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Last Stop (in South America) – Sao Paulo

Saturday, 17 Jan 2009 | Views [590]

We've heard lots of different things about Sao Paulo. Most of them have been quite negative but a few positive, so we wanted to give it a go and see for ourselves.  And...It was good.  Finally the sun came out, we did a bit of walking around, ... Read more >

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This Island Bites!

Saturday, 17 Jan 2009 | Views [552]

In Ilhabela we got lucky with a really nice hostel (Bonns Ventos), had a swimming pool and a pool table and a really good breakfast. As we were only there for a few days we didn't want to waste any time. The first day was spent organising bus ... Read more >

Tags: bonns ventos, ilhabela

Party in Parati

Saturday, 17 Jan 2009 | Views [743]

When we finally left Ilha Grande on 31 st January we went to Parati. We had thought we would stay on Ilha Grande for New Years but it wasn't possible. Apparently all Brazilians go to the coast at New Years and the WHOLE island was booked ... Read more >

Tags: new years eve, parati

Gallery: Brazil

Saturday, 27 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Sun, sand, Santa and snakes

Saturday, 27 Dec 2008 | Views [906] | Comments [1]

A n island 150KM south of Rio and off of the coast, Ilha Grande is supposed to have some of Brazil's best beaches. We had managed to find an apartment to rent for a week over Christmas. It's really nice with a good view of the sea, the ... Read more >

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Warm Welcome in Rio

Saturday, 27 Dec 2008 | Views [1032]

From Foz do Iguacu (on the Brazilian side of the falls) we decided to get a bus straight to Rio de Janeiro. What a long bus journey that was. We couldn't even get a good bus. Just 25 little hours later we arrived in Rio's extremely ... Read more >

Tags: lapa, rio de janeiro, rio hostel



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