Travel Blogs from Paraty, Brazil

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Island Hopping, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Island Hopping

A travel blog entry by marjorie

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After a day soaking up the culture in Curitiba, the group set off for the little coastal town of Paraty. Spent a day lazing around on a schooner which cruised between four secluded swimming spots. Good snorkelling conditions and lots of friendly fish. ...

Natural Rock Slide, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Natural Rock Slide

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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... sliding down on their bottoms.  Although having had fun, Brendan was not impressed that he reamined wet until we got back to Paraty over an hour later.  Once back in Paraty we stopped at a fruit shop and bought some mangoes for dinner before ...

Sun, sea, samba & seriously strong caprinhas!, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Sun, sea, samba & seriously strong caprinhas!

A travel blog entry by joelrose

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Rose: After a 24 hour journey in 2 buses we arrive at Paraty. This is a beautiful old colonial sea-side town full of colour and charm. The old town has cobbled streets, cyclists - no cars and white-washed buildings accented with vibrant yellows, ...

Party on Paraty 3- Attack of the killer hang over, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Party on Paraty 3- Attack of the killer hang over

A travel blog entry by nickandhelen

... , but I finally gave up and went back to the hostel to the safety of my bed, whilst everyone else enjoyed a slap up pizza buffet :( Paraty was by far my favourite place to visit during the tour, but I can't help feel a small bit of resentment for the evil ...

Party in Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Party in Paraty

A travel blog entry by nickandhelen

The journey to Paraty from the stink hole Petrol Station was absolutely beautiful. We drove over jungle covered mountains and along white sandy beaches to our stunning destination. After a long process of whether to stay at a fairly rubbishy campsite ...

Brazil: Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Brazil: Paraty

A travel blog entry by daria_juergen

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After visiting the waterfalls our plan was to head to Paraty – a little coastal historic and colonial town in the state of Rio. It was first settled by the Portuguese in 1667. Its old churches, cobbled streets and nearby forests, waterfalls, islands ...

Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty

A travel blog entry by warty007

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... at the distilleries though. We went out on Saturday night to see the famous Brazilian samba singer which half of Brazil had arrived in Paraty to see. We were drinking caipirinhas from the stalls, which were so strong, but tasty. We thought the Brazilians ...

Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty

A travel blog entry by marvinmayhem

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... 's independence.  We spoke with some of the crew and found out it was a big production for Brazilian standards.  Although Paraty made a good backdrop they built a number of sets, and did such a good job that we didn't realize we were walking on ...

Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsmurrell

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... .  We had thought that the continent was pretty much flat in the east, but this coastal range was impressive. Paraty's deeply cobbled streets and shuttered stone buildings date from the 18th century, when the Portuguese built up the port for shipping ...

Lets Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Lets Paraty

A travel blog entry by dgb_law

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... the beach were massive which made for some good entertainment for about 20 minutes but then after this one wave looked just like another. Paraty ended up surprising us and was really good fun due to all the festivities that had been going on not sure ...

par-ah-chee, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

par-ah-chee

A travel blog entry by roopa_anish

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... (Green Coast), a lush, green corridor that runs along the coastline of the state of Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil. – from wiki. We got to Paraty and felt immediately removed from island life, it is a bustling little touristy (in a non pejorative ...

Dancing in Ilha Grande, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Dancing in Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by katy

... the side as they weren´t good dancing shoes!). Yesterday we made it over to what is classed as one of the top 10 beaches in Brazil, which was a 3 hour hike from the main town, however i did rather wimp out and take the easy option by jumping on a ...

Paraty - Ilha Grande, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty - Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by ksmc04

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... days & we are a little sunburnt from it but still all good, Sharon loved the snorkelling yesterday (even saw a sea-horse). Brazil is a country of such contradictions as there are some people with loads of money that fly around in their power boats which ...

Emerald Coast  and Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Emerald Coast and Paraty

A travel blog entry by whk2006

... Bay, I practically did not do much in these three days, which is what a real vacationer should do - nothing. Because of Paraty's colonial past, it has many nice small Portuguese styled churches and squares. It was lovely just to wander around aimlessly. ...

Schooner Cruise, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Schooner Cruise

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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... of entertainment as she tried to negoatiate the uneven surface.  The buildings left behind from the colonial times which saw Paraty prosper as a port for shipping gold back to Portugal are absolutely beautiful, the majority of which have been freshly ...

