Travelling solo in Brazil

I’m too tired to recount the whole trip, so at some point in the future, I’ll write a more detailed memoir. For now, here are some highlights expressed through photos.

Rio de Janeiro

Day 1

Explored Ipanema and Leblon by foot.

Day 2

Climbed Pao de Acucar and Corcovado in a day with Igor! Finished by 2p!

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Pao de Acucar, Via Dos Italianos

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Corcovado, K2

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Christ the Redeemer with Igor

Day 3

Acai, dinner, and beers with Beatriz and Eduardo in Lagoa, Gavea, and Ipanema.

Day 4

Boat trip! See featured photo.

Day 5

Checked out cultural sites in Centro. Uneventful, except for an amazing dinner! My favorite meal in Brazil.

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Day 6

Jeep tour through Tijuca Forest. Dinner at Joaquim’s house in Jardim Botanico.

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Tijuca Forest

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A monkey at Vista Chinesa

Day 7

Climbed Dedo de Deus near Tetropolis with Adilio.

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Dedo de Deus, East Face

Day 8

Cycled Vista Chinesa with Joaquim. 10% incline was killer.

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Visa Chinesa in Tijuca Forest

Day 9

Worked on proofs at the airport on the way to Campo Grande.

Day 10

Beatriz’s wedding! The party afterwards was nuts!

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Brazilian wedding
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Feeling the music

Day 11

Lunch in Campo Grande with Claire, Camilla, and Joaquim. Couldn’t find a rapid test anywhere, so I had to stay the night in Sao Paulo at Camilla’s

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Yuca, farofa, and beans for lunch

Day 12

Walking tour of Sao Paulo historical district. Self tour of Beco do Batman.

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Was pouring on the walking tour

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Beco Do Batman, street art block

Rapid test at a Drogosil and made it back to the US with a 2 hour delay in Chicago.

Brenden Eum
Brenden Eum
PhD Candidate, Social & Decision Neuroscience