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Barra Shopping, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Barra Shopping

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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An update to let everyone know that I´m still alive and surviving Rio. Between you and me, I think a month in this city is going to be a bit long (damn those inflexible tours with GAP... in hindsight, I should of stayed in Buenos Aires longer as ...

Final Month on the Road, Rio, Brazil travel blog

Final Month on the Road

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... more than once at some of the poor sleeping on the streets. It is like I'm in an African country with such extreme poverty. Brazil is becoming one of the powerhouses of the industrial world... and has a significant job ahead of it if it is to ensure ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Paradise in Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paradise in Paraty

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... , with a backdrop of steep, jungled mountains plunging into an island studded bay. According to the reviews, Paraty is Brazil's most appealing and exquisitely preserved historical gems. The colonial centre is remarkable not only for its centuries old ...

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 ...

The Last Leg, Sao Paulo, Brazil travel blog

The Last Leg

A travel blog entry by samkirsop

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... of the country without a problem, but the bus driver didn´t stop at the Brazilian border and so I was never officially in Brazil (apparently this was because it was a Brazilian bus company and so they assume everyone onboard has the right to be there). ...

Belém, Belém, Brazil travel blog

Belém

A travel blog entry by roundtheworld

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Belém, Brazil Nov 3-4 Ok. The mouth of the Amazon -- where it feeds into the Atlantic. Otherwise known as a place to skip! Not much here, a fun dinner at some restored docks. And a musician playing on a moving platform...hmmm. Managed to find ...

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