Travel Blogs from Ilha Grande, Brazil

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Day 108, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Day 108

A travel blog entry by beera

... passed out mid sentence on Jack's bed. She was hammered. We teased Jack for a while with the whole 'what happens in Brazil stays in Brazil' speech, but clearly he was just being chivalrous. Anyway there was no time for him to rest as ...

Day 109, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Day 109

A travel blog entry by beera

... right now? - Gordon returned, muttering about his close encounters with a digger that had been cruising the streets that day. Ilha Grande contains no banks or, supposedly, cars. Only one ambulance and a few other service vehicles are present, hence the ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by johnandlouise

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... from a place called Mangaratiba. We were in Mangaratiba long enough to grab a quick brekkie after another overnight bus. Arrived on Ilha Grande quickly found some accommodation, & had a light lunch before we headed to the beach. It was sooooooo good to ...

Ilha Grande - Brazil, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande - Brazil

A travel blog entry by roamingmonk

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... green lagoons, and snorkelled around an old helicopter wreck (11m down, Brad's new free diving record).  Fantastic day out. We loved Ilha Grande, and as with Rio have vowed to come back.  Absolutely perfect to go for a few weeks anual ...

Amazing Archipelago :-), Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Amazing Archipelago :-)

A travel blog entry by juniorandange

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... such a wicked day and very relaxing which was good as we headed to Rio the next day. We caught the Rio transfer which took us from Ilha Grande to our hostel in Rio. I highly recommend this as it was only about $40US and 3 hours. People that did it on ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by umrapaznobrasil

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Ilha Grande: Dogs (Bitches) &  Beaches, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande: Dogs (Bitches) & Beaches

A travel blog entry by steveowonder

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... go, its a real gem, and if you get the weather it can be very difficult to return back to the mainland. Ilha Grande Highlights: Crunchy untouched hidden beaches, surfing, escapism from Rio Pros: Idyllic Resort, Mountain treks, Beaches, Charming town ...

The Island Experience, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

The Island Experience

A travel blog entry by amyl.emerson

... to my "fighting weight". But I digress. The island experience is a one week health camp on the idyllic tropical island of Ilha Grande, in the state of Rio. It begins with morning yoga at 7am  and continues with kayaking, hiking, swimming, ...

And... We

And... We "Regress"

A travel blog entry by kdwanderlust

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We left Rio and headed to Ilha Grande, an island we'd heard so much about. There are no roads on the island--just little dirt paths--and no cars. And when the tide rolls in, you roll up your pants and wade right through it...otherwise, you're not going to ...

Island hopping, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Island hopping

A travel blog entry by fruss_copy1

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Day 8 - Had breakfast in a nice cafe this morning with a few others from the hostel. Had a transfer booked to Ilha Grande which was great as it meant i didn't have to use public transport (and avert the inevitable transport ...

rain rain and rain, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

rain rain and rain

A travel blog entry by amberchatwin

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... left Rio a couple of days ago, as well as the sunshine for that matter! we had a 2 hr journey down the coast of brazil and a 2 hour boat ride across to this island, it was the most amazing boat ride, the scenery was spectacular (photos to follow!!) and i ...

the incredible ilha grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

the incredible ilha grande

A travel blog entry by elleanil

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... incredible ilha grande The beauty of travelling for a long time is having the ability to pick and choose where you travel.. Originally ilha grande wasn't on the cards but having heard such great things from other people and looking it up on the internet ...

Let the camping begin!, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Let the camping begin!

A travel blog entry by pan_rory

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... our new tent we caught a 3 hour bus from Rio bus station to Angra dos Reis. From there we caught our ferry over to Ilha Grande which took 1 1/2 hours. We arrived in the dark and found our campsite just beyond the pier so proceeded to set up our epic ...

2310'S, 4414'W, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

2310'S, 4414'W

A travel blog entry by hamelandnisa

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Walked to Lopes Mendes ...

Rio De Jeneiro and Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Rio De Jeneiro and Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by carolinecumming

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... coast to a town called Angra Dos Reis. From here it was an hour's ferry ride out to 'Ilha Grande', one of the many beautiful tropical islands off Brazil's coast. The view of the island on the approach was spectacular, and we immediately felt that sense ...

