Every day a different beach November 5th 2006 Last week I made my way down the Northeastern coast of Brazil from Natal to Recife. Traveling has occasionally been tricky, due to some bad luck with scheduling tours and my inability to speak portuguese. Tudo Bom(its all good), although Ive not seen everything I planned. There were 2 dune buggy tours that I was supposed to take to look around the 2 dozen or so beached near Natal, but unfortunate ... read more
South America » Brazil » Rio Grande do Norte » Pipa 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
Through some luck and careful planning I have the good fortune to be able to take a few weeks off from my job and travel. My destination is Brazil, and my plan is to take in as much of it as I can in the time I have available.
some background basics: I'm a 27 year old American guy who works as an engineer testing electronics. While I've travelled extensively within the states, this will be my first trip out of the US. I don't speak Portuguese, and for much of my 6 week trip will be travelling alone... this should make for quite an adventure!... full info