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Visit to Vovô

We arrived to São Paulo via the domestic airport and took at R$40 ride to Aunt Tania, Uncle Joaquim, and Cousin Raquel's …

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Corcovado & Cristo Redentor

Sitting on (we think) the highest point of Rio, Cristo Redentor casts his arm and view over the city in a spectactular …

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Pão de Açúcar

We took the bus to the Pão de Açúcar (Sugar Loaf Mountain) – one of the “must do's' in Rio. You start …

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Pobrecito Lunch

As I mentioned we put ourselves on a $50 USD per day, total for both of us, budget during this trip. We …

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The Aging Travelers We Be

As we flew into Rio… I am pretty sure Fernando and I think that he is the more agile and adaptable of …

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Beach Vendors Observed

Our first day in Brasil, of course we went to the beach. We are staying in the middle of Copacabana in a …

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Downtown Rio: Lapa

Just some photos of interesting architecture in downtown Rio de Janeiro. The above is the Cathedral. Fernando told me it is modeled …

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Charms of Kennedy Park, Lima

Our hotel, Hotel Mariel (was three stars, and okay), was well located and a 5 minute walk to Kennedy Park in Miraflores. …

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Walking Tour in Lima

We wanted to appreciate Lima more, so Fernando found on Trip Advisor a private walking tour called Peruvian Local Friend. It is a …