Monthly Archives : January 2016

San Antonio de Areco

San Antonio De Areco is a picturesque colonial town, dating from the early 18th century. Known for its gauchos and silverware, you can spend your days walking around the cobbled streets stopping at little coffee shops and restaurants, or visiting a few of the small museums.

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Ilha Grande, A Brazilian Paradise

Pristine beaches and untouched jungle cover Ilha Grande, an island approximately 3.5 hours from Rio by car and boat. Years ago the island was home to a maximum security prison, housing some of Brazil’s most notorious criminals and this is partly the reason why everything has remained so preserved…nobody ever wanted to visit.

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Rocinha Favela Tour, Rio De Janeiro

Should we take a favela tour in Rio? We’ve seen a great deal of poverty before, we don’t want to walk around gawping at people and shoving a camera in their face. Is it safe to go into a favela, even with a guide? We had lots of questions before deciding to take a tour of the Rocinha favela in…

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