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Bus to Santarem (Day 1) - Day 74, Sinop, Brazil travel blog

Bus to Santarem (Day 1) - Day 74

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Swapped buses this morning after a smooth and comfortable 12 hour bus ride on smooth tarmac. There's going to be no tarmac for the next 800km! The new bus looks like a supped-up 4x4 "Superbus" with a big winch bolted on the front. This must be an ...

Flashback Night, Rio, Brazil travel blog

Flashback Night

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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Last night was great... my club down the road had a flashback night and played mostly music from the 80s. Makes for a great atmosphere. Can´t believe how popular our Kylie is... her music has been played everywhere I´ve been. The club pulsated with ...

Day at the Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Day at the Maracana Stadium

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... that would be here. Then we arrived at the Maracana. This stadium once held over 200,000 people for the 1950 World Cup final (which Brazil lost to Uruguay), but today it is now just an 86,000 all seater stadium. We got into the stadium about 90 minutes ...

Staying in a coconut plantation of course!, Somewhere else in the middle of Brazil, Amazona, Brazil travel blog

Staying in a coconut plantation of course!

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Leave our bush camp and continue south where scenery progressively more rainforesty. Lots of flooded fields and very wide rivers and trees which just go on for miles. There are intermittent gaps in the trees where there are huge lakes with dead tree ...

Cachoeira - Day 52-54, Cachoeira, Brazil travel blog

Cachoeira - Day 52-54

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... a strange concoction of religious influences from one end of the spectrum to the other, it's very unique to this region of Brazil. Unfortunately I didn't have chance to see this unique religion being practised in the area.  This evening I was in ...

Nature at its very best, Foz Do Iguazu Brazil, Brazil travel blog

Nature at its very best

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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19.11.09 Foz do Iguazu Today saw us on a state of the art Marco Polo coach bound for Foz do Iguazu, Brazil. We were lucky enough to score the front seats on the upper level, giving us a panoramic view of the countyside. The trip was very comfortable and ...

Passing the peace pipe, Frederico Westphalen, Brazil travel blog

Passing the peace pipe

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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9.12.09 It's been an eventful week for us since the drive back from Porto Alegre to Frederico Westphalen on the bus. (Dr Hermes said he does the drive in about 4 hours by car, that’s a lot more civilized than the 8½ hours it took us). We arrived ...

Thank you good people of Frederico Westphalen, Frederico Westphalen, Brazil travel blog

Thank you good people of Frederico Westphalen

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... Flor, from Café Sol, came to our hotel room to deliver a special gift. She had painted a glass plate for us with symbols of Brazil on it and a dedication of remembrance to us. How sweet of her. I’ll have to wrap it carefully for the bike or post ...

Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil travel blog

Porto Alegre

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... on with it. We needed to purchase summer riding jackets, as the ones we have are much too hot for the warm conditions here in Brazil, and those we will encounter in Chile, Peru and probably all the way up the western coast of the USA. We caught a taxi to ...

Oi todos os meus novos amigos Brazillian, Frederico Westphalen Brazil, Brazil travel blog

Oi todos os meus novos amigos Brazillian

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... time here in Frederico Westphalen and the surrounding district, we shall be sad to leave. We are learning a great deal about Brazil, one way or another, and sometimes feel we interrogate the few English speaking people here. We still use many hand ...

Rainy Rio...., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rainy Rio....

A travel blog entry by lynsey_and_john

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... journey ever... The next day, we walked to the bus terminal and booked a ticket to Rio, via São Paolo, the biggest city in Brazil. I couldn't believe how expensive the bus tickets were, it cost about £80 each to get there, and it was to be our longest ...

Living it up in Ipanema, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Living it up in Ipanema

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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From what I´ve seen of Ipanema and Copocabana so far, Rio has got to top the list of being the most beautiful city I´ve been to. Walking along the entire length of Ipanema Beach yesterday had me in awe. The beach oozes with life (the fitness side of ...

Brazil!, Lencois, Brazil travel blog

Brazil!

A travel blog entry by monkeymouse74

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My oh my, where do I start??!! Well, Im in Brazil right now, and as its been a while since I last updated this travelogue Ive been up to all sorts of mischief! From Argentina we travelled up to the Iguacu Falls, which were absolutely incredible. So ...

Iguazu falls, Iguazu, Brazil travel blog

Iguazu falls

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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New Rotary Friends, Frederico Westphalen Brazil, Brazil travel blog

New Rotary Friends

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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Kiwi fruit and white chocolate on a pizza??? On Tuesday while we were walking along the road, Des and I met Rosa and her boyfriend Midas, (his name is really Maires, which I didn't know until he signed my plaster cast, but he’ll always be Midas to ...

