Morro de Sao Paolo – beauty, beaches and Brazilian football

Morro de São Paolo is one of three inhabited islands in an archipelago of 26 off the coast of Salvador and although no longer a hidden gem, it is still a gem. From Itacaré the bus took us to Valenca where we took a 30 minute speed boat to Morro. Friends that had trodden this … More Morro de Sao Paolo – beauty, beaches and Brazilian football

Moving states, Espirito de Santo and Bahia – the hot, the wet and the happening

Having taken quite a few long haul and night buses throughout South America I hadn’t been phased about leaving Rio on the night bus. That was until a fellow passenger stood up and asked the driver permission to pray for us all as we undertook the dangerous journey ahead. His prayer was pretty detailed and … More Moving states, Espirito de Santo and Bahia – the hot, the wet and the happening

Rio de Janeiro – the city with beaches, forests and the best sunsets

Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl With yellow feathers in her hair and a dress cut down to there… At the copa (co) Copacabana (Copacabana) The hottest spot north of Havana At the copa (co) Copacabana Music and passion were always the fashion At the copa they fell in love. And now that … More Rio de Janeiro – the city with beaches, forests and the best sunsets

Ilha Grande – hiking, beaches and the Brazilian bottom

I never thought I could be overdressed in a bikini… Until I came to Brazil. The micro bikini and thong is the beach uniform, worn by women old, young, large and small. Don’t think the men are left out either, gone are the board shorts of Chile and Ecuador and very much in are the … More Ilha Grande – hiking, beaches and the Brazilian bottom