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Sugarloaf from the Christ

Rain in Rio

September 21st 2008
Hello everyone, we have just arrived in Campo Grande after spending the week in Rio so its about time to give an update on how things have gone so far.... We last updated the blog whilst on Ilha do Mel, which we left as the weather turned pretty nasty, and unfortunately stayed that way in southern Brazil for a week. As we are in the tail end of Brazilian winter it is quite common to be wet, bu ... read more
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