Haviana Hiking and Pretending to be Pirates, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Haviana Hiking and Pretending to be Pirates

A travel blog entry by monita

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... km trek! we wore shoes this time! and the rain held out - only a little thunder and heat lightening into the night. Ilha Grande is a beautiful and relaxing place despite the crowds. we saw so many beautiful butterflies and birds and flora and fauna ( ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by jenmcguire1987

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... night on the Sunday, Adam was extremely hungover after drinking a litre of 2.69 Vodka! Monday 13th September - Made our way to Ilha Grande - 2.5 hours by bus, 80 mins by ferry, walked along the length of the beach to reach our hostel, ...

Beauty and the Beast, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Beauty and the Beast

A travel blog entry by redkeels

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... , Alex and Nuno had decided to hike through the jungle to Lopes Mendez beach which is supposed to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Brazil.  It was going to take 2 1/2 hours so we set off just after 10 am.  It was true hike there, climbing ...

Ilha Grande for some R&R, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande for some R&R

A travel blog entry by shanem

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... and heal the liver somewhere a bit quieter. There were a few places to go for this but the word on the street was that Ilha Grande, a small quiet unspoilt island just off the coast some 150 km south west of Rio, was the best of the ...

I want to be a Brazilian, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

I want to be a Brazilian

A travel blog entry by redkeels

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Today I was leaving Paraty and heading for the Island of Ilha Grande (Big Island).  I left the hostel at around 11 am and headed for the local bus station.  This was going to be interesting as I had to catch a local bus where no one speaks ...

Ilha Grande: Tropical rainforest island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande: Tropical rainforest island

A travel blog entry by alexennis269

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... alone) and was forced to abandon my plans to climb this formidable peak which would have no doubt revealed some breathless panoramas. Ilha Grande was great and we are glad we spent 4 whole days there to fully appreciate what the island had to offer. ...

And then there was rain - Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Brazil travel blog

And then there was rain - Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by oliver_mieke

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... don't want you to get bored of course! ;-)   After our time in Rio de Janeiro we set off to the Brazilian island 'Ilha Grande', just a couple of hours south west of Rio. We checked the weather forecast and since it was going to be raining, we thought ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by paulandnic

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... white sand. But due to torrential rain storms, polluted sea and littered beaches and the sheer number of people there, Ilha Grande was a bit of a let down. Fortunatley we found an apartment with kitchen etc rather than just a room so we ...

Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by asanchez

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... much time for updates of late, or for photos or anything really, just been so busy with going to the beach in Rio and then to ilha Grande, which you have to get to by boat and there are no cars, and now heading down the coast and out of Brazil. ...

Pirate Lair, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Pirate Lair

A travel blog entry by thewer

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Continuing along the Costa Verde, I stayed a few days on the tranquil Ilha Grande, a former pirate lair. It had great, unspoilt beaches, no cars and a really laid-back feeling. Met some local lads there, and had a great time getting to learn some more ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by coretour

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... (and gestured) constantly in Portuguese while we just nodded and laughed along with absolutely no idea what he was going on about. Ilha Grande is a remote island about an hour and a half ferry journey from the mainland. We hadn't booked any sort of ...

Paraty and Ilha Grande, Paraty and Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Paraty and Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by fatman78

... beaches for the afternoon. This is what travelling was supposed to be about. After a couple of days in Paraty we made our way to Ilha Grande - about an our off the coast between Rio and Sao Paolo. We managed to find a place on the beach away from the ...

A Little Bit Of Luxury, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

A Little Bit Of Luxury

A travel blog entry by sarahandandy

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... we stayed in the hostel bar until our boat was ready to take us back to the mainland. We had really enjoyed our few days on Ilha Grande. The weather hadn’t been what we had hoped for, but the fact we had been given the free upgrade to a private ...

Tropical Island Honeymoon, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Tropical Island Honeymoon

A travel blog entry by kelandjamesb

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It was an exhausting journey all the way to Ilha Grande - 24 hours to Rio (where we observed that Brazilian time is far slower than African time, being a pedestrian in Rio is very hazardous, and that Rio is massive with slums and half finished buildings ...

Ilha Grande and the chance to dream, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande and the chance to dream

A travel blog entry by secretseaton

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... stop on this Great South American Road Trip was supposed to consist entirely of me lying on a glorious postcard-perfect beach on Ilha Grande, a picturesque island about 90 minutes off the coast of Rio de Janeiro. Sadly, as you may have surmised - this ...

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