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Westwards

South America, Brazil

Leaving Brasilia we are now making our way westwards to Peru, a journey that will take several days. These days are just drive day’s, nothing much to see, even the…

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Brasilia

South America, Brazil

  Brasilia the sterile capital of Brazil built in the 1950s to redistribute the population. The city’s design is unique and is the only 20 century city to have World…

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Lençóis

South America, Brazil

After a week in Salvador it was time to head westward to Lençóis, a small mountain hamlet and a former diamond mining town in the Chapada Diamante mountains. As we…

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The worlds largest party

South America, Brazil

The Trio Elétrico is a big truck, driven very slowly, loaded with thousands of watts of sound equipments and with a band playing on the top. Surrounding the truck, there…

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Salvador Carnaval

South America, Brazil

Salvador Carnival, the largest street party in the world, approximately 2.5 million people participate in the festivities every year. In Rio you are a spectator of the parade, in the…

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Trancoso

South America, Brazil

Trancoso is a district in the municipality of Porto Seguro in the state of Bahia, Brazil. The region was the landing point of the Portuguese explorer, Pedro Alvares Cabral in…

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Rocinha Favela

South America, Brazil

Rocinha (little farm) is the largest favela in Brazil, and is located in Rio de Janeiro’s South Zone between the districts of São Conrado and Gávea. Rocinha is built on…

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Rio

South America, Brazil

Had to do the tourist thing with a guided tour of Rio de Janeiro. Pointless trying to get photos of the city if the light is not with you and…

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Espirito Santa

South America, Brazil

Arrived in Rio de Janeiro late afternoon and we’re actually going to sleep in beds the first time in 28 days. We’re staying at a hotel in the Gloria suburb…

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Paraty

South America, Brazil

Paraty is a preserved Portuguese colonial and Brazilian Imperial municipality with a population of about 36,000. It is located on the Costa Verde, a lush, green corridor that runs along…

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Pousada Santa Clara

South America, Brazil

After a short drive, 5 hours, we arrive at the wonderful Pousada Santa Clara in the Pantanal, the world’s largest wetlands covering 210,000 sq. km. For most of our stay,…

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Long days drive!

South America, Brazil

Long days drive today, Foz do Iguacu to Bonito, 785 km, a 14 hour journey! We left at 6 this morning flying along in our sardine can, 30°C and wind…

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Brazil

South America, Brazil

Finally leaving Argentine and crossing the river into Brazil and another visit to the falls. The falls are smaller on this side but are far more photogenic. Also the campsite…

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