Avinash and Dushy arrive On Paulista Avenue Time for some updates Our first room in Brazil, Shehedbee and Sombrero Dushy’s knee avoiding the sun Some nice treats for Ayushito! A very nice ride in the Jardins Another ride that we would like to take! Nice and warm.. what’s cooking ?! Its CHAI TIME Wow, how much is this for Bee friend! Luismi in Sao Paulo! A t-shirt at the Japanese market Awesome dumplings at the Japanese market in Sao Paulo At the Japanese market that takes place on Sundays in Sao Paulo near Liberdad Awesome grafitti! We could’ve been in the far east Time for some chinese food! Homeless people in Sao Paulo :( The walls near republica have awesome prints like this Portable beer table! Pay what you want book vending machine in Sao Paulo Pay as much as you like! This is what kids do when it’s HOT in Sao Paulo! Should’ve bought one of these Amazing trinkets and souvenirs *more MASSIVE DUMPLINGS* DROOL! What are YOU looking at ? Arriving in Salvador de Bahia At the airport Smile :) Carnival decorations Our camera that was stolen that day :( Colorful wares I want one! What’s this ?! The crowds at carnival! Foam wars! :) The vibes were amazing! Wonderful colors! One of the blocos This girl had some serious drumming attitude! She was amazing! Horny ? Real or mannequins ? These guys were crazy! A challenger appears Tall! This is what happened to all the free condoms that the government handed out WOOOW! A beautiful view over the Salvador Bay People come for carnival and stay on the cruise ships docked off the coast The view was just breathtaking All good! *sigh* The crowds are growing bigger as the day goes on This old man had some serious moves, like jagger ;) Who goes there ?! It was such a vibrant day! Another bloco posing for us :) Walking away.. Pimp my ride, YEAH! Gandhi’s children – That’s a real Bloco! Want some beer ? HAHA I HAD SOME TOO!! People watching from the safety of their balconies Cops everywhere More balcony watchers – you can pay to get into one of these This guy told Zara that she had the most beautiful eyes! Lunch time! We were so hungry – all you could buy in the carnival circuit was beer! The sun setting in Salvador So DUBAI! 5 minutes before we got assaulted and mugged! 2 minutes before we get assaulted and mugged While Zara, Avinash and Dushy were under attack :( Another day at the Island – Itaparica! Lazy dog.. The view from our room in Rio de Janeiro The RIO CARNIVAL! The kind of stuff they build for this parade is AMAZING! These samba schools are amazing – they dance for 8 hours straight! Awesome! The crowd was pulsating! Another beautiful one! Happy people Watching the parade in Rio.. So elaborate! Was pretty hot out there! Dushy wondering about something Evil! Good! This samba school supported handicapped people, hence the basketball player on a whee… More good! And more evil! Badass! That’s my mask! :D Avinash taking over greece Dare to fight my magic ?! Climbing up to Cristo The view from the top Cristo with the sun behind him Rio de Janeiro – BREATHTAKINGLY BEAUTIFUL! We were there! The sun setting behind Cristo Those little rocks in the ocean are just so beautiful! Hugsies! Dushy with a helicopter making sure he has no drugs on him! This is certainly the most beautiful city I have ever seen as far as landscape is con… FACES! MORE FACES! The city as it turns dark And darker Cristo blessing the city at night Another day as we climb Pao Azucar (the sugar loaf mountain) – These trees are at the… Do you see my saw ?! Just beautiful! Coming for a dip ? It was a beautiful day! Here we go! Doshy being Doshy In the shadows Another sun set over the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro MAN! Zara checking out the view Everyone checking out the view Floating over this city feels awesome The cable car that took us up *sigh* Cristo with the sun set from afar A picture I took of Rio at night Cristo blessing the city at night IGUAZU! TIME TO SEE THE FALLS! Ayushito! More Ayushitos! The AWESOME Iguazu falls Twice the size of NIagra, take that USA AND CANADA! Getting sprayed! It was a wonderful day Hundreds and hundreds of waterwalls The happy couple Rainbows all around! That dude’s got some FLOW! WOAH! The spray was crazy There were dozens of rainbows everywhere The lovely couple Spiderman was MINE! Dive! Rainbow time! Closer to the Devil’s Mouth! The power of these falls is amazing A butterfly who had a crush on Avinash The Itaipu dam, generates the most hydroelectricity EVER! After the epic light ceremony This is a wonderful collaborative project between Brazil and Paraguay Where we stayed at Iguazu Our kitchen Roadtrip in FLORIPA! Avinash and his 32 The view from a hill in Floripa YAY Thinking about how bad the previous coffee we ordered was. It was a SUGAR BOMB! We ha… Driving around Florianopolis Cycling in the sunset The bay in Santo Antonio de Lisboa Bee on the bus back to Sao Paulo Our room in the Grand Hyatt, Zara working hard! Subscribe to the Backpack ME Newsletter Tips, fun stuff, and TONS of inspiration! Straight to your inbox!