Life's a whole lot of beaches!, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Life's a whole lot of beaches!

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... like one of the Thailand islands we visited about a year ago, Koh Phangan, but I would still recommend Thailand's islands before Brazil's beaches. If you like waves however, Brazil's the place to be. I also read that some of Brazil's beaches further ...

"At the Moment, There is No View"

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... ' favorite things on earth. Emily and George to the rescue, and we had another perfect evening with friends for our last night in Brazil. Gato Tally: 640 Wedding Tally: 19 (this is actually from Ouro Preto) Nachos Tally: ...

Iguazu Falls, Iguazu Falls, Brazil travel blog

Iguazu Falls

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... Falls, a huge mass of falling water rivaled by few others, is located on a three way border between Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil. As we are approaching from Paraguay, and are going to first visit the Argentinian side of the falls, we need to first ...

I didn't hit a cow today., Frederico Westphalen, Brazil travel blog

I didn't hit a cow today.

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... T shirt in one of his panniers. Bless him. Des finds it’s very enjoyable riding around the countryside here in Brazil, you see some pleasant sights, brightly coloured chickens running across the road, large fields of tobacco and corn in various ...

TWO YEARS!!!!! ..... and all the things I miss, Jericoacoara, Brazil travel blog

TWO YEARS!!!!! ..... and all the things I miss

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... will just keep going for a while longer.... here´s what´s new. I arrived in a hip beach town called Jericoacoara in the northeast of Brazil. I was tired of Sao Louis so I left a day ahead of Boris and a new travel mate, Guillermo from Spain. It´s here ...

Iguazu Falls: Part Two., Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil travel blog

Iguazu Falls: Part Two.

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... a public bus and made our way to immigration. Once again extremely easy as they stamped us out of Argentina, another guy stamped us into Brazil and then we were back on the bus within 5 minutes. Why can't all border crossing be this simple. Oh well we ...

Devil's Throat walkway., Iguazu Falls, Brazil travel blog

Devil's Throat walkway.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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So I am back at Iguazu Falls for the second time in less than nine months. Being in Florianópolis on our way towards Buenos Aires, there's no way we can skip taking the detour (I'm not even sure it is a detour) inland to visit these wonderful ...

Over to the other side - Brazil time!, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Over to the other side - Brazil time!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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Today we were on the move to our final South American Country - Brazil. We checked out at 10am and then relaxed round the pool for a couple of hours. We didn't need a ticket for our trip to Brazil as we were just going to jump on a local bus when we ...

Rio de Janeiro - Day 57-65, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio de Janeiro - Day 57-65

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... people in one place in my entire life, I felt genetically inferior surrounded by these beautiful freaks. Another amazing night out in Brazil, these people certainly know how to party. Returned to my friends place as the sun was rising, the taxi drove ...

A nice place to pass the time in Brazil, Frederico Westphalen Brazil, Brazil travel blog

A nice place to pass the time in Brazil

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... toe needed to be elevated and iced. The Police were called to make an incident report, so Lynn is now on record in Brazil. I really appreciate Lynn’s effort to keep up her end of our sensational trip through South America, but I think that’s ...

How many sandunes are there in Brazil?, Belém, Brazil travel blog

How many sandunes are there in Brazil?

A travel blog entry by sarahwalsh

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OK, I am actually not writing this from Belém, but decided to cut the next entry into two because so much happened. Last time I was in Jeri and we were having some problems with our tour leader, which was resolved with a new leader, a cool guy from ...

Being Boonie, Brazilian Togs and New Years, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Being Boonie, Brazilian Togs and New Years

A travel blog entry by catters

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The first two nights in Rio were massive, New Years to be expected, the night before less so.... Straight from the airport, it was a matter of a few hours before the "Gang of Five" reconvened on an afternoon booze cruise around the Rio harbour.  ...

The never ending stadium hunt., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

The never ending stadium hunt.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... the road to ask. Nobody knew. We were in the middle of Botafogo, in the middle of Rio, in the middle of football crazy Brazil, but nobody had even the faintest idea. "Botafogo, are they playing today?" But discuss they did, curious old men stopping by to ...

More carnival and beaches!, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

More carnival and beaches!

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... away from the frenzy of Rio. Paraty was founded in 1500 ish and sits on a shoreline of peninsulas on the Costa Verde - Brazil's most beautiful coastline. It's hemmed in by jungled mountains which seem to fall straight into the sea and its bay has 100s ...

Bonito, Bonito, Brazil travel blog

Bonito

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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Still Jason here ... thought I would do another diary entry while C was sleeping ! (only joking .. we did agree) Bonito is a strange town in the middle of nowhere. Very small, it acts as a sleepy stop over between the pantanal and Foz do Iquazu, but ...

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