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Rio de Janeiro

January 23rd 2010
(Andy says) Well we landed on Brazilian soil after a 12 hour flight from London. We stayed in Rio hostel which is situated in the hillside of Santa Teresa over looking the city of Rio de Janeiro. The views were brilliant although the walk, to and from the centre (centro) were very tough in the sweltering heat (over 30 degrees Celsius)..i would consider harder than a good session in wheelo's gym w ... 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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