Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Day 4 & 5 - Paraty to Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Day 4 & 5 - Paraty to Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by markrfc86

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*Now with pictures* So to catch up on the last few days. We´ve been very lucky with the weather in that the two cloudy drizzly days have been spent travelling, with a glorious day on the island in between. On Monday we left Paraty and took the local bus ...

Brazil!, Rio de Janiero, Brazil travel blog

Brazil!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... a bikini that just about covered her nipples! Infact i looked fully clothed compared to her!!! That's what's nice about Brazil though...everyone seems really comfortable with themselves and no-one wastes time worrying about what people think! The beach ...

Balancing Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Balancing Brazil

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... I debated on going for a swim...for about 2 seconds. I wandered back and decided to call it an early night. I was only in Rio for less than 12 hours after all. I managed to get completely lost trying to find my way home even stopping at Bob´s (a ...

River of January?, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

River of January?

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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Our three hour flight was actually only two hours in the air, because unbeknownst to us we had a stopover en route to Rio. Still, we touched down earlier than expected. We picked up a map and guidebook, then caught a shuttle bus.  The driver was ...

Finally...Belem!, Belem, Brazil travel blog

Finally...Belem!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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Well..what can we say...it was long but not too bad! At times it seemed like we were steaming along at a roaring pace so at one point we couldn't quite understand why it was going to take so long! Until we hit a dirt road and then we knew why and it ...

Day 6 - Arrival in Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Day 6 - Arrival in Rio

A travel blog entry by markrfc86

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... the best yet in terms of facilities. We stayed up quite late watching the Olympic football with some other travellers (Brazil's men beat Denmark to qualify for the Quarter Final) and also managed to buy some more event tickets as they ...

Girl from Ipanema, Leblon, Brazil travel blog

Girl from Ipanema

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... . I thought my chest seemed a little bigger than usual. One of the most demoralizing moments for a woman is bikini shopping in Brazil where the dental floss ensembles have less fabric than barbie clothes. They are not topless here. You just can't see the ...

Carnaval!!!!!!!!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Carnaval!!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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... and small children there, even late into the night.   Centro A bit further still is the actual downtown, or center of Rio.  On Thursday, after visiting the Christ Redeemer, we headed down to this area to check out a pre-Carnaval bloco. ...

Fat Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Fat Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... The buildings were never ending in all directions, it was like Hong Kong times 10. The super express bus to Rio de Janeiro passed through the beautiful landscapes of rolling green hills, ocean coasts, sugar plantations, endless palm trees, and ...

Hey Christ!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Hey Christ!

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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After the rest, I was ready for the party...but the party never came. Not in my opinion anyway. First, a group of us gathered at the apartment of these guys who apparently just got robbed while they were at the game. We sat around waiting for the others ...

Get Rich Or Die Trying in Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Get Rich Or Die Trying in Rio

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... quote was much reasonable at US$370 one way to Toronto. Next step is getting the money. Even though Brazil is a modern country and Rio is a cosmopolitan international city, getting the money proved to be nearly impossible. Our(mostly Juliette's) attempt ...

Cidade Maravilhosa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Cidade Maravilhosa

A travel blog entry by jamie083

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... . Just about to head to the airport to begin the long journey home. I've absolutely loved every moment of this amazing continent. Brazil was a nice extra which I hadn't planned but the struggle I had with Portuguese made it a lot harder to get around than ...

Rio from another angle, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio from another angle

A travel blog entry by rich_mcg

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... Rio's population live. We'd seen them from afar as we came in from the airport, but diving into the middle of Rocinha (Rio's single biggest favela) was fascinating. Some estimates reckon that as many as 400,000 people are squeezed into this one area, ...

Carnaval not quite, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Carnaval not quite

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... 42 hour ride from Rio to Buenos Aires and I had psyched myself for it. I was not going to spend one more day in rainy Rio. I grabbed Sam and we jumped off the bus and into a cab making it clear as crystal that we needed to get to Rodoviaria rapido! ...

Carnaval madness in Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Carnaval madness in Rio

A travel blog entry by emmaanddave

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... into the room with a butter knife and started saying something to me in an agitated way, which of course I didn´t understand. Now I know Rio is a pretty dangerous city and perhaps I should have been a bit more concerned, but it´s not easy to take a kid ...

Samba in Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Samba in Lapa

A travel blog entry by jennifers

... seat cause it looked like the people hanging off the outside were going to get crushed by the cement walls. There was a local couple from Rio on the Bonde who then informed us that the bonde didn´t go to Cordova like we thought. So, we went back down to ...

