Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Azucar Paő - aka - Sugar Hill, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Azucar Paő - aka - Sugar Hill

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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I can´t even explain how excited I am to be in Brazil. The city is much different than I had actually expected. I had been warned that there is a lot crime, but this is unreal! I grabbed a cab from my hotel and asked them to take me to a citibank to ...

I go to Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

I go to Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by camille

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... I think of Brazil, I immediately think beaches, bikinis and beautiful people. Despite having done an International Marketing assignment on Brazil, all I remember is that the Brazilian bikini is 2-3 inches smaller everywhere than a normal one. And let me ...

AMAZON - AT THE MOUTH OF THE RIVER, Belém, Pará, Brazil travel blog

AMAZON - AT THE MOUTH OF THE RIVER

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... their extra bananas. If anyone wants to write me, my address is: Shady Acres Housing, Branch 6, Twig B, Leaf 206, Belém, Pará, Brazil. Ha, ha. I'm just yarning ya'! I'm not really living in a tree. It's just my dream. But, I saw ...

EMBORA, Rio, RJ, Brazil travel blog

EMBORA

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... happiness. And sadness. Because, there's MODERN ODDYSEUS' TOP 5!!! First, the happiness. The Top 5 Best Things About Brazil: 1. BRASILIANAS - Brazilian girls are a treasure. They seem to be made up of nothing but good things: happiness, ...

Ilha Grande - Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande - Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 333 - 334 - Ilha Grande - Rio de Janeiro Leaving our luxury in Ilha Grande was an effort but excluding our flight home it was the last time we'll be moving, the last time we have to carry our backpacks and the last time we'll have all the other ...

A boy in every port, Belém, Brazil travel blog

A boy in every port

A travel blog entry by camille

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... of Brazil. It was so similar to back home that I felt a bit uneasy mixing amongst the middle and upper classes whilst backpacking Brazil. Jaime took quite a shine to me and I must say that I took full advantage of him being a local (and from Santarčm ...

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by roel_e

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... days exploring the city, in fact we´ve just returned from a visit to ´Christo Redentor´, the world famous Jesus statue overlooking Rio. The view up there has to be seen to be believed. Unfortunately the matrass we´re sleeping on is rockhard, even ...

Rio De Janiero, Brazil 28th Feb - 5th Mar, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio De Janiero, Brazil 28th Feb - 5th Mar

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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... . Copacabana Beach One of the most famous beaches in the world and actually supposed to be one of the sexiest beaches in the world. In Brazil the ladies wear thong bikinis so there was a lot of butt around….not as good as you would think though as a ...

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 323 - 324 - Rio de Janeiro A long last there's someone we can talk to beyond the usual traveller dialogues of "What do you do a home?", "How long have you been travelling?" and "What are you doing tonight?". These questions are the most you can ...

Nearly Departed, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Nearly Departed

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 337 - Noon of Day 339 - Rio de Janeiro Kara's now left Brazil and we're packed and ready to depart for home. We've managed to meet up with Ana, a Carioca we met in mendoza, but other than that our time has been taken up with last minute shopping ...

And on to the impressive Rio de Janeiro..., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

And on to the impressive Rio de Janeiro...

A travel blog entry by jonnyandjanette

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... out to sea and along the coast but also back to the city with the Christ statue in the background which just encompasses everything of Rio.  Then onto another cable car to the highest point and my favourite view of the city – as you can see ...

Christo Mountain View, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Christo Mountain View

A travel blog entry by rese_ma

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A couple nights in Paraty, on our way to Iguazu, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

A couple nights in Paraty, on our way to Iguazu

A travel blog entry by jonnyandjanette

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... to do is have a value meal lunch from one of the local restaurants – fish/meat rice and beans for Ł4 – a bargain in Brazil standards and tasty too. Jonny also spots a lot of street art that he likes so all round not a bad afternoon! Back to ...

Păo de Acucer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Păo de Acucer

A travel blog entry by rese_ma

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Pao de Acucar or the Zuckerhut Of course we wanted to visit the spectaculary and famous Zuckerhut! How can we visit Rio de Janeiro and not to go to the famous places. And if you are in that city you even have the possibility to get a discount. You ...

Simon LeBon said it best, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Simon LeBon said it best

A travel blog entry by rich_mcg

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So here the adventuring really begins. Rio de Janeiro (said to be one of the worlds most beautiful cities) is our jump off point to a 4 month treak around South America. Although we nearly didn't make it.... How long do you reckon you need to give ...

