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Top 3 Waterfalls I’ve Seen

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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 …

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

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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 …

Backpacking in Brazil: Recife Beach, Pernambuco

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Ah, the joys of relaxing when we travel! And although I am not a big fan of the heat and the sun when I jaunt around the globe, I do like a decent beach, nice cool water, cold beers and …

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

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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 …

I’m In Brazil, I’m Northern Irish! *

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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 …

White Water Rafting in Juquitiba, Brazil!!

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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 …

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

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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 …

“The Monster”: Backpacking in Sao Paulo, Brazil

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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 …

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