Petrópolis is the so-called Imperial City of Brazil and located in the state of Rio de Janeiro, about 65 kilometres from Rio itself.
Petropolis, Buzios & Itacoatiara
After we said a sad goodbye to Dean and Kam, the rest of us picked up our hire car and Pa drove us up and around the winding mountains to Petropolis (the former Imperial Capital). The town is lovely and very scenic with canals running through it and mountains all around. We found a great hotel ...
Posted in Our looooooooong Honeymoon! by Steve-Kay
Travel to Teresopolis
On June 30th, we rented a car and traveled North to Petropolis, where Emperors Pedro the I and the II once had their second residence. Petropolis is about 3000 feet above sea level. After visiting the Imperial museum, where we have to wear booties on top of our shoes not to damage the wooden floor, we drove ...
Posted in Trip Around the World by svjorber