What really happens after you get robbed at gunpoint.
These are a few tips that would have saved me a lot of hassle, money, and embarrassment should someone told me before starting our two months of travel in Brazil.
After backpacking Brazil for two months we have narrowed down the best times we had. Follow the title links for more information on each experience. 1. New Years Eve celebration on Copacabana beach- it is the world's largest NYE party, what more is there to say. 2. Chilling on Ilha Grande - the entire island…
After a full week of partying and drinking in the 40 degree Rio de Janeiro heat for Carnival, it was time to give our livers a rest and hit the road - next stop, Bolivia! But first we had to get there, or should I say figure out how to get there without spending upwards of $800 on…
We thought carnival was a "once in a lifetime" type of experience, but after going we have already talked about returning again one day.
It was a toss up, do we spend Brazil's biggest and most famous festival in Salvador or in Rio? We chose Rio, but we made sure we spent pre-carnaval in Salvador. Salvador was crazy - in the most unique and culturally vibrant ways you can imagine.
From our first moments entering the park I thought "this place is sick," it reminded me so much of Darwin, huge rock formations surrounded by fresh water swimming pools - but without the worry of Crocs (and I don't mean the tacky shoes nobody should ever wear)!