Travel Blogs from Brazil

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Life on the Farm, Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Life on the Farm

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... bus was running very late as we'd heard it had been stopped three times by the local federal police. The run from Bolivia to Brazil is a known drug trafficking route, hence their diligence (either that or they are bored. They did come on two more times on ...

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 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). ...

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 ...

Been up on a hill with Christ!!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Been up on a hill with Christ!!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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Got the 9.30am local bus to take us to the train station at the bottom of the Christ the Redeemer hill. The bus took about 45 minutes and went all over town. I suppose it was like getting a free city tour in the deal I suppose. There was a 30 minute ...

Dead caiman, Frederico Westphalen, Brazil travel blog

Dead caiman

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... trip tomorrow to look around. I bet Lynn can’t wait to get into a car again. I must admit I’m enjoying our jaunts around Brazil on the buses. The service is good and I can take my computer on board and catch up with the pod journal on the long ...

Early morning flying!, Belem, Brazil travel blog

Early morning flying!

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Last night went to the theatre in Manaus for a free dress rehearsal - weird contemporary dance - glad it was free! The theatre was lovely and still amazing to see such a place in the middle of the Brazilian rainforest. Said our goodbyes to the ...

Cobbles, Cocktail and Carnemar, Parati, Brazil travel blog

Cobbles, Cocktail and Carnemar

A travel blog entry by jodifer

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A colonial style town, made wealthy in the 18th century, and now a protected site, Parati was our next port of call. On advice we stayed just outside town in a village called Trinidade for a couple of nights, and by village I mean literally one street ...

Brasil Brasil Brasil, Recife, Brazil travel blog

Brasil Brasil Brasil

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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Day 26.   12 November 2007 (Recife, Brazil)   Woke up early again and looked out the window and we're docked in Recife Brasil!!  Can't work put where we are in relation to any of the maps we have but think that Olinda is directly ...

Stalked...By An Alligator!, The Pantanal, Brazil travel blog

Stalked...By An Alligator!

A travel blog entry by irax

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... I hung around a little longer in Santa Cruz. To be honest I just didn`t know where to go next. Eventually I plumped to head to Brazil! To The Pantanal, I had to go and see what those Evil Clowns were on about! I had to catch the overnight train to the ...

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