Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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And We´re Off, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

And We´re Off

A travel blog entry by marcelo.heather

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We arrived in Rio de Janeiro but as the port is a good distance from the city centre and we are planning to come back to Rio we decided to stay on the ship. We spent the day enjoying the fact that the ship was relatively empty and enjoyed the pool and the ...

More manic driving on Rio's main streets!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

More manic driving on Rio's main streets!

A travel blog entry by jam10

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... leaving the beach and heading back onto Copacabana Avenue we were approached by a man selling novelty number plates with names and Rio de Janeiro printed on them.  He said to John “Michael, Michael??…” John said “no”, ...

Brazil, Rio, Brazil travel blog

Brazil

A travel blog entry by brummiesontour

... arrived at where we were staying on Copacabana beach. Now I hate to shatter the dream boys but unfortunately not everyone in Rio looks like Giselle - most of the women are 30 stone and wearing bikinis that I'm not sure even Victoria's Secret models could ...

The Mighty Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

The Mighty Rio

A travel blog entry by bamberd

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... oil, it was beautiful. Then came the main course, pig, pig and more pig. You get rice and beans (a staple for most meals in Brazil), served with 2 pots of stew. In pot one was what bthe manager called the class 1 meat, i.e. rib, belly and tongue of all ...

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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All of our hard work learning Spanish (!!!) went to waste once we entered Brazil, it was Portugese all the way so we were a little bit lost!  It took us 30 hours to travel from Iguazu to Paraty, twice we tried to get off the bus too early as we ...

Another week in Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Another week in Rio

A travel blog entry by alohagypsies

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... ! Has it been over a week since my last entry? How time flies. Well, we've created a bit of a routine for ourselves here in Rio. We attend Portuguese classes Monday through Thursday from 10:30AM - 12:30PM, then we eat lunch a one of the many "food by the ...

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by will.shaw

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WOW! After 6 weeks of enjoying the Argentine way of life I have moved on, and I must say my expectations of Rio have been equalled, it is the most beautiful city I think I have ever been to! From the plane I was able to get a few snaps but they are ...

Acai, Speedos, Thongs, and Soccer!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Acai, Speedos, Thongs, and Soccer!

A travel blog entry by carlaandmike

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... not everyone is a supermodel.   Like everywhere else in the world – there is variety.  The great thing about Cariocas (Rio residents) is that no matter what their shape or size - they wear the sanga (Brazilian speedos for men) and the ...

Music in Lapa, Rio, Brazil travel blog

Music in Lapa

A travel blog entry by will.traveller

I try going to get my airline ticket to Iguazu and to visit some museums. Everything is closed.   Ricardo and his friends told me that I should not go to Lapa, one of the major nightlife areas, by myself. Too dangerous. I still had to go.   ...

Nitaroi, Rio, Brazil travel blog

Nitaroi

A travel blog entry by will.traveller

... this week. A bus is 20 hours. I have done more but only if I have to.   The ferry is working so I go across the bay to Nitaroi. The ferry and the waterfront offer great views of the Rio skyline.    I am so beat that I am in bed by ...

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