Day 17 - Trip to Rio & Sugarloaf Mountain October 21st 2018 Earliest start yet, waking up at 4:15am to be ready for our booked airport taxi at 5am. Got down to the door at 5:55am and the driver was at the door as we opened it. The driver had no English but he already know where to take us and just needed to know which terminal.
It was quite busy given the early hour but we had plenty of time and only waited a short time before we started boarding. The pla ... 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