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Crossing the border Brazil to Argentina

Thursday, 14 Feb 2008 | Views [1754] | Comments [1]

We again took a local bus ´Puerto Iguazu´ which comes every hour (at the 30min).  This bus costs 3 REAL takes you to the brazilian border where you have to get off and you need to get you passport stamped to leave the country. Once this is done you ... Read more >

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Gallery: Iguazu Falls-Brazil

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

Cataratas del Iguazu
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Iguazu falls - Brazil

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | Views [32834] | Comments [1]

Getting there - There are 2 main bus lines ' Pluma '  and ' kaiowa '.  Costs are not cheap for a regular crappy bus 130 REALs or for a basic sleeper bus 204-215 REALs.  This was a shock as we had heard so many great stories of the bus system and great ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

Gallery: Fifties - YUMMY

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Downtown Sao Paulo

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Final lunch at Pucci´s

Tuesday, 12 Feb 2008 | Views [1035]

Well it is time again for that dreaded farewell to people we adore.  It is gain hard as we have made so many close connections here.  We fell in lov enot just with the country but is local people who hopefully will be part of our friendships forever.... Read more >

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Downtown Sao Paulo with Duccio!

Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | Views [1582] | Comments [1]

As a great way to finish our time in Sao Paulo, we did some exploring on foot-bus-metro of Downtown Sao Paulo.  This certainly put some smiles on our faces. First it was off to the Japanese district, where we ate some yummy sushi for pretty cheap and ... Read more >

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Brazilian carnival!

Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | Views [1639] | Comments [1] | Video

Brazilian Carnival happens on the first full weekend in Feb.  The festivities start long before this though.  Where you can have chances to visit samba schools to see them reherse what they will be doing for the parades. The carnival parades itself starts ... Read more >

Tags: Party time

Gallery: Sao Paulo 1

Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Sao Paulo wins 3-1!

Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | Views [779]

At Sao Paulo Stadium - Morunbi, the game was Sao Paulo vs Rio Clara.  The sky was pitch black as the clouds covered the stars and the moon.  However all eyes were on the field as we were treated to a fast game. Sao Paulo dominated the game, having 10-... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

Sao Paulo

Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | Views [781]

São Paulo is the capital of the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The city is the largest in Brazil and fourth in the world by population. It is also the richest city of Brazil. The name means Saint Paul The city has a population of 10,886,518 which makes ... Read more >

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Fifties - Best Burgers and Shake!

Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | Views [1035]

Our favourite place to eat in Sao Paulo is "Fifties".  It has great Cheese Salada (Cheese Burgers) - the best ever tasted in fact, excellent Chicken burgers.  However what brigns Briel back again and again is:  The best onion rings we have ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating

Pucci - The Club

Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | Views [795]

Pucci is Goli/Pucci's baby for the last 8 years.  It is a resturant by day and club by night.  The atmosphere changing quick by the effective use of lighting. The place is 2 floors, the bar makes great drinks, the place is stylish, elegant, girlie music.... Read more >

Tags: Party time

On the Farm again!

Monday, 28 Jan 2008 | Views [874]

On returning to Sao Paulo we immediately drove to Dimas farm for more fun and action.  Again we did the speed boat, BBQs, karting, Segway, loads of eating and this time some excellent partying on the lake. This time Briel could no longer be accused ... Read more >

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Copacabana and Ipanema

Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | Views [1037]

Arrival in Rio was sunny and fine.  Since the Copacabana was 4 Kms long, we decided that nearly every morning we would run along the beach.  Between the 2 beaches was an outdoor gym which was free - so after the run we would do 20-30 min here before ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine

Corcovada - "The Christo"

Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | Views [1631] | Video

You are stunned as the mighty tall Chrsito gazes over the whole city in protection and hope.  It magnifies the glory of the city 1000 times more. To get there (from Copacabana Ave) catch a local bus 583 for about 25 min and ask the bus attendant to ... Read more >

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Amazonas Info

Tuesday, 22 Jan 2008 | Views [1137]

Some tips for the Amazonas.  As I mentioned flights from Rio;Sao Paulo to Manau is 800USD return.  Pretty expensive. Some tips: 1. Coming from another country, fly straight to Manaus.  Then youonly need a one way flight out of the city to another brazilian ... Read more >

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Maracana Stadium!

Sunday, 20 Jan 2008 | Views [1537] | Video

Commonly called Estádio do Maracanã ("Maracanã stadium"), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is one of the largest football stadiums in the world. It is named after the Maracanã neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro. It was opened in 1950 to host the FIFA ... Read more >

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Rio de Janerio

Sunday, 20 Jan 2008 | Views [1785]

Full name of the city: São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro ( "Saint Sebastian of the January River" ) and it is the second major city of Brazil, behind São Paulo. The city is capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro. The city was once the capital ... Read more >

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Brazil-Rio Buses

Saturday, 19 Jan 2008 | Views [2594] | Comments [2]

The bus system in brazil is really great.  It has great connections between the states and cities.  It is also much more reasonable priced than that of flights.  Ofcourse the only draw back is that the travel is long and can have traffic.  However the ... Read more >

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