Brazil is a bloody big country - you couldn't walk across it in a day, that's for sure - and boasts a diverse range of environments and cultures. With time running out on my South American adventure (this leg of it, anyway, because it looks like I'll be back there before anyone has a chance … Continue reading Salvador! (Not to be confused with the country of El Salvador, or that weird-moustached painting dude Salvador Dali)
I Go To Rio
Travel blog-writing wankers with sticks up their arses will tell you that you can't experience everything Rio de Janeiro has to offer in just five hours, but they're wrong - very fucking wrong. With my bus from Floripa taking six hours longer than it should have, and a flight to the northeast of Brazil booked … Continue reading I Go To Rio
Praia do Rosa: It’s bloomin’ good!
Santa Catarina, in the luscious south of Brazil, has so many beaches that you'd go mad if you tried to drink a beer on even a quarter of them in your lifetime. So when it came to organising a romantic weekend away, I allowed my Brazilian lady friend to choose the destination. She has fantastic … Continue reading Praia do Rosa: It’s bloomin’ good!
There are certain places on this big fuck-off blue ball called Earth that I truly believe I was drawn to. Whether to meet someone who would touch my soul or to experience something that would change my life, I didn't choose to visit these destinations - they chose me. Florianopolis, in the south of Brazil, … Continue reading Floripa Madness!
You say Iguazu, I say Iguacu
The hottest rivalry between Argentinians and Brazilians doesn't involve soccer or empenadas, it's all about who offers the best view of Iguazu Falls. If you wanna get headbutted by an Argie, tell him the Brazilian side is better. If you want to get stabbed by a Brazilian and have your shoes stolen for drug money, … Continue reading You say Iguazu, I say Iguacu
I Can’t Help Iguazu Falls-ing in Love With You
I've never met a waterfall I didn't like - and trust me, I've seen a few over the years - so there was no chance I'd miss out on Iguazu Falls during my adventures through South America. Along with Africa's Victoria Falls and North America's Niagara Falls, Iguazu is part of the holy trinity of … Continue reading I Can’t Help Iguazu Falls-ing in Love With You