Now, I don’t know if this is because I’m 23 years old, female, or just generally a bit of a baby, but when I told people at the end of last year that I was off to backpack Brazil and Colombia I was generally met with resounding gasps. Continue reading Is travelling South America safe?
The Iguaçu Falls are a source of great pride for both Brazilians and Argentinians. All 275 waterfalls (!!!) straddle the border between the two countries, and natives from either side will swear blind that the view from their side is by far the best… Continue reading Iguaçu Falls – backpacking Brazil
If São Paulo is Brazil’s London or New York, then Rio is… well, actually, there’s nowhere I’ve ever been that comes close to any comparison with Rio! Continue reading Why everyone should visit Rio de Janeiro!
Paraty is a little colonial town in Rio de Janeiro state, and is the perfect stopping point when travelling between Rio itself and São Paulo. Continue reading Picture-perfect Paraty – backpacking Brazil
So after a busy couple of weeks in Brazil I’m finally sitting down to write a blog post on our first stop – the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest city – São Paulo. Continue reading Backpacking Brazil: touchdown São Paulo!