Top 3 Waterfalls I’ve Seen

I’ve seen dozens of waterfalls and as I mentioned once before “you rarely get a sh*t waterfall” (there was one on the Great Ocean Road in Australia actually, as it was literally just a drip of water falling…). But I’ve narrowed it down to a top three here as these three stand alone as easily Read more about Top 3 Waterfalls I’ve Seen[…]

World Borders: How to get from Argentina to Paraguay (Iguazu to Ciudad del Este via Brazil)

In my series on World Borders, here’s how to get from Argentina to Paraguay (via Brazil), yes you will end up going from Puerto Iguazu to Foz do Iguacu and onwards into Ciudad del Este. This is a complete guide from my journey. OK so there are a few different ways to cross the border Read more about World Borders: How to get from Argentina to Paraguay (Iguazu to Ciudad del Este via Brazil)[…]

Sport Club Do Recife: Red ‘n’ Black Army!

Recife threw up a wee surprise on my South American trip. I don’t tend to stick to obvious tourist routes for most of my travels, hence why I flew from Paramaribo in Suriname to Recife in north eastern Brazil. It’s not an obvious tourist place for non-Brazilians but it deserved to be seen. My friend Read more about Sport Club Do Recife: Red ‘n’ Black Army![…]

I’m In Brazil, I’m Northern Irish! *

Brazil and Parana (region) flags served as my entrance point to the Republic of Brazil when I ventured across the border from Argentina in December 2010. As a football fan,it was always a dream to visit Brazil, but here my arrival into the country was merely to see a waterfall. And a waterfall that I Read more about I’m In Brazil, I’m Northern Irish! *[…]

White Water Rafting in Juquitiba, Brazil!!

I’ve always loved being in and around water. The river near where I grew up, The Cotton River ran alongside Linear Park in Bangor, mind you it wasn’t one to be swimming in. Though Belfast Lough and the Irish Sea nearby were both decent spots for waves and summer dips. Fast forward to January 2011 Read more about White Water Rafting in Juquitiba, Brazil!![…]

Backpacking in Brazil: “Down The Waterfall…”, Foz Do Iguaçu

In December 2010 I made it across the border into Brazil. I went from Argentina to Brazil on a bus across the bridge between Puerto Iguazu and Foz Do Iguacu. There were two border points, one for exiting Argentina and for for entering Brazil. We had to drive between the two. I was off chasing Read more about Backpacking in Brazil: “Down The Waterfall…”, Foz Do Iguaçu[…]

“The Monster”: Backpacking in Sao Paulo, Brazil

I read somewhere that Sao Paulo was a “monster” and I simply loved that word as a classification of a city. It was always the plan to end my recent South America experience in Sao Paulo, as my final flight to leave the continent would be from there. It quite simply is one of the Read more about “The Monster”: Backpacking in Sao Paulo, Brazil[…]