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Beautiful free beach camps in Brazil

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We’ve parked on or right in front of many wonderful beaches in Brazil. There’s not many people overlanding here, and there isn’t a camping culture either, so there aren’t many ‘campgrounds’, and beach camps are pleasant compared to fuel stations.…

Brazilian drivers are crazy!

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Brazilians, in general, are lovely people. I actually think that they might be about the friendliest people in the world. BUT, put them behind of the wheel of a motor vehicle and they think they’re Airton Senna (famous Brazilian race…

Long days of travel

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Finding overnight overland stops, or camps, in Brazil. I think I’ve mentioned before that an unfortunate thing about overlanding in Brazil is the distances between attractions. It can be several long days of bad roads and too much traffic before…

Swimming in a big natural aquarium: full of big fish!

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After Campo Grande, our next Brazilian stop was Bonito. And, it wasn’t even a place we’d heard of until Brazilians started telling us about it.Bonito is known for crystal clear rivers which have about 30 different types of fish…

Confession Time

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We first drove our Kombi into Brazil in june of 2011 with permission for 6 months. As the six months came to a close, we tried everything possible to legalize the car in Brazil but without luck. So in mid…

A Lift at Last

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After a few weeks without access to any weights, we finally found a functional gym in Boa Vista. This place was overcrowded with machines but we made some room and got our lift on. Just about time we got going…