Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rio for the weekend, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio for the weekend

A travel blog entry by laurenmckowen

... met the gang and harry´s hotel, all very posh and all but quite fun, we were on the roof terrance and enjoyed the views of Rio and the favellas by night......  Then had another bite to eat adn then set off to the big street party in Lapa, it should ...

Dude, did you just steal my boxers?, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Dude, did you just steal my boxers?

A travel blog entry by merkdog4

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... become customary for me to accept less than clean surroundings I really look forward to not dealing with this particular aspect of traveling in Brazil in any longer. This reminds me of that hotel in Cancun, what was it called the Mex Hotel I think (Ewee, ...

Arrive in Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Arrive in Rio

A travel blog entry by beardsleyfamily

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Great flight arrived in a hot and sticky Rio. We whizzed through Rio to our accommodation, which turned out to be a beautiful bohemian house in Santa Teresa. We are welcomed by the housekeeper Augusto. The kids are so happy as a pool is waiting for them ...

Ilha Grande dzien 2, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande dzien 2

A travel blog entry by marcos1230

Dzisiaj pogoda nie dopisala. Od rana padal deszcz (chociaz potem przestal) wiec nic nam sie nie chcialo robic. Po poludniu poszlismy cos zjesc a potem siedzielismy w pokoju. Ja ogladalem jakies filmy a Rafal ukladal pasjansa, gral w pilke na kompie, ...

Carioca city, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Carioca city

A travel blog entry by ian-sue

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... so he suggested we join other couch-surfers in a Copacabana bar. It was interesting to see how popular couch surfing has become in Rio and we spent the night chatting to a few random people. We spent the rest of the night chatting with Paul who was ...

Sugar Loaf, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Sugar Loaf

A travel blog entry by gemma_doogal

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First day in Rio De Janeiro... Staying in a beautiful colonial villa in Santa Teresa. We took a taxi to Sugar Loaf Mountain (you need to get taxis to most places). Cost $R 44 each, but it was worth it - the cable car took us up through the clouds but ...

Rio the home of the mini bikini, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio the home of the mini bikini

A travel blog entry by mills01480

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... they exceeded expectations by saying you can go straight to the room....we were chuffed. Woke up eventually, decided on a walk...........Rio is a huge city full of traffic, people and beaches, We walked the 4 blocks through crowded shopping areas until ...

ROCINHA (RIO DE JANEIRO) FAVELA (SLUM), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

ROCINHA (RIO DE JANEIRO) FAVELA (SLUM)

A travel blog entry by terryandjackie

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Amazing experience visiting favela today. Population of this favela, of which there are 1000 in Rio, is 60,000 and which was "pacified" in 2008. Prior to this, the gangs controlled everything, from drugs to gas, electricity, etc. Gangs also poured oil on ...

Brazil Nuts, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Brazil Nuts

A travel blog entry by 0wley

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... ornament in our cabin. So off we set sail once again, impressed by the beauty and bizarre class differences of Salvador. The famous Rio de Janiero was up next, famous for obvious reasons and one of the ports I was most looking forward to on this trip. As ...

Small but perfectly formed, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Small but perfectly formed

A travel blog entry by gringogirl

Paraty As soon as I walk into Paraty I realise a new found appreciation for buildings. The streets are paved with quaint little white-wash houses with slate rooves and small but perfectly formed verandas. The streets are wide and cobbled. But they are ...

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