Nuts April 27th 2006 The previous blog found us in Asuncion; we are now enjoying our last days of freedom in Paraty on the Brazilian coast, roughly halfway between Sao Paulo and Rio. A lovely spot, and a nice place to be ending our 6-month sojourn in South America.
After leaving Paraguay we headed east back into Brazil and took a train through mountainous jungle scenery to the coastal town of Paranagua, and from th ... read more
South America » Brazil » Bahia » Salvador Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of t... ... read more