Category Archives: Brazil

Rio de Janeiro Day 3 (Santa Teresa)

We woke up early again today, as our flights were that evening. It was really hot today, probably around 95-100 Fahrenheit. We were staying in the center of the city right by Santa Teresa which was a popular destination. This … Continue reading

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Rio de Janeiro Day 2 (paulo amendoim favela tour)

We tried to go out last night but the bars were pretty dead since it was a Monday night. We were also both exhausted and not even interested in a beer so we walked around for a half hour or … Continue reading

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Rio de Janeiro Day 1 (Copacabana, Santo Cristo, Corcovado)

We got up this morning around 10am. I was able to sleep in despite the loud street noise coming in through our window all morning. We had the hostel breakfast (bread and butter with jelly and juice) and prepared for … Continue reading

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Rio de Janeiro Day 2 (Paratay Brazil)

So we ended up driving until about 1am with an hour left to our beach destination, and were so tired that we decided to just sleep at a truck stop. It was semi sketchy and really stuffy in the car … Continue reading

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Rio de Janiero (Florianopolis Ishla Santa Catarina)

We got tons of sleep last night, and someone left the door open and I got eaten alive. I stopped counting at 80 bites. I have no idea where they came from. Mosquitoes? Bed bugs? I do know they fucking … Continue reading

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Florianopolis Day 4 (Thong Bikini)

We had only booked 4 nights at the hostel so had to extend our stay. The hostel of 40 is always booked full so we had to change rooms. We grabbed breakfast and enjoyed the usual time-drifting-by lying in the … Continue reading

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Florianopolis Day 3 (Hammock)

Today I was super lazy. It was nice just to relax. I woke up late had breakfast, lied in the hammock, went swimming.. We hiked 15 minutes over to some natural swimming pools. I got tired of knowing what time … Continue reading

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Florianopolis Day 1 (Praia Mole Beach)

I woke up today at 10:15, just in time to miss the hostel breakfast. I asked at reception if my brother had arrived yet, and they said no. I started to worry a little bit because his flight had flown … Continue reading

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Florianopolis Day 1 (Bus Iguacu Floriapolis)

The bus ride to Florianopolis was pretty smooth. It was only a 1 level semi-cama bus with no food served. It was supposed to take 14 hours but what do you know it ended up taking 16. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Iguazu Day 2 (Foz do Iguacu)

I ended up going out last night with a 50 year old Dutch guy named  Haus I met on the bus. We had a beer at the hostel (cheap, local beer at the hostel was less than $1 each) then … Continue reading

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