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On the move

May 16th, 2009 | Posted by Davey in 16-Brazil - (0 Comments)

We’ve been rather busy over the last few days, inc. a 23hr bus journey, and a full day tour today and just haven’t had a chance to upload a post…

We are both keeping well and making the most of our last two months.

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Rio de Janeiro

May 11th, 2009 | Posted by Davey in 16-Brazil - (1 Comments)

Finally, we are up to date with our posts, quite a barrage for one day wouldn’t you say! We have arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but haven’t had any time to explore.  We have a tour booked for tomorrow so that will be pretty full on. We are two blocks off Copacabana Beach.

All I can say at this point is it’s huge…some 6 million people here.  The only photos I have are those taken on the plane.  We are being continually warned by the hostel staff to take only enough cash for the day.  Some of the guests that we’ve met here have been mugged but nothing too serious – they just handed over the cash.

We haven’t met anyone yet who had a bad word to say about Rio (apart from crime) so we are quite excited to get out and about.  Christ the Redeemer, one of the new 7 wonders of the world, is the big draw for us – bring it on!

More from us later.

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