Travel Blogs from Ilha Grande, Brazil

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Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by jamesandjulie

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... , the tour proper starts. We are bussed to a port (somewhere) and are taken on a rustic schooner to Ilha Grande (meaning big island) of the southern coast of Brazil. I am not great on boats, so I sit tight looking at the horizon. James is sat right at the ...

Ilha Grande dzien 3, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande dzien 3

A travel blog entry by marcos1230

Dzisiaj po sniadaniu zdecydowalismy, ze poszukamy innego hotelu, troche blizej glownej ulicy w Abraao. Pytalismy w kilku miejscach i niektore ceny byly takie same jak za ten hotel , w ktorym bylismy do tej pory z tym, ze standard byl duzo wyzszy. ...

Brazils Island Paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Brazils Island Paradise

A travel blog entry by the_chad

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... and a bit painful. Long story short, i was drenched so we all went back in the pool--natuarlly in the rain. Pretty cool. Isla Grande was a definite highlight of this trip and if i were to come back to brazil one day, this island would definitley be at the ...

Paradise Island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Paradise Island

A travel blog entry by kmtour09

Hola, Well, what can I say.... Ilha Grande is amazing. This is the place where all the Brasilians come on holiday and you can see why. We feel completely re-charged after our three month journey and it feels like we are here for a little beach holiday. ...

Island life, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Island life

A travel blog entry by laurenmckowen

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... of the flood.... Friday 17 December Set off early as wanted to catch the 9am boat to Praia Lopez Mendes, a very famous beach in Brazil. it was beatuftil, spent most of the day there, only got back at 4pm, tan is really looking good, very excitied to ...

Start of our 45-day tour, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Start of our 45-day tour

A travel blog entry by angiedarren

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... of our tour, including two 70 year old woman, which caused much excitement and intrigue! We continued southwards down the coast to Ilha Grande - a big island (really?!) where there are no cars, one small village (which we stayed in) and a couple of ...

Ilha Grande Day 6, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande Day 6

A travel blog entry by blobby

Today we caught a ferry for 15 reals to Lopez Mendez beach famed as one of the best beaches in the whole of Brazil.  I must say that it was simply the best beach I have been on.  The water was crystal clear blue and the surf was excellent.  ...

Blame it on the Weatherman..., Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Blame it on the Weatherman...

A travel blog entry by erezt28

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It┤s been two days since i┤ve arrived to Ilha Grande and with my bad luck it has been raining ever since I got here... Not the optimal weather for an tropical island... :) The pousada i┤m staying in is really nice and pampering, the room is big and has ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by david_irina

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... , so we succeeded getting there in the  last minute. - Just some info about the Grande Island: 99% of it's territory are mountains covered by rain forrest. The coast is cut to multiple bays of various size, and ...

"B˘comunimage" le nuage

A travel blog entry by charlyvaness

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... volantes passaient, certaines vers nous, d'autres vers le bas, avec des grandes ailes commes les gramds oiseaux que l'on voyait a l'Ilha Grande mais faisant un bruit bizarre et beaucoup plus grosses. Des ź avions ╗ il paraţt. Et il n'y ...

Grosse Insel, Ilha grande, Brazil travel blog

Grosse Insel

A travel blog entry by asci

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... gibt es eigtl nix neues., aber ich denke mal ich werde spaeter noch mal hier rein schreiben. Auf der Ihla Grande ist jeder Strand eigen. Es gibt lange, kurze Straende mit hohen Wellen und tranquile Straende....schwarze Straende und weisse ...

Day 239 - Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Day 239 - Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by al_fey

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... lottery numbers to be announced! What main course were we going to get?! We definitely felt that our remarkable string of great dinners in Brazil was coming to an end, one way or another... I had the feeling that if the guy gave Katie a pizza with ham ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by vicandgiggs

Ilha ...

4 Nights in Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

4 Nights in Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by gemma_doogal

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... – the largest town on Ilha Grande and then had an all you can eat BBQ at the hostel. First impressions of Ilha Grande – stunning. DAY 2 - Today walked from our hostel to Praia Lopez Mendez. Three hour walk through jungle and past about 3 ...

Ilha de Grande - the start of a love story, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha de Grande - the start of a love story

A travel blog entry by mattock

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What can i say about Ilha Grande.... the start of a true love story and utter paradise. Its Brazils third largest island has tropical scenery and covered in lush forest and gorgeous beaches. There are no cars there and no banks and is a realxing ...

