Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The road (rail and air) to Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

The road (rail and air) to Rio

A travel blog entry by beaky

4

... the buildings. Upon arrival at our hotel we had time for a quick change and shower before meeting our tour group with whom we'll explore Brazil together for the next 9 days. Only 5 of us in the group, an Aussie (Monty), a Swiss (Mandy) and another Brit ...

New Year in Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

New Year in Rio

A travel blog entry by 12_months_off

2
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... during holiday season some tourist spots begin to look like Disneyland, including the long waiting times... especially the long waiting times! Brazil is starting to drain my budget in record time, so I better make it to the nearest border before ...

Paradise Found, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Paradise Found

A travel blog entry by gazanova

4

Day One: Today I took a 2 hour bus to Ilha Grande, an island 150 km south of Rio known for its pristine beaches and having large areas of lush rainforest, the remnants of the fast disappearing Mata Atlantica ecosystem. The island has no cars or cash ...

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

Paraty ***, ville coloniale, ballade en bateau

A travel blog entry by loelai

25

... 000 habitants date de XVIII eme siecle. Des paves de pierre donnent une chaussee irreguliere, les habitations sont colorees, avec pleins de balcons en fer forge.. Vraiment mimi.    Les prix semblent assez eleves mais , c est comme dans ...

I found my camera, Rio de Janiero, Brazil travel blog

I found my camera

A travel blog entry by jondells

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... to get out of here.  I have to try to figure out how to use the phones down here.  This local girl I met wants to show me around sometime this week so I need run.  I~ll probably upload photos one more time before I leave Rio. ...

Sugar loaf or Sugar hat?, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Sugar loaf or Sugar hat?

A travel blog entry by tempesh

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After 24 hours of a hell of a busride we finally arrived at RIO! Due to the Independence Holiday we had massive traffic jam and so a 16hour busride got quite, quite long. As I already have told my family I am already cured for riding on busses for the ...

Rio Sightseeing, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio Sightseeing

A travel blog entry by mrewkowski

... , great temperature) and low 20s at night. We spent a great sunset at Pao do Acucar (Sugar Loaf), a sightseeing mountain overlooking Rio and a nice place to see the sunset. This was our first great view of the city and it looked quite magnificent from ...

Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty

A travel blog entry by andyandem

5

... our hostel.  It was a bit disappointing, as well as being in the middle of nowhere it was run by a young couple (Mauro from Brazil and Katrina from New Zealand) who were heavily into surfing so we didn┤t┤t have much in common, and they also had an ...

A boozy weekend in B˙zios, B˙zios, Brazil travel blog

A boozy weekend in B˙zios

A travel blog entry by robin-ras

4

... only have 2 days left, as today I'm off with something that seems to be doing the rounds in the house, and Thursday is Brazil's Independence Day, so no project then either. It's going to be strange leaving the project for good on Wednesday, and I'm not ...

Next Stop Venezuela, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Next Stop Venezuela

A travel blog entry by feeandpete

4

This is our last day in Rio and its been WET! we got a proper soaking today. Yesterday we went to the botanical gardens which was pretty much like any botanical gardens but without the roof. unfortunately it rained when we were there. we then headed ...

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