Tourist Time in Brazil

Before things were restricted, masked and closed down we took a day to see a couple of tourist attractions nearby.  This area of Brazil is well known for the weather (cool and drier) and for the Germanic heritage.  This makes it a bit of a tourist trap!  There are wax museums, history museums, fashion museums … More Tourist Time in Brazil

Brazil- Northeastern Amazon and a little more…. saw

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French Guiana- A little bit of Europe in the jungle.

In the last post we shared info about the European Space Agency located in Kourou, French Guiana, South America.  While the ESA  is a major focus of business and tourism in this little territory of France, there are many other attractions to see in this country. After a bit of driving through the thick, hot, … More French Guiana- A little bit of Europe in the jungle.

French Guiana- A European penal colony and space port!

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Suriname- Speaking Dutch in South America!

Suriname is a country of order, contrast and friendly people.  Arriving on the ferry from French Guiana presented us with our first taste of the Dutch-speaking people of Suriname.  Fortunately, most people also speak English so we were able to communicate.  We quickly found a beautiful, grassy campsite with a gorgeous sunset view.  The mosquitoes … More Suriname- Speaking Dutch in South America!