Travel Blogs from Paraty, Brazil

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Strange how things work out, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Strange how things work out

A travel blog entry by mattsvadjian

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      The whole reason I had  come to the town of Parati (pronounced parachi), was because a friend from the Panatal had spoke so highly of it.  I was told that it was a small colonial town on the coast.  This ...

On the beach, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

On the beach

A travel blog entry by martin84

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... enormous oil tankers all lit up on a bay and what looked to me like a north sea oil rig, again glowing in the dark. Apparently Brazil has oil and produces its own petrol.   I got some sleep towards the end of the journey but was woken up at 12.30 ...

Paraty - Petit bourg de la côte Brésilienne, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty - Petit bourg de la côte Brésilienne

A travel blog entry by coleauxv

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... maisons typiques aux façades blanches avec quelques touches de couleurs vives. Quelques églises anciennes rapellent l'époque coloniale portuguaise. Paraty est réputé pour être l'endroit oú fût distillée la première Cachaça, cet alcool à base ...

Beautiful Colonial Town, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Beautiful Colonial Town

A travel blog entry by davyandelve

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... our way to Sao Paulo and was recommended by people we had met in Rio de Janeiro. The location of our hostel in Paraty was perfectly located on the beach. At night there was an exceptional buzz about the place with tourists browing in little boutiques ...

By The Beach, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

By The Beach

A travel blog entry by sheerin09

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... - a lush, green corridor that runs down from Rio. Thanks to Portuguese engineering involving an ingenious curvature of the cobblestone streets, Paraty is home to a unique phenomenon. Once a month, when there is a full moon and the tide is high, ...

Home stretch., Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Home stretch.

A travel blog entry by thomasglover

... of the falls, because we'd heard buses were cheaper from the argentine side. We got there, found a company who sold us tickets to Paraty, a beach town between Rio and Sao Paolo, and then waited, until we the man came running up to us, telling us the bus ...

Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty

A travel blog entry by stalee

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Paraty ...

High  Class  Accommodation, Paraty and Ilha Do Mel, Brazil travel blog

High Class Accommodation

A travel blog entry by scrumpysue

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... I think some were even hanging out of the door - obviously no risk assessment was done for that trip!!!!!! After a few good days in Paraty visiting the beaches and taking a boat trip on Friday we were told by our hostel that we had to move that day as ...

Trindade: art of beach, caipriniha and chill time, Trindade, Brazil travel blog

Trindade: art of beach, caipriniha and chill time

A travel blog entry by sionedworldwide

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Ihla grande, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Ihla grande

A travel blog entry by emily26

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... 12 we headed to the main bar/hostel on the island called Aquarium or something like that. They did good caipirinhas, the drink from Brazil they are delicious. The alcohol is cachaca and they out in lots of sugar, lime and soda. So delicious. Two other ...

Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty

A travel blog entry by emily26

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... a rice risotto with Dylan (one of the aussies) we ended up having another drunken night somehow. Beers and cachaca the drink of Brazil, didn't get to bed till about 4am. The next day we headed to this waterfall and swimming hole. You could slide down the ...

Into Brazil, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Into Brazil

A travel blog entry by markandbecs

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... to Paraty) and tried to get some cash out, failed, but we made the bus & 4.5 hours later pulled in to Paraty. The journey was fairly uneventful except for the increasing stress levels that Becs was going through.  It seems that arriving into a ...

Week 1 - Crazy Rio to Chilled Trindade, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Week 1 - Crazy Rio to Chilled Trindade

A travel blog entry by thestewarts

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... and Lou is now an expert at making!)! We were lucky enough to be there for the annual Jazz and Blues Festival in Paraty, which, with it's cobbled streets and colonial buildings make you feel like you've stepped back in time, and was a great setting for ...

Back At The Beach, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Back At The Beach

A travel blog entry by phileden

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... around it then made our way back to the hostel. We took some time out from the beach to walk around the cobbled streets of Paraty's colonial town centre. It's up there with the nicest I've seen in South America and seems like a really nice place to come ...

waterfall/waterslide fun, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

waterfall/waterslide fun

A travel blog entry by chrishodson

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... cachaça distillery (cachaça is the national Brazilian boozedrink, it´s made from sugar cane, and apparently, they sell more cahaça in Brazil than they do coca cola), and sampled a few of the local products.... Then we walked a few miles back down ...

