"Just a flavour of Brazil" Brazil by toonsarah
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We settled on:
Rio de Janeiro (of course - how could we miss that?!)
pretty colonial Parati
the falls at Iguaçu
Manaus and the Amazon , and
the north east, around Salvador , as well as the coast to the north of the city
On this page I’ve provided an overview of each destination and a few tips about planning a visit and local customs, but to get the full flavour of our holiday please check out my pages about the individual places we went to. Remember though that we were here some years ago. I’ve done my best to check that all my info is up to date but I appreciate things may have changed. Please do let me know if you spot any errors or discover changes that I should correct.
Our trip to Brazil was our first visit to South America and it gave us a taste for the continent that has drawn us back several times and I'm sure will continue to do so.
Already we've been back to visit Peru, and Buenos Aires (en route to Antarctica) and loved both places, so we owe Brazil a lot!
- Pros:So much variety in one country!
- Cons:So of course you need to plan carefully to make the best use of your time
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