Category Archives: Brazil


Exploring the Falls in Foz do Iguaçu, Brasil

The city of Foz do Iguaçu is located where Brazil meets Argentina and Paraguay. The Iguaçu (Iguazu, Iguassu, Iguacu) Falls are the main attraction, with great viewing from both the…


Righteously Rio

After a 9-1/2 hour trans-Atlantic flight from Johannesburg to Sao Paulo and an hour flight from Sao Paulo, we finally arrived in Rio, 5 time zones away. At the airport,…


Fun at the Falls in Foz do Iguaçu, Brasil

A few still photos from yesterday’s falls tour in Brazil.  Needless to say, we got wet.  Very wet. Getting drenched at Iguaçu Falls in Brazil:


World Youth Day in Rio

We knew our trip would overlap with the Pope’s visit, but this is pretty impressive. Up above World Youth Day (Jornada Mundial da Juventude) on the Copacabana Beach. Pope expected…

Chris the Redeemer Above Rio. Source: Artyom Sharbatyan

Her Name is Rio…

…and she dances on the sand of two of the most famous beaches in the world: Copacabana and Ipanema.  Barry Manilow sang about them in his 1978 song Copacabana, The Girl from…



When traveling internationally, it is important to verify the entry requirements for each country.  Many countries require visas prior to arriving, and these must be obtained from a consulate or…

Front wheel drive in China!

Surface Sectors

Once your round the world (RTW) itinerary and dates are finalized and tickets are purchased, it’s time to start planning or finalizing the surface sectors, if you have any. Surface…

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