Olympics Day 13 – August 18, 2016

Day 13 is over here in Rio and it appears as if someone forgot to tell our Canadian Olympians that 13 is supposed to be an unlucky number. Far from

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On the move again – to my final destination in Brazil

Got myself organised and down to the quay in plenty of time for the ferry. In fact I was second in the queue for tickets but the ticket counter wasn’t

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That’s Morro Like It – Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil

My sour mood instantly changed the moment I stepped onto the catamaran destined for Morro de Sao Paulo off of the coastal mainland from Brazil. It’s not that Salvador was

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Warm Welcome – Sao Paulo, Brazil

I was finally able to pull myself from the beautiful beaches of Brazil and head inland to what is the largest city in the Southern Hemisphere with 20 million people

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Day 542

Well this has been quite some time since our last blog, we are at the moment in Iguasi Fa─║ls in Brazil, trying to escape the bad weather of Chile and

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Rio

Flying into Rio, you could see Christ the Redeemer in the distance along with the famous coast lines, along with Mount Sugar Loaf and the Olympic Stadium. Filled with anticipation

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Brazil 1 – Rio de Janeiro

June 13. We emerged from the fog of a 9-hour overnight flight into the Rio airport, which is large and modern, walked about half a mile (literally – I have

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Train, Buses and Antonina ruins

This morning we caught the 8-15am Serra Verde Express which takes you from Curitiba down the mountain to Morretes. This is a train trip for the train enthusiast taking you

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Arriving in Rio (August 2-5, 2016)

Welcome to our Rio 2016 blog! We started this back in London and not only was it a great way to keep in touch with everyone back home, it has

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Olympics Day 6 – August 11, 2016

We just wrapped up Day 6 here at the Olympics and it’s hard to believe just how quickly it is going by! We were very excited to get to head

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