Travel Blogs from Paraty, Brazil

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Corcovado, Ilha Grande and Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Corcovado, Ilha Grande and Paraty

A travel blog entry by david-collie

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Hi! I´m writing to you from Paraty, a colonial village on the south east coast. We´ve been away for a while on an island called "Ilha Grande". This literally translates as "big island", and is a holiday destination for both Brazilians and ...

Goodbye Rio, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Goodbye Rio

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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... - as great as this city is it still has the underlying danger element. After 4 hours on the bus we arrive at the costal town of Paraty.  Its pitch black and pouring with rain so we go to jump in a taxi.  But the taxi driver is charging us 20 ...

Paraty ***, ville coloniale, ballade en bateau, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty ***, ville coloniale, ballade en bateau

A travel blog entry by loelai

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English Espanol German   Bon, l arrivee a paraty, se passe plutot bien. Cette petite ville coloniale de 30 000 habitants date de XVIII eme siecle. Des paves de pierre donnent une chaussee irreguliere, les habitations sont colorees, avec ...

Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty

A travel blog entry by andyandem

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... more of Brazil from the inside of a racing bus, so it was aboard another one for five hours heading south to Paraty (pronounced Parachee), an old colonial town with cobbledy streets, cafes, and shopping opportunities.  There are beaches a bus ride ...

Trinidade a little slice of paradise, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Trinidade a little slice of paradise

A travel blog entry by laurenmckowen

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... bar, ended up dancing all night with a gay local, teaching me one of thier local dances.In my drunk state I decided to also join the gang to Rio, glad I did as we had great fun.... But knew that i would return to my favourite place in ...

Paraty - Rock jumping and sliding, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty - Rock jumping and sliding

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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... really glad we didn´t do the expensive jeep trip which would have been the same for 50 reals.  Its pouring with rain back at Paraty town but we decide to head into the colonial old town for a look around.  There´s not much to see in the rain ...

Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty

A travel blog entry by jamesburford

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... town on the Brazillian coast which forms a convenient stop on our travels toward Rio de Janeiro.  In Paraty it is much easier to get a feel of what Brazil feels like in the smaller places - Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro have such a unique ...

The wife´s birthday in Paraty....aka paradise!, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

The wife´s birthday in Paraty....aka paradise!

A travel blog entry by kirstycurls

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... it was a successful birthday celebration! We spent our last day there doing a boat trip around the millions of islands surrounding Paraty, it was beautiful, the sea was so clear and turquoise and more importantly it was a very good tanning ...

Oldest Backpacker, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Oldest Backpacker

A travel blog entry by upriver

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...  diamonds in the same area, attracted pirate ships making whoopee with the laden ships heading back to Portugal. While Paraty hung in there with consequent coffee and cachaca (national drink made from sugar cane with which you make the ...

paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

paraty

A travel blog entry by carlota

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... se abrió la montanã y apareció la costa allá abajo. comimos algo en la playa de ubatuba y continuamos viaje hasta paraty,pueblecito colonial precioso y acogedor sobre todo en la pousada a joana donde fuimos a parar, y donde marta la propietaria ...

Rainy Days in Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Rainy Days in Paraty

A travel blog entry by kirsty.md

... ! Late and tired we went for dinner at Domino's and then spent some time looking at our guidebooks to see what to do when we weren't doing carnival events. Overall, Paraty was disappointing blighted as it was by rain and it being a beach ...

Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty

A travel blog entry by steveandjenna

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... were on the sun lounges - of course! - with two English girls and a Canadian guy we had met on our crazy bus ride to Paraty.  We snorkeled, drank beers, sunbaked and best of all beach and island hopped all day!  Jumping off the top of the boat ...

Paraty Paradise!, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty Paradise!

A travel blog entry by conoromahony

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... bottle of water! Luckily there was no one around to see our antics. Water was only waist height so we were safe enough thankfully. Paraty was a lovely, relaxing stop. Got some beach, sun and good food. After 3 nights we left on an early 6 hour ...

Onwards and Southwards!, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Onwards and Southwards!

A travel blog entry by kelly_blogs

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... people that I've met in my hostel over the past week (including the lovely staff) and set off on a 4 hour bus ride to Paraty (pronounced 'Paratchi') which is South down the coast from Rio. The buses here in Brazil are awesome - you get a load ...

Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty

A travel blog entry by kaz_and_tim

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... the moon! The following day, it was still drizzling but we set off to see what Paraty had on offer. To my delight it was hosting Brazil's largest photographic festival and the restaurants/cafes were all holding photographic exhibitions. I wondered ...

