Rio Sugar Loaf and Central June 16th 2012 - We went up Sugar loaf today, what a stunning view. The tour number is seven now as the junior Rowes have arrived. It was a rapid bus ride to the end of the line - the buse we took gets to the sugar loaf and then returns - tip for travellers - do not try and cross the road with a bus in the distance - they are going very fast, break hard, accelerate harder, duck and dive, hit other cars as we fou ... 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