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Destination: Brazil

Official Name: Federative Republic of Brazil Established: 7 September 1822 Population: 210,147,125 (2019 estimate) Religion: 64.6% Catholic, 22.2% Protestant, 8.0% no religion. Language(s): Portuguese Capital: Brasília Order of Visit: Thirty First First Visit: 5 December 2009 Last Visit: 18 December … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 21 – Pantanal, Brazil

Thursday 17 December 2009 Highlights: Day Safari and wildlife spotting, Horse riding Today we set out on a day safari of the countryside. We saw lots of different wildlife, caiman, capivara and giant river otters. With the caiman we went … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 20 – Bonito to Pantanal, Brazil

Wednesday 16 December 2009 Highlights: Mosquitoes attack, Night safari We set of to the Pantanal today which is a large area of mostly swamp land. The roads are very rough and as we found out when we changed rides to … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 19 – Bonito and Rio da Prata, Brazil

Tuesday 15 December 2009 Highlights: Snorkelling with topical fish Today we went to Rio da Prata which is a private farm with a really clear river which we went snorkelling down but not swimming (swimming can cause the dirt to … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 18 – Bonito, Brazil

Monday 14 December 2009 Highlights: Beach fun, Snake handling The overnight bus trip went fine and we settled into the new hotel at Bonito as soon as we arrived. We learned that the daughter of the owner was having a … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009-2010: Day 17 – Iguassu Falls, Brazil and Itaipu Dam, Paraguay

Sunday 13 December 2009 Highlights: Itaipu Dam Water release Andrew skipped breakfast but made it down for our 11 am trip to Paraguay to buy electronics and go shopping.   We weren’t stopped at the border entering Paraguay and before … Continue reading

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