Macapa to Oiapoque on BR156… Or Macapa to Cayenne… Or how the hell do I get to French Guiana from Brazil?
Brazil / Places We Go

Macapa to Oiapoque on BR156… Or Macapa to Cayenne… Or how the hell do I get to French Guiana from Brazil?

This question presented no small amount of angst to the Italian and me while we were in South America. And there is absolutely no reliable information on this topic anywhere that I found. So, how does one get from Macapa into French Guiana? Even getting to Macapa is a tricky affair, but it can be … Continue reading

Brazil / Places We Go

Jequiá Lake and Village in the State of Alagoas, Brazil

Maxim magazine recently voted Brazil as the “Hardest Holiday Destination” with the following explanation: Beautiful beaches, the land of silky football and home to the World Cup in 2014; it sounds like a perfect place to visit. According to Government travel advice, ‘Levels of violence and crime are high. Outbreaks of violence, particularly aimed at … Continue reading