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This is the island's "white van man"!  
   

This is the island's "white van man"!

Ilha Grande, Costa Verde, Brasil (Big Island, Green Coast, Brazil).

June 7th 2015
The journey from Rio to Ilha Grande took seven hours, not three, from 10.30 a.m. until 4.30 p.m. It is only 130 km south of Rio, but this is Brazil! After a delayed start, stopping and starting to pick up passengers, we finally made it out of the city by midday. On the outskirts of Rio, the favelas (slums) are never-ending. We have seen plenty of slum districts before (and stayed close to a few) b ... read more
South America » Brazil » Rio de Janeiro » Ilha Grande

Brazilian Flag 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
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