Monthly Archives: October 2011

Christ, smaller in person than you would think.

Our first day in Rio de Janeiro started with a predawn trek through Paraty to catch the bus. Fortunately, we had picked up the tickets the day before so it wasn’t a problem when the ticket booth for the bus … Continue reading

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A car free day in Paraty.

When faced with a day at a UNESCO World Heritage site like Paraty you need a plan. Ours was aggressive, but with a little luck and determination we just might succeed. The plan had three components: eat, drink, wander; repeat … Continue reading

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Sailing the Brazilian seas, not a bad way to spend an afternoon.

Waking up in Paraty after a rough day of travel, we hoped a new day would bring a change of luck. Things started looking up from the moment Katy first looked out the window, sun! By this point in the … Continue reading

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The road to Paraty should not go through Curitiba.

Well, it was bound to happen sometime. Over the years, we’ve done a fair amount of travel and I’d say we’ve had some pretty good luck along the way. It seems our luck ran out, at least for a day, … Continue reading

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3 Meals, 3 Countries, 1 Day

While we were touring the Brazillian side of the falls with Katy, Michelle, and Rebecca they mentioned a plan to have three meals in three diffrent countries all in the same day. Unfortunately they hadn’t been able to make it … Continue reading

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Dangling from a rope at Iguassu Falls

Our first day in Foz do Iguassu had a very civilized start. We booked this part of the trip through G Adventures (formally known as GAP Adventures – apparently people confuse cheap, crappy clothes and adventure travel) and we weren’t … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires – Started the day with the dead, thought we might join them at the end.

Our last day in Buenos Aires was a relatively calm one. Our flight to Iguassu didn’t leave until 7:05 in the evening so we had most of the day free to explore a bit more. We decided to get up … Continue reading

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