Sugarloaf Mountain January 5th 2014 After such an early start yesterday, today we decided to treat ourselves to a lie in (8am). We did our usual pre departure routine of packing the back pack with 3 litres of frozen water bottles 4 sun creams and our towels and headed off for a morning on our local beach.
A couple of hours later, after our ice blocks had melted and been drunk we decided we had had enough of the sun and headed back ... read more
South America » Brazil » Rio de Janeiro » Rio de Janeiro » Leblon 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