Where to Stay in Macapa, Brazil: Hotel Mais

First things first – Macapa in northern Brazil is not a backpacker type place. However it is a really really cool raw Brazilian city to check out and we totally loved touring the city – special moments were crossing the Equator on foot and visiting the Fort. I mentioned there before in my Top 4 Read more about Where to Stay in Macapa, Brazil: Hotel Mais[…]

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41 Different Places That I Have Watched World Cup 2014 So Far

The World Cup is just crazy. As a massive football fan, it’s taken me 34 years to finally make it to a World Cup and see the atmosphere for real in Brazil 2014 and it’s just incredible. However I have been on the move a lot and so far I have watched the World Cup Read more about 41 Different Places That I Have Watched World Cup 2014 So Far[…]

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Backpacking in Brazil: Top 4 Things to see and do in Macapa, Brazil

Macapa is hardly the most well known backpacking city in Brazil. But that’s where I found the charm in this place, which acted as our gateway to French Guyana having spent 4 days in Fortaleza. Macapa sits on the mouth of the Amazon, shyly yet with around 500,000 people and a cool claim to fame. Read more about Backpacking in Brazil: Top 4 Things to see and do in Macapa, Brazil[…]

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World Borders: How to Get From Brazil to French Guyana, Macapa to Oiapoque to St Georges de L’Oyapock

In my ongoing series of crossing World Borders, I bring you expert first hand advice on how to get yourself across the same borders that I have ventured across myself. My most recent border crossing this week was from Brazil to French Guyana. On my first trip to South America in 2010 I had went Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Brazil to French Guyana, Macapa to Oiapoque to St Georges de L’Oyapock[…]

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