Boxing Day, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Boxing Day

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 336 - Rio de Janeiro Your bog standard Boxing Day involves unwanted family, the wearing of undesirable Christmas garments and cold turkey. Not ours. Waking up we suffered an initial disappointment as we were greeted by rain (and the customary ...

Fútbol anyone?, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Fútbol anyone?

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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Vasco da Gama vs. Ponte Preta My first South American soccer game.. Vasco da Gama is a Rio de Janiero team, Ponte Preta is a Saő Paulő team. This was quite the experiance. To begin with, the stadium is in a terrible area. I'm glad I got to see the ...

Brazil!, Rio de Janiero, Brazil travel blog

Brazil!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... a bikini that just about covered her nipples! Infact i looked fully clothed compared to her!!! That's what's nice about Brazil though...everyone seems really comfortable with themselves and no-one wastes time worrying about what people think! The beach ...

Finally...Belem!, Belem, Brazil travel blog

Finally...Belem!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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Well..what can we say...it was long but not too bad! At times it seemed like we were steaming along at a roaring pace so at one point we couldn't quite understand why it was going to take so long! Until we hit a dirt road and then we knew why and it ...

Fat Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Fat Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... The buildings were never ending in all directions, it was like Hong Kong times 10. The super express bus to Rio de Janeiro passed through the beautiful landscapes of rolling green hills, ocean coasts, sugar plantations, endless palm trees, and ...

Get Rich Or Die Trying in Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Get Rich Or Die Trying in Rio

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... quote was much reasonable at US$370 one way to Toronto. Next step is getting the money. Even though Brazil is a modern country and Rio is a cosmopolitan international city, getting the money proved to be nearly impossible. Our(mostly Juliette's) attempt ...

Carnaval!!!!!!!!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Carnaval!!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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... and small children there, even late into the night.   Centro A bit further still is the actual downtown, or center of Rio.  On Thursday, after visiting the Christ Redeemer, we headed down to this area to check out a pre-Carnaval bloco. ...

Rio from another angle, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio from another angle

A travel blog entry by rich_mcg

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... Rio's population live. We'd seen them from afar as we came in from the airport, but diving into the middle of Rocinha (Rio's single biggest favela) was fascinating. Some estimates reckon that as many as 400,000 people are squeezed into this one area, ...

Cidade Maravilhosa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Cidade Maravilhosa

A travel blog entry by jamie083

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... . Just about to head to the airport to begin the long journey home. I've absolutely loved every moment of this amazing continent. Brazil was a nice extra which I hadn't planned but the struggle I had with Portuguese made it a lot harder to get around than ...

Carnaval madness in Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Carnaval madness in Rio

A travel blog entry by emmaanddave

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... into the room with a butter knife and started saying something to me in an agitated way, which of course I didn´t understand. Now I know Rio is a pretty dangerous city and perhaps I should have been a bit more concerned, but it´s not easy to take a kid ...

Samba in Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Samba in Lapa

A travel blog entry by jennifers

... seat cause it looked like the people hanging off the outside were going to get crushed by the cement walls. There was a local couple from Rio on the Bonde who then informed us that the bonde didn´t go to Cordova like we thought. So, we went back down to ...

The final leg!, Rio, Brazil travel blog

The final leg!

A travel blog entry by charlottemills

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I arrived in Foz de Iguazu, Brazil, after 3 long journeys by coach. However I wasn't too tired to set off to the Iguazu Falls, the Brazilian side. Unfortunately the weather over the last few months had been so dry that the falls were only at 15% of their ...

a searys of unfortunat events part 3, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

a searys of unfortunat events part 3

A travel blog entry by jackalexandroff

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the malichuse mall i left my bag in my room. my 'caput'ipod and the little bag of chargers and wires on my bed next to my pack. i wonderd off into town to find a book. there was a really expensive copy of the new hitch hickers gide book (the 6th book of ...

Jungle2jungle, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Jungle2jungle

A travel blog entry by seanrobfred

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... up the coast named Ilha Grande (or "Big Island"). Having heard it described as "one of the most beautiful national parks in brazil, a tropical paradise and, most intriguingly "a big island", we could hardly wait! A very luxurious coach ride later we found ...

60 hours of travel!!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

60 hours of travel!!

A travel blog entry by rubyfunk

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... including the Bolivian carpet!! - and caught the 3pm overnight bus to Sao Paulo with a weird irish guy and then caught another bus to Rio de Janeiro - and arrived at rio hostel at about 9pm on Thursday night - oh yeah, bring it on baby! I then had ...

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