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.
Today we surrendered our valuable things to a robber threatening us with a gun in Brazil.
Olinda makes you feel like you have gone back in time – a couple kilometres away Recife is an example of a modern, busy, Northeastern Brazilan city. The convientely neighbouring cities make for a great “two-for-one” travel destination.
We checked off all of the bucket list touristy things to do in Rio de Janeiro this time. Check our experiences and tips.
I can’t even count how many times other backpackers told us Sao Paulo is just a “boring big city” – and we have proven them wrong! We found the interest and cultural intrigue in Brazil’s most modern and large cities .