Beautiful Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Beautiful Paraty

A travel blog entry by clarewillis

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... and she just shrugged, then rolled her eyes as she pointed at the driver – a law unto himself, apparently!   Back in Paraty, I had another walk around the historic centre to pick up a few postcards before heading back to the hostel.  The ...

Pretty Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Pretty Paraty

A travel blog entry by cornflake

... the sun. But a short while before lunch the sky clouded over in a dense grey and the humidity increased. I buses it back to Paraty and got an absolute soaking, iguazu style, when i ventured out for some food. Man united lost in the Champions league too. ...

Paraty, a huge change from Ilha Grande!, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty, a huge change from Ilha Grande!

A travel blog entry by jam10

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... .   We decided to go exploring the Old Town as we’d heard so much about how beautiful and unique it is.  Paraty is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.  It’s a town of little white-wash buildings and the most treacherous uneven ...

Tipping it down in Paraty, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Tipping it down in Paraty

A travel blog entry by chrishodson

Just arrived in Paraty, a small seaside town about 4.5 hours south of Rio, after spending 5 glorious fun and sun filled days in la cidade maravilhosa, where we met some awesome people and saw some great things. We were unpleasantly surprised to ...

PARaTY, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

PARaTY

A travel blog entry by sionedworldwide

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Paraty would equal Paradise, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty would equal Paradise

A travel blog entry by adamwilson4

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... 't even stop all day and all night not even for five minutes or anything. It was a rubbish day and didn't do anything. I loved Paraty apart from the weather, I think it has so much to offer if the sun was out. It really would be paradise because of the ...

Paraty, Brazil, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty, Brazil

A travel blog entry by cathandnick

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... , tyring to pay and actually getting onto the bus a total impossibility, but really the thing that strikes us the most about Brazil is the warmth and friendliness of Brazilians. They are always willing to go out of their way to help us (and goodness do ...

Back in the old colonial times, Parati, Brazil travel blog

Back in the old colonial times

A travel blog entry by codownsean

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... up a chair and continue To Kill A Mocking Bird - occasionlly taking a break to contemplate how sweet life is in coastal Brazil - there is an air of laid backness like I´ve experienced nowhere else and if people were any friendlier, they´d probably ...

Brazil - Parati, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Brazil - Parati

A travel blog entry by colettejwood46

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... them mesmerising. To complete a lovely trip a floating barman appeared with a nice cold beer. It will soon be time to leave Brazil and cross into Argentina which we are all really excited about. Keep the comments coming as its so lovely to hear from ...

James gets a

James gets a "head cold"

A travel blog entry by jamesalex

After Rio, we had a couple of nights in Paraty, a small beachside town in Brazil.  Very nice place, and the best accommodation yet. On our second night here we learnt how to make caiparinhas, Brazilian cocktails which are essentially a full glass of ...

Parati – värvilised majad ja paadid, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Parati – värvilised majad ja paadid

A travel blog entry by tibuandtintin

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Paratis sattusime jälle samasse lõksu nagu Rioski. Arvasime, et madal hooaeg tähendab seda, et majutuskohad on pooltühjad. Läbi couchsurfingu kontaktide saime soovitusi 3 hosteli kohta. Jalutasime oma suurte seljakottidega läbi kogu linna, et teada ...

Getting To Paraty - A Learning Curve, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Getting To Paraty - A Learning Curve

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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... is out.  Around 10:30 we made our way back to our hostel at which time we checked out and waited for our transfer to Paraty.  Everything got off to a good start when we departed on time but we spent the next hour or so driving within a kilometer ...

Paraty Relaxation!!!, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Paraty Relaxation!!!

A travel blog entry by aaron-dana

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Well…Paraty (pronounced pat-ah-chee), Brazil has definitely been our vacation on our vacation. We have one more full day left here, and I have to say, it will be hard to leave. Paraty is a small colonail town with cobble stone streets, horse drawn ...

Bites, beaches and a boat trip, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Bites, beaches and a boat trip

A travel blog entry by gaelstigant

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... to stop the itching: 10 Number of Caipirinhas consumed to stop the itching: 186 (slight exaggeration) I left Ilha Grande for Paraty without a clue where I'd be staying that night as there was no WiFi available at the hostel to book anything. I'd chatted ...

Colonial days, Paraty, Brazil travel blog

Colonial days

A travel blog entry by fruss_copy1

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... of beers before an early night. Nice having your own space again. Day 11 - Woke up around 10am, missing breakfast. Wandered around Paraty and agree with one of the lads who said you can do it in a couple of hours. There are hundreds of islands ...

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