Travel Blogs from Brazil

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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 ...

Bird shit on two shoes., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Bird shit on two shoes.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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So I am more than five months into my trip, and so far I have neither been robbed nor victim of some clever scam. It's of course something you have to look out for and try to avoid by not taking unnecessary risks or stop being vigilant. In Latin America, ...

IN RIO DE JANEIRO... let the party begin., Rio De Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

IN RIO DE JANEIRO... let the party begin.

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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I have made it to my final oversease destination on this amazing trip Round the World... Rio De Janeiro. To say the least, I am very excited and relieved to have made it. It was always my intention to end the trip in one of the party capitals of the ...

Not Sure About Cruising??, Fortaleza, Brazil travel blog

Not Sure About Cruising??

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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We found last minute accommodation in Rio for Carnival which is almost unheard of. We also found relatively slow transportation back to North America which would help us avoid at least four weeks of a frozen Canadian winter. And in a nice twist, our ...

It's a family affair, Campinas, Brazil travel blog

It's a family affair

A travel blog entry by irax

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I headed back to Rio and then out to a city called Campinas, about 100 kilometers north of São Paulo. It´s not a tourist town and there is no mention of it in my guidebook. Doing a search on travelpod only brings up one brief mention of the city by ...

News from a Friend, Canoa Quebrada, Brazil travel blog

News from a Friend

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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I have some news from a friend of mine that many readers and desktop travelers may be interested in. This friend is going on a trip that even has me envious... even though she invited me to go along with her almost a year ago. I declined for several ...

I'm the Boss, Porto Alegre, Brazil travel blog

I'm the Boss

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... and shopfronts while I purchases some camera batteries and photographed the magnificent Christmas decorations. They really do Christmas well in Brazil. In the evening we walked to Mercado Publico (Public Market) in the centre of the city, where we had ...

Goodbye Brazil!, Florianapolis, Brazil travel blog

Goodbye Brazil!

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... , energy and passion for music, not to mention their immaculate grooming habits! (If you are a single bloke reading this Brazil is full of gorgeous girls!)I will also miss the amazing variety of beautiful landscapes here - tropical beaches, cities like ...

No Di nero, Pariti, Brazil travel blog

No Di nero

A travel blog entry by jag

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Getting to Parati turned out to be a pretty big mission. Ilha Grande had no cash machine so I was running extremley low on cash when we left. After the boat trip back to the mainland I asked a few people which was the bus to Parati. After two hours on ...

Jericoacoara Heaven, Jericoacoara, Brazil travel blog

Jericoacoara Heaven

A travel blog entry by tracy_coward

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... and so little communication, not a bad thing when you get used to it! I am in Jericoacara, which is on the coast of Brazil and very isolated. It seems to be the Hippy hangout and the mood is great, only 10.30am and drinking my fourth beer telling you ...

Rotary Barbeque, Frederico Westphalen Brazil, Brazil travel blog

Rotary Barbeque

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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Rotary Function Tuesday 17.11.09 It was a combined meeting of the two Rotary clubs in Federico Westphalen held in the BBQ area of the local aquatic centre. The celebration was for 3 Rotarians' birthdays and the visit of Des and I from down under, with ...

Manaus, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Manaus

A travel blog entry by tracy_coward

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Arrived in Manaus after long bus journey, set off at 900hrs and arrived the next day at 0100hrs! On arrival our hotel was fully booked so they moved us to another hotel, which was a true ´love hotel´where the rooms were rented by the 3hrs, mirrors on ...

World's Biggest Party, Salvador, Brazil travel blog

World's Biggest Party

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... a big WOW to wind up the first stage of our world travels as slowly as possible. Flying from Portugal to Toronto via Brazil (not exactly a straight line) seemed to be an appropriate plan especially for that WOW. Carnival in Rio has been on my bucket list ...

Lie back, relax, think nice thoughts, Ihla Grande, Brazil travel blog

Lie back, relax, think nice thoughts

A travel blog entry by irax

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... it out of my head that I was eating the whole heart of one chicken. It turns out that this is a very popular dish here in Brazil, particularly with children at Barbecues, I´ll avoid it the next time I´m offered. We ended up in a Foho club and despite ...

