Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Cuzco to Lima to Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Cuzco to Lima to Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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What a day ...

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 321 - 322 - Rio de Janeiro Rio is doing its damnedest to dispel our current lethargy for travelling. the hostel where we´re staying is the kind (filled with young, single people) where the focus is on evening entertainment rather than daytime ...

Christmas Day, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Christmas Day

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 335 - Rio de Janeiro Christmases in faraway places are over-rated! I've never felt as homesick as I have today. There are a number of things that make the normal Christmas one of the highlights of the year that it is and I never realised what they ...

Back for a last beach day in South America, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Back for a last beach day in South America

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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Another Day on the ...

Brazilian Paradise Found., Ilha grande , Brazil travel blog

Brazilian Paradise Found.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... ’s aimed to stamp out cholera. Later it was used as a penal colony.  Ilha Grande has been a perfect place to enjoy a slice of holiday Brazil and we move on tomorrow (back to Rio for one night) thinking a few more days would have been ...

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 325 - 326 - Rio de Janeiro What can I say? Despite Kara's arrival giving us some impetus, the thought of spending another five weeks in Rio and on Brazil's beaches has bizarrely been usurped by the lure of London in January. While on the face of it ...

Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Rio in our later entry from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil entitled 'Rio Rocks!'. Cheers, K & ...

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 ...

IF YOU'VE GOTTA GO DOWN, GO DOWN SWINGING, Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

IF YOU'VE GOTTA GO DOWN, GO DOWN SWINGING

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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Along clear, light-colored sea with waves rising and breaking near shore, lies Rio de Janeiro. Beneath huge, bulging rocks that break apart the town and necessitate tunnels, lies Rio. Among green forests that climb the hills which lead to the rocks, ...

Lima - Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Lima - Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 319 - 320 - Lima - Rio de Janeiro Our last bit of excitement in Peru was experiencing our first earthquake (the replica one in the London Science Museum doesn´t count). To be fair it was only a tremor but it didn´t stop us virtually shitting ...

The final update..., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

The final update...

A travel blog entry by roel_e

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Finally then it has come to this day...the last one of our holiday :-( It is now 11:00h and at 14:00h we will go the airport to depart by plane there at 17:00h for the long flight back home...oh yeah...we forgot, we don´t have a home and no job ...

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 ...

River of January?, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

River of January?

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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Our three hour flight was actually only two hours in the air, because unbeknownst to us we had a stopover en route to Rio. Still, we touched down earlier than expected. We picked up a map and guidebook, then caught a shuttle bus.  The driver was ...

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 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 ...

Rio has Cleaned up, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio has Cleaned up

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... and then for NDB RWY 20 approach , asked for an Visual approach , got it and was able to make a few Pictures from Downtown Rio. The Guy from Ramp Control waited patiently untill I had secured my Airplane and brought me to the Terminal , which saved me the ...

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 ...

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