Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For a lot of people this is a highlight in their travels to South America. Or one that is high on a lot of bucketlists. For us this is an experience to never forget. Arrival in Rio After a long night at Salvador Airport, we arrive totally knackered for the carnival in Rio de Janeiro. … [Read more...] about Bucketlist item: Carnival in Rio de Janeiro
Let's get out of Guiné After a perfect night, all clean in a nice, big bed in a cool room, we wake up in Guiné well rested. What a great hostel, we would have loved to stay another night, but there's no time for that. Today we have to find a cash machine, or we'll be stranded here. Since there's none in this town, we have to find a way out of here. There's a van every day … [Read more...] about Carnival in Salvador, Brazil
Carnival in Brazil 2017. We went to both Salvador and Rio de Janeiro to celebrate Carnival and made this video about it. It's our first one ever! Check out the video including footage of the world known Parade of the Samba schools in the Sambadromo in Rio de Janeiro! The Carnival Parade in Rio de Janeiro was awesome! It surely is one to have on your bucket list and definitely … [Read more...] about Carnival in Brazil: Salvador and Rio de Janeiro 2017
The alarm goes off at 5 am! Time to get up and get ready to hike through Vale do Pati in Chapada Diamantina, a beautiful national park in Bahia, Brazil. We pack what’s left of our gear, take a quick shower and bring our stuff, that we are not going to take on this trip, to the house where the Danish are staying. These things will stay there for 3 days, while we hike through … [Read more...] about Chapada Diamantina: Vale do Capão en Vale do Pati.
On Thursday we arrive in Lençóis at 6 in the morning. We really don't have a clue what the plan is now. Marcelo, our Couchsurfing host in Salvador, told us we should come here for the beautiful nature. From all sides we're getting harassed by people who want to sell their hostel beds and tours, quite annoying if you just woke up from your coma. Although, that's just Riny, … [Read more...] about Chapada Diamantina: Lençóis