Cashew Country, Canoa Quebrada, Brazil travel blog

Cashew Country

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... tasty delicacies from his homeland - a 'bauern' farmer's omelette, followed by apel-küchlein (apple fritters). Every breakfast in Brazil provides a good start to the day, but this was especially hearty fare. It is possible to hire a 'bugiero' ...

Paraty; Sounds like party, but isn't, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty; Sounds like party, but isn't

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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... to, but this one, we both loved. Plenty of hammocks to watch the Simpsons from, they love the yellow, US cartoon family in Brazil. Gus' right-hand man was Charlie, a Swedish guy, who liked nothing more than strumming a Maroon 5 tune out on the guitar, ...

Jungle Trip, Amzon Jungle - Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Jungle Trip

A travel blog entry by tracy_coward

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We set off for a three day trip into the jungle from Manaus at 0830hrs. After a taxi ride we then took a boat to the point where the Rio Negro and the Amazon met, there was a distinctive line in the water were the black and brown waters met, due to the ...

Jesus it's cloudy, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Jesus it's cloudy

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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I woke up feeling extremely tired at about 10am then again we had probably managed about 6 hours in a Caprinha coma. I had a small piece of melon but couldnt really fit anything else in despite yesterdays lack of food, I think it is a temperature ...

Carratao Churrascaria and Plataforma Folklore, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Carratao Churrascaria and Plataforma Folklore

A travel blog entry by hecqs

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I hand dinner at Carratao Ipanema churrascaria with the Plataforma tour group. I was joined with a group of two elderly Argentinian couples. They can´t speak English nor Portuguese, hence my Spanish is again activated. We discussed about the ...

Coz we we're only being boring....., Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Coz we we're only being boring.....

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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Seriously got nothing to write about today. We booked our bus to Rio for Friday and found out it's going to take approximately 24 hours - nice! Oh well, it will be our last major journey. After a chill in the courtyard catching some rays, I locked in ...

Up the Amazon by Boat and Barge, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Up the Amazon by Boat and Barge

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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"I'm afraid there's been a small problem" declared Adimar when we arrived at the ramshackle Macamazon office to pick up our tickets. "The engine on the 'NM Santarém' has broken down, so unfortunately it won't be leaving as usual tomorrow. Better to send ...

29 today and bitten on the arse by red fire ants, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

29 today and bitten on the arse by red fire ants

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... and blue macaws. All in all a great experience and got close to the Galapagos for a complete wild life experience. After a delayed bus journey, we just made are over night bus south to Igassu falls on the Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil ...

A Whale of a Tale, Caravelas, Brazil travel blog

A Whale of a Tale

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... encountered when he visited while travelling on the HMS Beagle in 1832. Abrolhos - which literally translates as "open your eyes"- is Brazil's first marine park, and was created in 1983 to protect and study the whales, and to preserve the coral reefs ...

Iguassu Falls & One Hell of a Boat Trip !!!!, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Iguassu Falls & One Hell of a Boat Trip !!!!

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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... - we deserved it !! We had now decided tomorrow would be a lazy day by the pool we were not going to bother to visit the Brazil side, everyone says that the Argentina side was better and we had a great day also after the money we spent today it was good ...

Ilha Grande and Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande and Paraty

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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After a week of busy beaches and chock a block streets in Rio we decided to take it easy on the relaxing island of Ilha Grande (about 3 hours south of Rio). As we arrived the weather took a turn for the worst and it ended up raining for a full 24 hours ...

music and passion are always the fashion (brasil), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

music and passion are always the fashion (brasil)

A travel blog entry by twittg

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I awoke on the banks of the Parana River having survived my barrel ride over Iguazu Falls. Not the easiest way into Brasil, but the quickest. Climbed up to the road and caught a bus into the city which just happened to have all my bags onboard. Foz do ...

Saucer in Niteroi, Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Saucer in Niteroi

A travel blog entry by hecqs

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Today is the last day of Marvin. He´s flying back tomorrow to Chavez land, Republica de Bolivar de Venezuela. We met at the same meeting place, Campos Siqueira Metro Station. We walked up to the port from Carioca Station and took the ferry across ...

Surfing at Santa Caterina, Florianopolis, Brazil travel blog

Surfing at Santa Caterina

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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With only a couple of weeks until we have a flight back to the UK from Buenos Aires we continued heading South through Brazil. Next stop was a small city called Curitiba where we spent a pleasant couple of days in and around the centre.. lots of shops ...

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