Category Archives: Brazil

21 Spectacular Sets of Steps, Stairs, Staircases and Stairways: They all lead somewhere

Wat Kaew Temple (Wat Kaewkorawaram), Thailand

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18 Magnificent and Unique Waterfalls From Around the World

Waterfalls come in many different types including plunge, tier, horsetail, block, cascade, punchbowl and fan.  1. Geiranger, Norway Cruising through the fjords in Norway after spending part of the day in Geiranger, we had this waterfall pointed out to us. … Continue reading

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ~ Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain

January 14th ~ Rio de Janeiro This was to be our last full day in Brazil and we still had some “must see” places left to visit. 

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ~ Copacabana and Ipanema Beaches

January 13th ~ Rio de Janeiro A morning flight from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro was followed by a short drive to check into our hotel. We caught our first glimpse of the “Christ the Redeemer” statue along … Continue reading

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Iguazu Falls – From the Argentina Side

January 12th We had both our Intrepid guide and a local guide today for our excursion to see the Argentina side of Iguazu Falls. Both were in agreement that an early start was a necessity in order to beat the … Continue reading

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Iguazu Falls ~ From the Brazil Side Including a Helicopter Ride

January 10th ~ Getting there The 10th was a travel day. Sebastian and crew dropped our group off at the bus station for a scheduled 5-6 hour ride in a local bus from Ituzaingo to Puerto Iguazu. 

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Brazil Visa – How I Really Screwed Up

December 16th It wasn’t like this was a last-minute booking. In fact the first part of our South America trip had been in the works for about a year. It includes a 14 day Princess cruise that departs a couple … Continue reading

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