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Posts from the ‘Brazil’ Category

Rio’s Jubilant Escadaria Selarón

Jorge Selarón's jubilant tribute to the Brazilian people.

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The Best Things We Ate on our Trip Around the World

5 continents, 25 countries. What were the best things we ate on our trip around the world?

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Best of the Beach: Our Top 10

We've lolled about on a lot of sandy beaches in our travels all over the world, but which ones are the best? Hopefully this top 10 retrospective will help us survive the rest of winter.

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Veni, Vidi, Comi: South America’s Most Delectable Dishes

We came, we saw, we ate.

Yup, that handily sums up our South American travel experience. After all, no foray into a new country is complete without noshing on the local cuisine...

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Photo Journey: South America’s Most Marvellous Sights

From giant glaciers to huge salt flats to ancient ruins, there's no doubt that there's a lot to catch your eye in South America.

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The List: 6 Top South American Travel Experiences

We experienced so much during our 3 month stay in South America, that it's hard to pinpoint a few favourite experiences, but nonetheless we're going to try.

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2012: Our Year of World Wonders

As I get older, the wish to feel a sense of wonder hasn't diminished. And in 2012, without realizing it, Agri and I were lucky enough to visit 5 of the 7 New Wonders of the World, as well as the Honorary candidate - and only surviving Ancient World Wonder - the Pyramid of Giza.

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The Breakdown: Brazil – Salvador, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro

Brazil and in particular, Rio had the distinct honour of being the first city to make it onto our "we could live here" list. A vast country, with diverse regions and people, we felt like we barely scratched the surface of this beautiful and complex country during our 16 day visit...

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A Rainy Day in Rio: The Jardim Botânico

Rio de Janeiro is blessed with over 80 kilometres of sandy coastline and 15 in-bay and oceanic beaches. Two of them are so world famous that they've been immortalized in the public consciousness in music and films.

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Our Week in the Brazilian Slum: Favela Vidigal

A combination of beautiful landscape, fresh food and positive vibes made Rio the first city to make it onto our "We could live here" list. We'd only planned to spend 3 days visiting, but it quickly become obvious, that it wasn't going to be enough time.

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