Archive: January 2016

View from Pão de Açúcar (Sugarloaf Mountain)

South America 2016: Rio de Janeiro, Day 1

17 hour later, we landed in Rio on a Sunday to cloudy weather. Our first order of business was to get to our bed and breakfast on Copacabana Beach using a premium taxi for 130 Reais (1 USD = 3.85 Reai…

2016 South America Itinerary Map

South America 2016: The Planning.

A few months back I saw an awesome fare from San Francisco to São Paulo for under $650 roundtrip. I was very tempted; however, I really wanted to be in Rio de Janeiro. After waiting about a week or so…