Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rio - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

A travel blog entry by beaky

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... have to work hard to give a good tour to encourage people to pay tips at the end. The first two hours were spent walking around Rio with information on the places we passed, the last hour was when it got really good as we got free food and drink. We got ...

Rio - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly : Part 2, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly : Part 2

A travel blog entry by beaky

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... (it's not recommended to enter favela's on your own, despite progress made under the pacification programme). Over 10 million people in Brazil are believed to live in over a thousand favela’s. In Rio about 20% of people live in favela’s, ...

Rio - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly : Part 3, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly : Part 3

A travel blog entry by beaky

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... (Christ the Redeemer). From down on the beach he looks quite small but up close he looks hugely impressive. He is iconic of Brazil and especially Rio and it is easy to see why. The views from the top of the hill are equally amazing. The city and all its ...

Sinal para partir para missões, Penha Circular, Brazil travel blog

Sinal para partir para missões

A travel blog entry by missoesurbanas

... as for your food you will have to budget on 2 000 Rand for a month. This will cover your basic needs. The plane ticket from Brazil will be much cheaper to get in Brazil as a Brazillian. You can most probably get a connection flight to Upington my town. ...

Quaint But Fun, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Quaint But Fun

A travel blog entry by jl_bigtrip

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... relaxed indeed. A great place to recharge the batteries, from watching our backs in Sao Paulo, to preparing for the rigours of surviving Rio De Janerio. Here in Paraty, one does not have to be worried about walking down the street – day or night. ...

Right then - Rio!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Right then - Rio!

A travel blog entry by juliannet

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... Well, now that I am about to leave Rio I thought I would fill you all in on the experiences and my opinion on Rio! The City Very interesting, you can wander for miles in what you think is squalor and then stumble across some beautiful monument or ...

The final curtain, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

The final curtain

A travel blog entry by john.boyd.123

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I have finally reached Rio, the land of dance, the land of music, it is like everyone has O.C.D. regarding any type of silence, it is kind of mad, but cool.  People just burst into dance or start playing all sorts of musical ...

 We´re gonna party like its your birthday! , Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

We´re gonna party like its your birthday!

A travel blog entry by corinneandluke

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... Maracana Football Stadium, the largest stadium in South America and used to hold football games between the big teams of Rio like Botafogo, Flamengo and Vasco de Gama. However, it was just our luck that on the day we went, they werent allowing visitors as ...

Rio in a day, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio in a day

A travel blog entry by samsonite32

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... the day there would rarely be an occasion when we couldn't see a monkey!). At the top of the mountain the whole of Rio showed itself in its full glory being overlooked by the statue of Christ, quite beautiful...and busy!  There was a church service ...

Climbing Sugarloaf, Rio, Brazil travel blog

Climbing Sugarloaf

A travel blog entry by will.traveller

... hike until it gets too difficult then turn around. Most of the climb is on steep rock but not requiring climbing gear. 3 people from Rio are climbing as well. They have a rope. We appear to be the only ones climbing that afternoon. They are very surprised ...

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