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Curitiba is about 12 hours bus ride South of Rio. It's halfway between there and Iguazu so we wanted to break up the journey and try somewhere a bit different. Boy is it different. It's so cold here! We were warned to be fair, but then anywhere's cold compared to Rio. Yesterday, our first day, was cold, miserable and wet all day. It actually made me a bit homesick. So, not being much to do we went to the Sunday market in old town and to the Oscar Niemeyer museum. He planned the ...
... one day New
Zealand will do something similar.
(For non-NZ readers, universities
in New Zealand has nothing like this. The food are usually unhealthy
and can be quite expensive. They seem to forget that students are poor!)
Below are my two lunches
We fly on to Curitiba where Patrick is hoping to have maintenance done on the struts. The land below is undulating agriculture and winding red rivers. About half way there Patrick notices something that looks like spray in the distance. Flying by to take a closer look we discover an extraordinary waterfall.
Coming in to the Curitiba we are stunned by its size. ...
... I pretty much just dropped my bags and then headed off on foot to see the city. There were lots of nice parks, cafes, restaurants and quite a few modern shopping centres to explore but after a couple of hours of walking and sampling some of the local street food, I decided to be a propper tourist and head off on the hop on hop off bus tour and see a bit more of the city. The tour went for about ...
... our way through various sidings and yards until we finally reached the station.
Paranagua is the jumping off port for Ilhe de Mel, but there is very little to see, apart from the old part of town. We were so tired after the long train trip that we decided to catch the next bus back to Curitiba. To be honest, we had virtually the same views from the bus as we had from the train and the trip back was only one and a half hours! ...
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