in Brazil

Lapa

If you mention Lapa to someone in Rio they’ll undoubtedly start talking about the night life there. It’s an area if Rio that’s become famous for its busy bars, street food, and street parties. It also has a couple of…

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Ilha Grande

When we left Paraty we headed for Ilha Grande, another example of Brazil’s stunning coastline.   Ilha Grande is even more like paradise than Ilhabela. There’s no vehicles allowed in the island – you get around on foot or by…

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Paraty

The journey by bus from São Paulo to Rio isn’t exactly long (especially when compared to some bus journeys we’ve done!), but we broke it up with a couple of stops along the way. Paraty was one of them. Knowing…

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