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Guide to Ilhabela: The Beautiful Island

Guide to Ilhabela: The Beautiful Island Recently I traveled to an archipelago appropriately named “Ilhabela,” which literally translates to “beautiful island,” located four miles off the northern coast of the state of Sao Paulo. The island is about 205km from the city of Sao Paulo and 340km from the city of Rio de Janeiro and… Continue reading Guide to Ilhabela: The Beautiful Island

The Surf Town of Maresias

Surf town of Maresias Two weeks ago I started my Tuesday morning by heading to the major bus station in the city of Sao Paulo (Tietê) to catch a bus to Maresias, a surf focused beach town, about 5 hours away via the common bus line, Onibus. I had been told this bus ride would… Continue reading The Surf Town of Maresias