Rio - we made it June 14th 2012 Hi just a short entry to show you where we are staying, it has been a day of high stress and travel - Mum went back for urgent surgery - just heard she is good and sitting up in bed - so that is a big relief. It is not the easiest sitting here having fun when Mum is having a few problems, luckily Sharon is doing a stunning job and dealing with all the hard decisions, all I can do is give her my fu ... read more
South America » Brazil » Rio de Janeiro » Rio de Janeiro 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
Enthusiastic traveller setting up a blog to keep family and friends informed on the CRIP tour.
The latest entries are for our second visit to South America, this time having a look at Brazil.
We have travelled a bit - been to Australia of course - not all of it but bits, China twice together but me 6 or 7 times for work, A bit of the USA, South America as before, A bit of Africa highlights being the Gorillas. My wife and I plan to do the harder places now and save easy places for when we are old and wrinkled... full info