnevalgetümmel und der Grossstadt gings auf die Iiischa Graaansche nochmals zu relaxen, die Sonne zu geniessen und Caipirinhas zu schlürfen (mmmh, hier gibt´s Caipis mit Marcuya - lecker, lecker!), bevor wir zurück in den Alltag und ...

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 ...

Thanksgiving on the Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Thanksgiving on the Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by andersontravel

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... passed back through Rio on our way further southwest to Angra dos Reis where we then caught a boat that took us to the Ilha Grande (Big Island). It was one of our favorite Brazilian visits. The island is described as all tropical beach and Atlantic rain ...

Tropical Island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Tropical Island

A travel blog entry by squiresmm

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... the morning on Copacabana beach. We had a 2 hour private bus journey followed by 1 hour on a ferry to reach this lovely tropical island - Ilha Grande.The weather was hot & humid when we arrived & as our hotel was at the top of a very steep and ...

Still relaxing on Ilha Grande!, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Still relaxing on Ilha Grande!

A travel blog entry by steveandjenna

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After a walking around checking out some of the posadas, and asking in our best portugese (pretty much playing charades, but explain that we would loike a room for 3 nights including breakfast) we found an absolute gem called Yes. Pousade. It is ...

Multi-coloured Lightning, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Multi-coloured Lightning

A travel blog entry by nataliedenton

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... the time that I could let my hair down. 21st Jan The next day we headed to Lopes Mendes, the most beautiful beach on Ilha Grande. In a little fisherman boat we travelled to the North of the island. It resulted in an hour's climb through the forests ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by jamesandjulie

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... , the tour proper starts. We are bussed to a port (somewhere) and are taken on a rustic schooner to Ilha Grande (meaning big island) of the southern coast of Brazil. I am not great on boats, so I sit tight looking at the horizon. James is sat right at the ...

Ilha Grande dzien 3, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande dzien 3

A travel blog entry by marcos1230

Dzisiaj po sniadaniu zdecydowalismy, ze poszukamy innego hotelu, troche blizej glownej ulicy w Abraao. Pytalismy w kilku miejscach i niektore ceny byly takie same jak za ten hotel , w ktorym bylismy do tej pory z tym, ze standard byl duzo wyzszy. ...

Brazils Island Paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Brazils Island Paradise

A travel blog entry by the_chad

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... and a bit painful. Long story short, i was drenched so we all went back in the pool--natuarlly in the rain. Pretty cool. Isla Grande was a definite highlight of this trip and if i were to come back to brazil one day, this island would definitley be at the ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by sophie_ish

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Day 5 – We got the bus (2.5 hr) and then ferry (1hr) to Ilha Grande, an island off the coast of Brazil – no cars or roads here. From the boat we could have been in Scotland it was that grey and miserable, even had the hoodies out! (probably ...

Paradise Island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Paradise Island

A travel blog entry by kmtour09

Hola, Well, what can I say.... Ilha Grande is amazing. This is the place where all the Brasilians come on holiday and you can see why. We feel completely re-charged after our three month journey and it feels like we are here for a little beach holiday. ...

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