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Three Stars of Brazil: Salvador da Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Iguazu Falls

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Program #19244RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
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Anna Christian Feb 26, 2014 at 07:49 PM

Has anyone been to Iguaza Falls on the Three Stars of Brazil. If so, did you get a yellow fever shot? I will be traveling there in May.
Elizabeth (LIZ) Rylan Apr 08, 2014 at 03:34 PM

Elizabeth (LIZ) Rylan Apr 08, 2014 at 03:42 PM

Hi Anna, I am also on the trip to Brazil in May. I just found out that we can get the malaria pills and yellow fever shots, but it is not required. Because our trip time will be spent mostly in cities, and we won't be going to the Amazon, I don't think this is necessary. What do you think?
Anna Christian Apr 10, 2014 at 03:30 PM

I sent an email to Study Journeys Limited about a month ago and Paulo replied he'd been conducting the tour for several years and as far as he knows, no one has contracted yellow fever. As you said we will be spending most of our time in the cities.Though it's not required, I got a booster yellow fever shot as the last one I had was 28 years ago when I went to Africa. My travel advisor said I didn't need malaria pills.


Barbara Krauter Mar 11, 2011 at 12:50 PM

Can anyone recommend a good book for learning a bit of the language? There are many advertised that distinguish Brazilian Portuguese from that spoken in Portugal. I don't have time (this program is 2 months away) to learn the grammar or reading/writing. I'd just like to know a few correctly-pronounced phrases.
Elizabeth (LIZ) Rylan Apr 08, 2014 at 03:34 PM

I just got a small book from Barnes and Noble. No CD with spoken pronuncation, but the phrases are there...


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