Travel

Brazil | Rio de Janeiro: June 20 – June 23, 2008

Rio de Janeiro June 21st, 2008 Got here yesterday morning. It was a long bus ride from the airport to Copacabana (where we booked our hostel). The taxi may have made it here faster, but we didn’t feel like paying R$80 when we had the option of paying R$6.50 each by bus. The bus went...

Brazil | Manaus: June 13, 2008 – June 19, 2008

Enroute to Manaus (Miami, FL) June 13th, 2008 Iguana…right beside the car rental lot! We’re dead-beat and tired, but finally sitting here in the waiting lounge to board our flight to Manaus. We had a 6 hour layover, which we used to do some urgent shopping at Wal-Mart...