- "There's an awful lot of coffee in Brazil (but not much tea)
Every Brazilian is born wearing Havaianas others come to them later.
So would we recommend coming to Brazil ? Absolutely.
Would we come back again - definitely.
Posted by jayfuller12 in Victoria: Station to Falls | Dec 23, 2015
- At the Copa, CopacabanaSam
On the summer solstice I joined the sun worshippers - normally found on Copacabana beach - to see the sun rise over Rio. I couldn't convince Caroline to join me, but I took some decent photos to show her. And Posted by samoline in Samoline 2015 | Dec 22, 2015
- When my baby smiles at meSam
We took Dad's advice (see his comment on the last entry), and disposed of it, as we had a couple of more days of culture in Rio. We did spend a fair bit of time at the beach in the Posted by samoline in Samoline 2015 | Dec 20, 2015
- "Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls"So we checked out of the pousada/ hostel in São Paulo . The people there were fantastic even though it was nowhere near 'Phil Lloyd' standard ( Phil , when I checked in I immediately imagined if it was you, Posted by jayfuller12 in Victoria: Station to Falls | Dec 20, 2015
- Rastlos in Rio
Bereits als wir im Juli 2014 in Zürich ins Flugzeug stiegen, war uns bewusst, dass unsere Reise eines Tages zu Ende gehen würde. In Südamerika begannen wir in Ge Posted by b.visser in Let's Summer! | Dec 19, 2015
- The girl (and boy) in IpanemaSam
The trip from Tiradentes wasn't that exciting, but I'm mentioning it so that I can put this photo in. A surprising number of people in the small town seem to actually use horses to cart around their goods.
[img=http://photos.travellerspo Posted by samoline in Samoline 2015 | Dec 18, 2015
- "Paint your palette blue & grey"São Paulo is not easy. Hot, noisy, no maps, no information places, taxi drivers can't understand us when they stop.
We should have realised when the bus driver from Paraty took so long to get us to the drop off hotel Posted by jayfuller12 in Victoria: Station to Falls | Dec 18, 2015
- Stairway to HeavenFarewell Ilha Grande 7/10
Time to bid farewell to Ilha Grande we were supposed to have a speedboat transfer to Paraty but that only runs when he has at least 6 passengers which he didn't have so we decided to take Posted by jayfuller12 in Victoria: Station to Falls | Dec 16, 2015
- Another colonial delightIt's a three-hour drive from Ouro Preto to Tiradentes. That's if you go door-to-door. Unfortunately, to catch public transport it takes nearly nine - if you get decent connections - and we had to change buses at Belo Horizonte and Posted by samoline in Samoline 2015 | Dec 15, 2015
- Wine number 3
Gordon gave this 7/10
This is my Passionfruit Caipirinha it was good but not as good as the Bar Gomez ginger one.
I think the caipirinhas may have peaked too early
[i Posted by jayfuller12 in Victoria: Station to Falls | Dec 15, 2015
- Let Muhammad go to the mountain!
So after breakfast this Monday morning we decided to visit Lopez Mendez beach which, according to all the guide books is supposed to be in the top 10 beaches in the world. We were some what sceptical but Posted by jayfuller12 in Victoria: Station to Falls | Dec 15, 2015
- Swing Low Sweet ChariotThe intrepid explorers decided to take an "easy" hike to see the nearest 5 beaches as we wanted a relaxing day today. The trouble with knowing that there is another beach just around the corner is that you carry on Posted by jayfuller12 in Victoria: Station to Falls | Dec 14, 2015
- FruitopiaI know I promised that I wouldn't write about my breakfast but the fruit here is so fantastic I thought I would share it with you.
Posted by jayfuller12 in Victoria: Station to Falls | Dec 14, 2015
- Striking gold in Ouro PretoSam
The short trip out of Belo Horizonte didn't go completely to plan, but we arrived in Ouro Preto and walked down a few very steep hills to our Airbnb. It was overcast, but the narrow, winding cobblestone streets and crumbling Posted by samoline in Samoline 2015 | Dec 13, 2015
- Food PrawnI couldn't resist taking a picture of last nights dinner.
It may have been the most expensive item on the menu but the prawns were huge, so big I generously donated one to Gordon
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/777354/0D15B8B0C43C0CC6EC6A55A47139 Posted by jayfuller12 in Victoria: Station to Falls | Dec 13, 2015
- Saturday nights alright for fightingFriday fight night at bar Gomez
There is a busy bar in the middle of Santa Teresa which everyone describes as lively. Been around since the 30's and full of a mixture of locals and tourists. It is well known in Posted by jayfuller12 in Victoria: Station to Falls | Dec 13, 2015
- Good horizonCaroline
After a restful (Sam) and sleepless (Caroline) night on the overnight bus from Brasilia, we arrived in Belo Horizonte. I had a nap while Sam planned our amazing itinerary.
Posted by samoline in Samoline 2015 | Dec 12, 2015
- The Girl ( & Boy) From IpanemaNow I will fill in the bits J didn't tell you! So last night, where we had the cocktails, was the posh hotel in the area of where we are staying - hotel Santa Teresa. We made our way Posted by jayfuller12 in Victoria: Station to Falls | Dec 12, 2015
- RioUp the little funicular railway (like the ones in Lisbon) to see the Christ The Redeemer statue. [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/777354/8587654BB8A8B1ED339DBF2267BA Posted by jayfuller12 in Victoria: Station to Falls | Dec 10, 2015
- The first of the 80 winesA red from Chile Vinho Tinto do Memento
6.5 out of ten Posted by jayfuller12 in Victoria: Station to Falls | Dec 10, 2015
- First Del Boy CocktailA Strawberry and Tangerine Caipirinha.
In the end I drank it as he said there was too much fruit in it! Posted by jayfuller12 in Victoria: Station to Falls | Dec 10, 2015
- A capital timeSam
We flew without incident from Foz do Iguaçu, to São Paulo, then to Brasilia. Actually, there was a hairy moment, when our plane seemed to pull out of its landing coming in to São Paulo, and then it took the Posted by samoline in Samoline 2015 | Dec 9, 2015
- Don Bosco SanctuaryMy next destination brought me to the city of Brasilia, Brazil. The city id found in the top half of South America, and the lower centre of Brazil. This is quite a large city, at about 5,800 square kilometres. The Posted by Nesawf in Cognitive Distinction | Dec 9, 2015
- Water FallsWe flew from Montevideo to Puerto Iguazu via Buenos Aires. It was our third time entering Argentina - earlier we'd come in via Ecuador and then Chile.
Anyway, we got in after 10pm, but could still definitely feel the difference in Posted by samoline in Samoline 2015 | Dec 5, 2015
- Zurück in die Zukunft: Brasilia
Nach zwei Wochen Badeplausch stand nun die letzte Hauptstadt unserer Weltreise auf dem Programm: Brasilia. Diese Planstadt, die 1960 Rio de Janeiro als Hauptstadt ablöste, war ein Posted by b.visser in Let's Summer! | Dec 4, 2015