PARADISE!!!!, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

PARADISE!!!!

A travel blog entry by marie-line

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... at yourself on a different background, and only now I realize fully how true these cool sounding words are. These days in Ilha Grande felt really like vacation. Nature was more beautiful than I could imagine, and the island life disconnects you from the ...

Day 237 - Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Day 237 - Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by al_fey

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Today was our first full day on the island, so after a decent breakfast including lots of fruit (and toast!) we decided to walk to another recommended beach by the name of Dios Rios, or Two Rivers. This imaginative title is bestowed on this ...

Ilha Grande Day 1, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande Day 1

A travel blog entry by blobby

... all day by bus and boat we finally made it to our hostel and managed to get our bearings sorted.  I have arrived at Ilha Grande with two fellow travellers from the Hostel. The idea is to chill out here for a week in preparation for Carnival in ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by stalee

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Ilha ...

Ilha Grande, a gamble that definitely paid off!, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande, a gamble that definitely paid off!

A travel blog entry by jam10

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... from breakfast in the hostel earlier that morning).   Less than 2 hours later we arrived into the small port of Abraao in Ilha Grande. Within seconds of our feet reaching the soil (well sand in this case) we decided that we were going to extend our ...

Notes From a Big Island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Notes From a Big Island

A travel blog entry by davidbowmaker

Four hours on a bus and 90 minutes on a boat got us to the tropical Atlantic island of Ilha Grande. We carry less money than required because Jemma did not want to pay a charge at the ATM machine in the coach station. Inevitably all the ATMs in the port ...

Tropical islandin┤, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Tropical islandin┤

A travel blog entry by codownsean

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... Sao Paolo is a joy to behold.  We board a rickety old engine powered boat and head over to Ilha Grande - an island off the south coast of Brazil - which has been labelled paradise by many who have been seduced by its charms.  Unfortunately, the ...

Inselleben, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Inselleben

A travel blog entry by tomfroehle

So wie wir unsere Reise angefangen haben beenden wir sie im Moment auch: auf einer wunderschoenen Insel. Hier sind die Bilder von der Ilha Grande: Ilha Grande Foto Album ...

Travelling along the Costa Verde, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Travelling along the Costa Verde

A travel blog entry by katbromhall

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... but no-one was really coordinated or strong enough to copy them!  It was good fun though. From Paraty our next stop was Ilha Grande, a couple of hours along the coast.  It as the name would suggest, is a fairly big island, although it is mostly ...

Paradise Found, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Paradise Found

A travel blog entry by kevandrach

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... (rodoviaria) for our 2 hour bus ride to the port town of Angra Dos Reis, where we would catch the 1.30pm ferry across to Ilha Grande. The bus journey itself began a little worryingly as we passed through the outskirts of rio, just a mass of favelas, we ...

Welcome to disneyland paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Welcome to disneyland paradise

A travel blog entry by floorgijsopreis

Om een paar dagen de drukte te ontvluchten bezoeken we Ilha Grande. Een busreis van Rio langs de kust waarbij we duizende kleine huisjes tot hoog boven op de bergen zien in alle kleuren, Farvelas. Na een paar uur rijden verruilen we de stadse ...

3 days lazing on the Beach, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

3 days lazing on the Beach

A travel blog entry by samira_steve

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... the gorgeous Brazilians! They sure know how to have fun. The next morning we got on the bus and left  Paratay to Ilha Grande, beginning our 2 hour bus journey and 2 hour boat journey. Since it was the bank holiday weekend we were guaranteed that ...

adventures in paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

adventures in paradise

A travel blog entry by tripmurphy

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... are knockouts...).  I love how you can look into all the buildings from the street and see artists at work. Amazing.  Ilha Grande is also a fun place, but in a different way.  It's the first really 'touristy' place we've been ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by giovanna

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Ilha Grande, this place is all tropical beach and atlantic rainforest with only 3 settlements on the island. What a mission to get here, it took 27 hours, 24 of them travelling, four buses (as it doesn┤t come here directly we had to go via a few ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by timgiovanna

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... to say I find myself in somewhat of a conundrum. Prior to arriving in Rio we spent 3 nights at an amazing place called Ilha Grande. This place is an island off the coast of Brazil that could best be described as a hippies utopia. The island is ...

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