Brazil, Buenos Aires to Rio Overland

A Last Hooray in Rio de Janeiro

We had already been amazed by the beautiful ocean road that we drove from Paraty and Rio de Janeiro, but when we rolled into the city center of ┬áRio in the early afternoon with the sun shining in our backs and the 30 meter high Jesus statue greeting us for our arrival, we felt great. […]

Brazil, Buenos Aires to Rio Overland

The Portuguese Colonial City of Paraty

  Paraty is a small town on the coast of Brazil, between Sao Paulo (six hours) and Rio de Janeiro (four hours). Beautiful, old and calm are the words best describing the city and when going here it is worth staying for a few nights. We had four, which was great for just relaxing and […]

Brazil, Buenos Aires to Rio Overland

Sao Paulo, Home of Both Rich and Poor

Kids getting the city ready for the 2014 World Cup starting in two weeks Initially we were supposed to stay two nights in Brotas, a small city four hours outside of Sao Paulo known for its outdoor activities such as rafting, canyoing and mountain biking, but instead we after just a night we decided to […]

Brazil, Buenos Aires to Rio Overland

Pantanal, Day 3

On our last day in the Pantanal we finally got to go on a safari game drive in daytime, which we had been looking forward to the most in Pantanal. Like you probably know, game drives can be an all or nothing thing and unfortunately for us we did not see much that day. Luckily […]