Striking gold on the Costa Verde, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Striking gold on the Costa Verde

A travel blog entry by sianandjim

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... were here. Our Portuguese hasn't come on as quickly as we'd have liked, but even we could decipher the banner that read "Paraty celebrates 340 years of political emancipation". Quite what this meant we don't know, but it seemed like an excuse for a big ...

Pirate sightings and noodle antics, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Pirate sightings and noodle antics

A travel blog entry by rob_jess

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... as a pirate for...during the day!? Nice career.  Muy exstraño.  I would have liked to stay longer in Paraty, but the expense of Brazil was just getting to me, my money was just draining out of my pocket and there was potential that Dan was ...

Paradise in Trindade and Praia do Sono, Trindade, Brazil travel blog

Paradise in Trindade and Praia do Sono

A travel blog entry by brenards

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... !! The pics dont give it justice it was just superb!!!!! Trindade the hippie town about 30min on a muy loco bus ride from Paraty is a great little haven full of locals, great food and awesome artesan jewelery and crafts! Full of hippies and lovely ...

Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty

A travel blog entry by marcos1230

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Dzisiaj po sniadaniu (swieze buleczki z maslem i dzemem oraz masakrycznie slodka kawa z mlekiem) poszlismy zwiedzac miasto. Paraty jest dosc male, 30000 mieszkancow ale ma swój urok szczególnie stare miasto gdzie uliczki sa wylozone kostka a budynki sa ...

Party in Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Party in Paraty

A travel blog entry by mcgoniglejp

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... - 6 hours!! to take us to Paraty.  Everyone was very tired but we all got a lot of sleep. Just arriving into Paraty when there was a checkpoint with armed guards (seriously armed - huge guns).  The bus stopped and one of them got on and ...

3 Nights in Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

3 Nights in Paraty

A travel blog entry by gemma_doogal

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... ! After a huge breakfast, we sat on Jabaquara Beach for about an hour and then walked around the historic centre of Paraty. Lots of colonial streets with houses painted in white with different coloured doors, many churches, lots of horse drawn ...

a sereas of unfortnat events part 2, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

a sereas of unfortnat events part 2

A travel blog entry by jackalexandroff

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paraty palarva back to paraty, on my way i booked a ticket to porto segero. i dident want to be stuck in rio another night. the bus route was getting fumilar i recognised the stops and the scenary we passed. feeling a little board i pulled out my ipod. ...

Trindade, Trindade, Brazil travel blog

Trindade

A travel blog entry by sethandkate

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On the way to Trindade we stopped in on the beautiful colonial town of Parati. The Literary Festival was on at the time so there was a great buzz. We just had time enough to wander around town, eat a steak sandwich and take some pictures before heading ...

Gimme some fin!, Trindade, Brazil travel blog

Gimme some fin!

A travel blog entry by garrykctravels

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... my way to the other beach, Praia de Maio and on my way bumped into Jess and Brittany, who we met at the Toboga falls in Paraty. After catching up with them I had a trot along the beach, which was much better than the first one then went back to the ...

The Historic Town of Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

The Historic Town of Paraty

A travel blog entry by marcelo.heather

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On our way to Ubatuba we drove through Paraty, an historic town in the Rio State close to the boarder for Sao Paulo state. It's about 350 years old, which is old for Brazil. It is the historic port for the export of gold to Portugal and is the end of the ...

Pristine beaches, rainforest and cobblestones, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Pristine beaches, rainforest and cobblestones

A travel blog entry by dhruve_anjli

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Endlessly charming and strikingly picturesque, Paraty is one of Brazil's most cinematic destinations. Although full of tourists, it's still very authentic, with cobblestones so uneven, we were nursing sore calves at the end of each day! It's been declared ...

Feb 28, 2011, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Feb 28, 2011

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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Trinidade, Rio De Janeiro State, Brazil travel blog

Trinidade

A travel blog entry by teamswiss

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Birthday last night, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Birthday last night

A travel blog entry by lizsgear

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Anna took me out for pizza after a failed attempt at uploading photos at an expensive internet cafe in town, the electricity went out whilst in the midst of uploading, kind of typical...! We met the three guys from Belgium who had been at the last hostel ...

At the beach, in the rain. Well Norfolk., Paraty, Brazil travel blog

At the beach, in the rain. Well Norfolk.

A travel blog entry by tour-46

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Stopped off at Parati, in the rain, awesome road though, got my tyres to bobble the next day, ...

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