Meeting up with the parents, Sao Paulo and Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Meeting up with the parents

A travel blog entry by jennifers

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... car drivers, because of their bus routes. We were laughing the whole way but really some of those corners were quite scary. Paraty is Beautiful!!! Rolling hills with lush rainforest and islands dotting the ocean. Our first day we did a boat tour to an ...

Paraty, joyaux colonial, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty, joyaux colonial

A travel blog entry by benguigue

Nous nous retrouvons comme prevu avec Jackeline a Paraty, joyaux colonial, rues pavees, murs paints a la chaux, jolies plages de sable fin, et surtout la meme constance, facilite et attirance dans notre relation. Si je ne me connaissais pas coeur ...

Strange how things work out, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Strange how things work out

A travel blog entry by mattsvadjian

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      The whole reason I had  come to the town of Parati (pronounced parachi), was because a friend from the Panatal had spoke so highly of it.  I was told that it was a small colonial town on the coast.  This ...

On the beach, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

On the beach

A travel blog entry by martin84

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... enormous oil tankers all lit up on a bay and what looked to me like a north sea oil rig, again glowing in the dark. Apparently Brazil has oil and produces its own petrol.   I got some sleep towards the end of the journey but was woken up at 12.30 ...

Paraty - Petit bourg de la côte Brésilienne, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty - Petit bourg de la côte Brésilienne

A travel blog entry by coleauxv

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... maisons typiques aux façades blanches avec quelques touches de couleurs vives. Quelques églises anciennes rapellent l'époque coloniale portuguaise. Paraty est réputé pour être l'endroit oú fût distillée la première Cachaça, cet alcool à base ...

Beautiful Colonial Town, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Beautiful Colonial Town

A travel blog entry by davyandelve

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... our way to Sao Paulo and was recommended by people we had met in Rio de Janeiro. The location of our hostel in Paraty was perfectly located on the beach. At night there was an exceptional buzz about the place with tourists browing in little boutiques ...

By The Beach, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

By The Beach

A travel blog entry by sheerin09

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... - a lush, green corridor that runs down from Rio. Thanks to Portuguese engineering involving an ingenious curvature of the cobblestone streets, Paraty is home to a unique phenomenon. Once a month, when there is a full moon and the tide is high, ...

Home stretch., Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Home stretch.

A travel blog entry by thomasglover

... of the falls, because we'd heard buses were cheaper from the argentine side. We got there, found a company who sold us tickets to Paraty, a beach town between Rio and Sao Paolo, and then waited, until we the man came running up to us, telling us the bus ...

Paraty, a huge change from Ilha Grande!, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty, a huge change from Ilha Grande!

A travel blog entry by jam10

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... .   We decided to go exploring the Old Town as we’d heard so much about how beautiful and unique it is.  Paraty is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.  It’s a town of little white-wash buildings and the most treacherous uneven ...

Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty

A travel blog entry by stalee

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Paraty ...

High  Class  Accommodation, Paraty and Ilha Do Mel, Brazil travel blog

High Class Accommodation

A travel blog entry by scrumpysue

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... I think some were even hanging out of the door - obviously no risk assessment was done for that trip!!!!!! After a few good days in Paraty visiting the beaches and taking a boat trip on Friday we were told by our hostel that we had to move that day as ...

Trindade: art of beach, caipriniha and chill time, Trindade, Brazil travel blog

Trindade: art of beach, caipriniha and chill time

A travel blog entry by sionedworldwide

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Into Brazil, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Into Brazil

A travel blog entry by markandbecs

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... to Paraty) and tried to get some cash out, failed, but we made the bus & 4.5 hours later pulled in to Paraty. The journey was fairly uneventful except for the increasing stress levels that Becs was going through.  It seems that arriving into a ...

Back At The Beach, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Back At The Beach

A travel blog entry by phileden

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... around it then made our way back to the hostel. We took some time out from the beach to walk around the cobbled streets of Paraty's colonial town centre. It's up there with the nicest I've seen in South America and seems like a really nice place to come ...

waterfall/waterslide fun, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

waterfall/waterslide fun

A travel blog entry by chrishodson

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... cachaça distillery (cachaça is the national Brazilian boozedrink, it´s made from sugar cane, and apparently, they sell more cahaça in Brazil than they do coca cola), and sampled a few of the local products.... Then we walked a few miles back down ...

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