Travspiration 14

You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown. You travel for the unknown that reveals you within yourself.

-Ella Maillart

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Thirsty Thursday: Brazil

Welcome to Thirsty Thursday on the Lonely Wanderer. This is a new weekly installment series entitled Thirsty Thursdays focused on showcasing the countries with the most beautiful sights in the world. This weeks focus is the gorgeous South American nation of Brazil, it’s stunning landscapes, mountains, beaches, and cultural sights.

Brazil. It’s one of those countries that you almost have to sigh after mentioning the name because it brings feelings of yearning. And you should. Brazil is an amazing country. From it’s amazing history, unique culture, and breathtaking views.

P.S. If that doesn’t appeal to you there are also so really hot Brazilian people as a treat at the end…

 

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Cristo Redentor, Christ the Redeemer Statue in Rio.

 

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Iguazu Falls on Brazil-Argentina border.

 

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Sugarloaf Mountain, Brazil.

The following images make up the Pantanal Wetlands is a large region including the world’s largest tropical wetland.

 

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Pantanal Wetlands, Brazil.

 

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Corcovado Mountain in the Pantanal Wetland, Brazil.

 

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Gorgeous shot of lone trees in the Pantanal Wetlands.

 

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Aerial view of the Pantanal Wetlands, Brazil.

Fernando de NoronhaΒ Β is a 21 islet and island archipelago about 220 miles of the coast of Brazil.

 

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Beautiful view from one of Noronha’s many peaks.

 

 

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Noronha’s gorgeous blue-green waters hug the coast.

 

 

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Panorama view of Noronha’s rocky coastline and enchanting waters.

 

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Tourists look upon the slopes of Fernando do Noronha, Brazil.

Santa Teresa is a popular neighborhood and cultural destination in Rio de Janierio, Brazil at the top of Santa Teresa Hill. It’s known for its scenic narrow streets, colorful buildings, and stunning street art.

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Colorful shops and storefronts in a narrow Santa Teresa street.

 

 

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FamousΒ Selaron Steps in Santa Teresa, Brazil.

 

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Empty Santa Teresa transportation cable car on the tracks in Santa Teresa.

 

 

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Aerial view of Rio de Janiero with Santa Maria, Cristo Redentor, and Pedra de Gavea in the distance.

 

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Church in Santa Teresa alongside a transportation station.

Tijuca Forest is a rainforest inside the ciy of Rio de Janiero and is said to be the largest urban rainforest in the world.

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Great image of the beautiful plant life in Tijuca Forest.

 

 

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A three-toed sloth grips onto the trees in Tijuca forest.

 

 

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Among the foliage of Tijuca Cristo Redentor can be seen in the distance.

 

 

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Aerial view atop the peaks in Tijuca.

 

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View of Rio de Janiero from the peaks of Pedra de Gavea.

The Amazon Theatre or Teatro Amazona is an opera house located inside the Amazon Rainforest.

 

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Gorgeous shot of Teatro Amazona during sunset.

 

 

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Goregeous image of the inside of Teatro Amazona.

 

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Aerial shot of the exact meeting of the waters.

 

 

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Aerial shot showing a gorgeous city hugging Rio Negro while Solimoes sandy colors wade in the distance.

 

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A calmer looking Rio Negro as it meets with Rio Solimoes.

The Amazon Rainforest encompassing most of Northwestern Brazil and also covering Columbia and Peru is known as the world’s largest tropical rainforest.

 

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View of the Amazon under the plumage of a Scarlet Macaw.

 

 

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Aerial view of the Amazon’s swamp lands.

 

 

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A calm and pristine lake found amongst the Amazon greenery.

 

 

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Veu de Noiva waterfall in the Amazon Rainforest.

 

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The Trans-Amazonian Highway running through the length of the Amazon.

So, that’s it for the first Thirsty Thursday where we indulge in the sights to be seen from different lands all over the world. That was just a FRACTION of Brazil… It definitely just took it’s place in my heart and bucket list. This has inspired me to DEFINITELY take a trip there at some point. Until then… Let us all enjoy pictures of gorgeous Brazilian men and women.

 

 

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Wow.

 

 

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I’m coming hon, don’t worry.

 

 

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Yes you are, you can make me whatever you want.

 

 

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I’m going to marry you.

 

 

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I will come to all of your games.

 

 

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Are you a runway model? Because you’ve been walking through my head all day.

 

 

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He can handcuff me.

 

 

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I think he’s staring longingly at me…

 

 

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Hey boo.

 

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I’M SO DONE!

 

 

 

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You’ve got to be kidding me.

 

 

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Their women are gorgeous too?

 

 

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I call dibs.

 

 

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Look at my wife.

 

 

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Her too…

 

 

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Her for real, for real.

 

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I’M SO DONE. Honestly no more words… I’m booking my flight ASAP.

Also… No of the pictures are my own, nor do I own them, or take credit for them…

BRAZIL!!!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Travspiration: 10

Travspiration today is a picture because I’m tired of the cold… It’s so damn cold it doesn’t make sense so enjoy these pictures of a beach in Hawai’i to inspire you to get your ass out the cold. No for real though. It’s too cold. I fell in love looking at these beaches today.

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Look at how hot this beach looks!
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I can feel the Sun on my back!