2 Days in Rio de Janeiro Brazil

2 Days in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Andy Travel South America, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro Leave a Comment

For the month leading up to our visit to Rio de Janeiro, all we kept hearing about was how dangerous the city was. Just a week before we arrived someone posted a video online of young adults mugging tourists in a downtown business area. Needless to say, we were a little apprehensive about our time in Rio. In order to …

Gaia Comfort Hostel Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Gaia Comfort Hostel – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Lynn Travel South America, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro Leave a Comment

We were a little apprehensive about safety in Rio de Janeiro since we had read so much about robberies, which occur even during the day in busy areas. I did quite a bit of research about the safety of different neighborhoods and decided that I wanted to stay in one of 3 neighborhoods – Botafogo, Ipanema or Copacabana. After searching …

Falls from the Lower Trail at Iguazu Falls in Argentina

Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil Photos

Andy Travel South America, Brazil, Foz do Iguaçu Leave a Comment

After relaxing in Montevideo, Uruguay where we were basically waiting for our Brazilian visas to be processed we were looking forward to getting out and seeing the sights in Foz do Iguaçu. Fortunately, we had a great guesthouse that we were staying at which was only a few blocks from public transportation. The public transportation in Foz do Iguaçu brought …

3 days in Foz do Iguaçu Brazil

3 days in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Lynn Travel South America, Brazil, Foz do Iguaçu Leave a Comment

We had a great time in Foz do Iguaçu and kept busy since there were so many things to do in the area. The largest attraction and the reason that we visited was to see Iguazu Falls which can be seen in both Brazil and Argentina. Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam Tour Our first full day in Foz do Iguaçu predicted rainstorms …

La Maison Brasiliana Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

La Maison Brasiliana – Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Lynn Travel South America, Brazil, Foz do Iguaçu Leave a Comment

Our bus to Iguazu arrived in Argentina, so naturally I started my search for places to stay in Argentina. Very quickly I realized that not only were things expensive (which wasn’t surprising to me), they were also not nearly as nice as staying just over the border in Brazil. When our bus arrived in Argentina I breathed a sigh of …