Travel Blogs from Curitiba
Today is a travel day. We are currently driving through some very beautiful countryside towards Curitiba. The journey is supposed to take about 10 hours, but I have a feeling it my be longer as it's 816km! There is not much to report at the moment - apart from it's very pretty outside! Blanca was telling us that in Southern Brazil approximately 6million hec of rainforest has been destroyed in the last 30 years as lots of Brazilians had the idea that the forest was 'native' and ...
... together and smell burning while waiting for your pasta sauce to cook. All the sorts of glamourous travel things that Iīm sure people were hoping to read about.
Today we went on the Serra Verde Express which winds up the mountiain from Curitiba to Morretes, taking about 3 hours each way. This more than lived up to what we had heard about it - dense, emerald green forest studded with bright ...
Carrying on in Brazil we have now reached the capital city of the state of Parana. Itīs quite a large city, about 1.8 m people live here but itīs one of Brazilīs success stories - they call it their green city. There are several reasons for that - they try to keep it as litter free as possible, they are also trying to recycle a lot of rubbish and also itīs got lot of lovely parks and green spaces where people can spend their free time.
The first day we went on an ...
... br> On Monday Alex returned after I had spent the day with Caroline and William. I got to see their new apartment bereft of pretty much everything. Wow, what an amazing view over Curitiba. And I could really sense her extreme keenness to get on with the move and leave Big's mum's place. But, this being South America, there was still some paperwork problems to be resolved before they could get the keys. But they were getting closer. I just hoped I would get the chance to see ...
... I went for it. It got shallower, to thigh depth and then I was across that horrible three meter gap of rushing water. And I was literally trembling!! I cannot remember being so scared. The other tourists cheered me and I ran to them full of adrenalin and euphoria and relief, saying "OMG that is crazy!". I saw Alisha come up the bank then but I didn`t see that she had also lost her footing and thought she was going to ...
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