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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 ...

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 ...

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' ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Itacare, Itacare, Brazil travel blog

Itacare

A travel blog entry by roundtheworld

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... (passing 4 gorgeous beaches) to get to a totally protected and isolated beach. It is meant to be the best beach in Brazil. http://www.itacare.com/itacare/praias/guia.php?zoom=3&praia=prainha&force=〈=english Well, I don´t know about ...

beachy, Honey Island, Brazil travel blog

beachy

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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We crossed the border into Brazil and took an overnight bus to Curitiba, a large town in the South. When we arrived in the morning we headed for the train station and caught the 9:30 to Morrettes. The train crossed through a ...

Jumping off a cliff!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Jumping off a cliff!

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... a restaurant, Bar do Armaudo which specialises in NE Brazilian food. It was fantastic and possibly best meal have had in Brazil (even better than Churrascarias in my view). Had lovely steak with beans with cheese, farofa (manioc flour) but with ...

Arrival in Manaus, Brazil, Manaus, Brazil travel blog

Arrival in Manaus, Brazil

A travel blog entry by roundtheworld

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... Then two customs agents/police officers go through the bags. Everything came out...including the dirty socks. I suppose the Colombia/Brazil border is a fairly interesting place to be. They were actually really nice -- and they had smiles and everyone ...

The sun sets on Rio's beaches, bums and beers, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

The sun sets on Rio's beaches, bums and beers

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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... have been lovely and the country is beautiful, here's to 2014 when we hopefully can make it here for the world cup :-) Costs Brazil has been expensive mainly due to the time of year we were here, prices of Rio accommodation at New Year just go through ...

the best concert EVER, Curitiba, Brazil travel blog

the best concert EVER

A travel blog entry by roundtheworld

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WOW. So there you are in the middle of South America nd you find out that soemone you know happens to be in the same general vicinity well what do you do with that dilema ? Well you change your flight and hook up with them of course. So we were on our ...

A day in the largest Favela in Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

A day in the largest Favela in Rio

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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So this morning we had to sort out out bus to Bolivia - I think we have been putting it off as we know its another mammoth journey back there - again the flights are just soooo expensive so its long long hours of overland travel again.  Its good ...

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 ...

Double Booked, Frederico Westphalen Brazil, Brazil travel blog

Double Booked

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... we’ve eaten. So now we try to choose foods which are in some ways similar to ours. Some of the vegetables here in Brazil are pickled, I have to stay away from those. And off course, if I have too much of the delicious freshly squeezed orange juice, ...

The Night of the Long Knives, Rio de Janerio, Brazil travel blog

The Night of the Long Knives

A travel blog entry by catters

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Stupidly, sometime over the last few days, I remember telling a group of travellers how, as much as South America has the potential to be dangerous, if you remain sensible you can avoid anything serious happening to you.  This was all ...

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