The final leg!, Rio, Brazil travel blog

The final leg!

A travel blog entry by charlottemills

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I arrived in Foz de Iguazu, Brazil, after 3 long journeys by coach. However I wasn't too tired to set off to the Iguazu Falls, the Brazilian side. Unfortunately the weather over the last few months had been so dry that the falls were only at 15% of their ...

a searys of unfortunat events part 3, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

a searys of unfortunat events part 3

A travel blog entry by jackalexandroff

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the malichuse mall i left my bag in my room. my 'caput'ipod and the little bag of chargers and wires on my bed next to my pack. i wonderd off into town to find a book. there was a really expensive copy of the new hitch hickers gide book (the 6th book of ...

Jungle2jungle, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Jungle2jungle

A travel blog entry by seanrobfred

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... up the coast named Ilha Grande (or "Big Island"). Having heard it described as "one of the most beautiful national parks in brazil, a tropical paradise and, most intriguingly "a big island", we could hardly wait! A very luxurious coach ride later we found ...

60 hours of travel!!, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

60 hours of travel!!

A travel blog entry by rubyfunk

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... including the Bolivian carpet!! - and caught the 3pm overnight bus to Sao Paulo with a weird irish guy and then caught another bus to Rio de Janeiro - and arrived at rio hostel at about 9pm on Thursday night - oh yeah, bring it on baby! I then had ...

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

A travel blog entry by sophslife

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... of the mountain where the statue was a cool breeze enveloped us, as if Christ himself were sending the wind. Seeing Rio de Janeiro from up on the mountain was beautiful! There were many white sand beaches, turquoise waters filled with swimmers. The city ...

agent fishers retirement home., Paraty, Brazil travel blog

agent fishers retirement home.

A travel blog entry by jackalexandroff

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... settle in paraty. Having backpacked sinces he was 16 he ended up working in a air port as an engier on some of the 747s in rio air port. It was after two year without vacation that his boss told him to take some time off and that he would cover the next ...

Rio part 2, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Rio part 2

A travel blog entry by harriet.worth21

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... special sights too, a range of ages wearing thongs (Mikey liked this) and some very defined six packs (Mike also liked this). We leave Rio tomorrow which we are very sad about. It is both of our favourite city by far, we met some great people and had some ...

Another Day Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Another Day Rio

A travel blog entry by bryanfennell

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Started the day with a well deserved lie in and late breakfast.  Unfortunately it was Nick and Dee's last day with us.  It has been great hanging out with these two over the past few days and we will miss them and all their great ...

A taster of the project, Rio, Brazil travel blog

A taster of the project

A travel blog entry by robin-ras

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Here's sth for you to get an idea of where I am each day. This is the website of Jen, an American girl who finished on Wednesday. ...

Samba and stuff, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Samba and stuff

A travel blog entry by lizsgear

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... who were bound to end up together on their travels. We chatted about culture, languages and things we´d been up to in Rio so far. Yesterday Anna and I had a guarana juice fuelled walk to Ipanema walking along Copocabana and Ipanema. The beaches here are ...

Premiers pas à Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Premiers pas à Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by coleauxv

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... à Rio et je dois reconnaître que le spectacle en vaut la peine. Il me reste encore quelques sites incontournables à visiter à Rio comme le Christo Rendedor mais je décide le soir même de me mettre en route avec quelques-uns de mes compagnons de ...

Carnaval Sambadromo Parade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Carnaval Sambadromo Parade

A travel blog entry by davelauren

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... story rhyme theme with Alice in Wonderland, Hey Diddle Diddle and The Wizard of Oz all making an appearance . Others were geared towards the Rio Olympics in 2016 and World Cup in 2014. All in all the dresses were gorgeous and the shoes to die for! We ...

In The Foot Steps Of BB, Armacao Dos Buzios, Brazil travel blog

In The Foot Steps Of BB

A travel blog entry by champa

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Having travelled as far north as we wanted to in Brazil we made our way East and South along the Atlantic coast. Fortunately the roads improved but suddenly we found ourselves in the Monsoon season.  The days started well but by afternoon the sky ...

Feter ses 40 ans a Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil travel blog

Feter ses 40 ans a Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by samcel

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... de sa grande soeur megalopole Sao Paolo, qui reunit 14 millions d'habitants intramuros et 40 millions avec la banlieue, Rio de Janeiro compte 6 millions d'habitants intramuros et 11 millions avec la banlieue. C'est la deuxieme ville du pays ...

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