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I'm an Australian passport holder, in Buenos Aires, trying to get my Brazilian tourist visa. I've done a lot of research on this and searched many forums but haven't been able to find the answer I'm looking for to help me out with my problem.
I know what I need to provide in order to get the Brazilian Tourist Visa but I'm having difficulty giving proof of my exit out of Brazil, into Bolivia (overland, not flying!)
I'm staying in Buenos Aires for a further week before going on to Uruguay (Colonia - Montevideo - staying at a cousin's farm near Montevideo) then onwards to Brazil (Montevideo -> Florianopolis - Iguacu, seeing both sides - Sao Paulo - Paraty - Rio). From Rio I'm leaving Brazil to then go to Bolivia. It seems the border crossing at Corumba is the closest spot for me to cross into Bolivia, then I'll be getting the train to Santa Cruz.
I will be getti... more »
I will be arriving in Rio at the end of July.
After doing much research on this forum I decided to travel from Rio to Ilha Grande, spend a few days there, travel to Paraty for a few days and then onto Sao Paulo all by BUS before I start my internal flight loop around the rest of the country.
However, after looking at my travel guide it seems like buses only go to Paraty and Sao Paulo from Rio.
Has anyone else done this route before or could anyone give me some more information about the best way of getting to these places as I don't drive.
I just would like to know if the weather is warm enough in July as to lay down in the beach.
Thanks in advance!
we dont have time to apply for our brazil visa ahead of time so just wondering if anyone has had experience applying for a visa at igauzu falls?? How long to process? how much?? what documents are required?
I am a canadian citizen if that makes a difference.
Hi ,Where would you recommend going in Souther Brazil. I will be there between mid July and mid August. What is transportation like during that period?
My apologies if this is a duplicate, but i tried to post yesterday, but it didn't show up on the forum.
We are a family of four (two boys aged 6 and 10) who want to go to Brazil during the World Cup in mid June 2014 for 3 weeks (we won't be there for the final games i know). We are planning to see:
5) Sao Paulo
in that order.
Is this too ambitious? Is there something else we should substitute for our trip?
Second question - I have been reading a lot of warnings in my LP guide about muggings and not carrying anything of value. We generally travel in casual attire, no jewellery and plastic watches, but I do love taking photographs when traveling and want to take my DSLR digital camera. Is this a sure thing to get us mugged? Will the kids be a deterrent to any potential muggers at all?
Third, we are a family of vegetaria... more »
i live in argentina atm but i ll leave via iguazu into brasil in may. there i d love to take a boat ride into the pantanal from campo grande. does anyone know how that works? are there tour operaters in campo grande which will do kind of a roundtrip or will u get droped somewhere else? and how long is this trip going to be? i m planing to spend a week maybe 10 days in this area before going further north.
thank u for your help
I'm a photographer traveling to rio in May and I would like a personal guide that knows the area and has insights on the non-tourist area of Rio. If anyone out there has had any experiences with such a guide or Fixer in Rio it would be greatly appreciated. I'm interested in documenting the real people of Rio not just the beach life.
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We're travelling to Brazil in a couple of weeks with our little boy who has allergies to dairy and soya. Does anyone know if it is possible to buy oat milk or rice milk and if so, in which supermarket chain? While I know Carrefour sell it in Europe, I'm unsure if they stock the same products in Brazil and it would save me bringing cartons of the stuff from the UK :-)
I'm an American who got a visa for Brazil last month (tourist). I put the name of hotel I'd be staying at in Brazil my first night as my "hotel information" and I later got the visa.
Right before my departure, though, I canceled the hotel bc I got an invite to stay with an old friend my first night. I'm in Brazil now and having a great time but somewhat worried that the hotel info I left with the consulate in the US won't have me registered in their system, and thus might flag my stay here.
I don't want to do anything that might cause me problems on my departure or jeopardize future trips here on the same visa and if this is likely to be an issue, I can just re-book a night at the hotel before I leave.
I'm sorry for the silly/paranoid question, but I know some places like Russia take hotel registry seriously and I didn't know if this is something I needed to address befor... more »
We have limited time in Brazil in July. We have been to Iguacu and Amazon before and would like warm weather.
We welcome any comments on our proposed itinerary.
1 Fly: Rio-Sao Luis
2 Sao Luis
3 Sao Luis(Alcantara)
4 Sao Luis-Barreirinhas
9 Jericoacoara-Fortaleza-fly to Salvador
12 Salvador-fly to Rio
I am not at all sure what time is required around the Barrierinhas area and how to get to Jericoacoara.
Thanks for your help
In Juin we want to visit Iguazu.
We are looking for a good hotel on the Brazilian and the Argentinian site, but not far of the waterfalls.
We also want to visit the Pantanal and the Amazon...any suggestions?
Intro: After last years trip to Indonesia, it is now time to discover another part of the world, Brazil. Last year I got a lot of great feedback and suggestions on this forum (using a different username), so I hope this time it will be no different.
About the trip: Me and my girlfriend, both 24, will be visiting Brazil for the first time. My girfriend has visited South America before (Ecuador), I have never been to the continent. The only fixed dates until now are that we arrive 29/06 and leave 19/07, both using GRU airport in Sao Paulo.
The places we would love to visit:
Rio de Janeiro
Foz do Iguaçu
28-Jun São Paulo
29-Jun São Paulo
30-Jun São Paulo - Iguazu
2-Jul Iguazu - Pantanal
3-Jul Iguazu - Pantanal
9-Jul Pantanal... more »
Hello!!!! (sorry for the double posting)
If i were to flying into La Paz and fly out from Rio, how long would one suggest to backpack in a comfortable time seeing the sights on the way to get from La Paz to Rio?
Does anyone have any tips of an itinerary and timescales?
I will be staying for 6 weeks in the Buenos aires, Argentina region and would liekt o take a short trip to Brazil. I am not certain wan to include sao Paulo or Rio. Has anyone traveled in Southern Brazil, Parana, Santa Cataina, Rio grande do Sol, what are your thoughts about traveling in that region?
In advance, thank you.
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