Category Archive: Rio de Janeiro

Jun 04

Rio de Janeiro – What a City! – Part 2

Here are some more of the things that we have experienced in Rio. Some made us laugh out loud, some were just interesting and others made us smile. There are also those that disgusted us and those that were thoroughly delightful. I’ll let you decide for yourself which are which. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ During a guided tour in …

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May 29

Photos – Sugarloaf Mountain and the Christ Redeemer Statue – Comments by Marike

    There, that’s one major Rio attraction sorted out, now for the next one:   We had been advised by some friends to go as early as possible, because it gets crowded up at the statue really fast! We waited for the first clear day, and had a wonderful time ^_^   And us …

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May 22

Post Ilha Grande . . . plus the two weeks after that . . .

Hi all =) It has been ages and ages since my last blog, and I’m sure you’re all wondering if we still intend to give you some updates via this blog . . . well, it seems I’m going to have another ”go” at it 😉   Two weeks ago we went to Ilha Grande. …

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May 12

Rio de Janeiro – What a city! – Part 1

Here are some of the things that we have experienced in Rio. Some made us laugh out loud, some were just interesting and others made us smile. There are also those that disgusted us and those that were thoroughly delightful. I’ll let you decide for yourself which are which. ________________________________________________________________________________ You don’t need to find …

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Apr 24

My take on Rio – by Karin Joan (Jnr.)

Hi everybody, I haven’t blogged in a while so I have a lot to catch up with: We were all having the most boring time at sea when we spotted the land!!!! We got all exited but little did we know that we would not get there for at least another two days that felt …

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Apr 24

This and That – by Sophia

Last time I did a blog, we were at St. Helena. I’m starting again in Rio. When we came here, I expected something else. The Christ the Redeemer statue looks smaller than I thought it would. (They say it is 13 storeys up). It also looks much closer to the water in the pictures. Rio …

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Apr 24

Photos – The Rio de Janeiro Zoo – Commentary by Marike

   

Apr 21

Photos – Hippy Feira in Ipanema

 

Apr 21

There’s life in the Bay – Franci van Zyl

I was excited about coming to Brazil, because it has one of the largest amounts of bird species reccorded in one country. Round about 1,712 species. So far I’ve seen about 40 of those. No, its not a lot, but I dare you to name 40 different bird names without using the internet or a book …

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Mar 19

Shopping in Rio and other things

  Even though our foodstuffs lasted really well over the two ocean crossings, it seriously was time to buy more. The girls craved pork sausages (this was after they worked each other up to the point of drooling) and we couldn’t remember what a fresh egg looked like. For quite a while our experience showed …

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