Trip Start Mar 26, 2008
Trip End Mar 26, 2009

Loading Map
Map your own trip!
Map Options
Show trip route
Hide lines

Flag of Brazil  , State of Rio de Janeiro,
Monday, October 13, 2008

Paraty is a little gem of the Rio state. Picturesque old churches and brightly stoned buildings lined the heavily cobbled streets surrounded by mountains and sea! All windows and doors have brightly coloured frames which add a real charm, there is no cars on the center...just horse and cart ! I didnt make it to any of the many stunning islands nearby as id just come from ilha grande and didnt feel the need.

The first day i arrived there was a festival in the streets and fireworks, live music and people dancing. This place is tiny and easy to walk everywhere. The shops and cafes are chic and cosmopolitan, Beautiful art galleries are plentiful, there are obviously rich Brasilians living there.

Approx once a month all the streets get flooded by the sea just enought to cover all the center and everything reflects in the water.. its a shame i missed this, i saw pictures and its amazing !  Im glad i visited Paraty, it was comletely different from anywhere else id been, I stayed for 3 days.... then went back to be with Fran... Rio part 2 in next blog
Slideshow Report as Spam
  • Your comment has been posted. Click here or reload this page to see it below.

  • You must enter a comment
  • You must enter your name
  • You must enter a valid name (" & < > \ / are not accepted).
  • Please enter your email address to receive notification
  • Please enter a valid email address

Use this image in your site

Copy and paste this html: