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Coconut Milk on Copacabana Beach

Day 123 - Down at the Copa-Copacabana

July 23rd 2010
Today was our last day in Rio, indeed our last day in South America. We had hoped to spend more time in Rio, as well as some other beach towns, but lack of funds forced us to bring our flights forward by two weeks. We wouldn’t have survived long in Rio anyway, with a double room (in a less than average hostel) costing £50 per night versus the £7-£16 we had paid in every other country! Despera ... read more
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Brazilian Flag 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
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