Walking in Rio June 15th 2012 Well another day in Rio, big big walk - 4 hours all the ay along to the end of Ipenema and Leblong beach - all in mid twenties! Not many people around really compared to the weekends but still a few. Many were playing beach football and volley ball, some look actually like they were professionals with trainers and uniforms. Then back through the shops, which to be fair the only one that bought som ... 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