Guide to backpacking in Brazil, with travellers information on Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon, Sao Paulo, Iguacu falls, Jericoacoar
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Guide to backpacking in Brazil, with travellers information on Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon, Sao Paulo, Iguacu falls, Jericoacoar
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Guide to backpacking in Brazil, with travellers information on Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon, Sao Paulo, Iguacu falls, Jericoacoar
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    City: BRASILIA
    Mission: British Embassy
    Address: SES Quadra 801 Lote 8 Cj K
    Av das Nações
    70408-900
    Brasilia - DF
    Tel: (55) (61) 225 2710
    Fax: (55) (61) 225 1777
    E-mail: britemb@nutecnet.com
    Hours: Winter / Mon-Thurs: 10:30-19:30
    Fri: 10:30-16:00
    Summer / Mon-Thurs: 11:30-20:30
    Fri: 11:30-17:00

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    City: BRASILIA
    Mission: US Embassy
    Address: SES - Av. das Nações,
    Quadra 801,
    Lote 0370403-900
    Brasília, DF
    Tel: (061) 321-7272
    Fax: (061) 225-9136
    Hours: 08:00-17:00

Guide to backpacking in Brazil, with travellers information on Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon, Sao Paulo, Iguacu falls, Jericoacoar
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Ambulance, Fire and Police numbers are listed. Marine, Mountain and Consulate (24Hr) Emergency numbers to follow, where applicable.
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    193
Guide to backpacking in Brazil, with travellers information on Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon, Sao Paulo, Iguacu falls, Jericoacoar
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This section will help you assess the potential risks and plan the precautions you need to take both before you go and once you are away.

Worldwide protection for backpackers of all nationalities:
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Guide to backpacking in Brazil, with travellers information on Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon, Sao Paulo, Iguacu falls, Jericoacoar
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bakpaka is in the process of researching accessibility for ALL travellers worldwide.

The information being collated reflects the standards and facilities available concerning transport, accommodation, places of interest, leisure pursuits and communication.

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Guide to backpacking in Brazil, with travellers information on Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon, Sao Paulo, Iguacu falls, Jericoacoar
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General and country specific tips for backpackers, including things to do and see. We are looking for your input, so email tips & anecdotes letting your fellow backpackers and us know what's happening out there!!!

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Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the enviroment and sustains the livelihood of local people.

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News and comment from around the world:
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Guide to backpacking in Brazil, with travellers information on Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon, Sao Paulo, Iguacu falls, Jericoacoar
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This section will develop into a comprehensive guide to current weather and seasonal trends experienced in this country, and advise on weather related issues affecting places of interest.

Current regional conditions and forecasts:
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Guide to backpacking in Brazil, with travellers information on Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon, Sao Paulo, Iguacu falls, Jericoacoar
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Guide to backpacking in Brazil, with travellers information on Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon, Sao Paulo, Iguacu falls, Jericoacoar

bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link

The booking system operated by The International Youth Hostel Federation:
IBN

The 4anything guide to hostels:
Worldwide Accommodations

A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction.

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
Cyber Cafes

Here's a selection operating in this country:

    Internet House
    195, Nossa Senhora de Copacabana Avenue, shop 106,
    Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro 22020-000, Brazil.
    Tel: (55) (21) 542 3348
    Fax: (55) (21) 542 3348
    Email: cybercafe@internethouse.com.br
    Cost/Hour: R$ 10,00
    Hours: 09:00-22:00 (Mon-Sat)

    Cybercafe Internet Center - Downtown
    Rua da Alfandega, 80/401,
    (near Uruguaiana Subway Station (Metro)),
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20000-000, Brazil.
    Tel: (55) (21) 224 1743
    Email: comercial@iconline.com.br
    Cost/Hour: US$ 5
    Hours: 08:00-21:00 (Mon-Fri), 08:00-03:00 (Sat)

    Net Corner - A Internet a seu alcance
    Loja de Campinas,
    Rua Coronel Quirino, nº 1.252,
    Bairro Cambui, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.
    Tel: +55 11 3842-0072
    Email: webmaster@netcorner.com.br
    Cost/Hour: R$ 6
    Hours: 09:00-20:00 (Mon-Fri), 09:00-15;00 (Sat)

    Na Rede
    R. Ministro Godoi 1169,
    Sao Paulo 05015-001, Brazil.
    Tel: (55) (11) 38651479
    Fax: (55) (11) 2805660
    Email: info@tonarede.com.br
    Cost/Hour: US$3
    Hours: 11:00-23:00 (Mon-Fri), 15:00-23:00 (Tues)
Guide to backpacking in Brazil, with travellers information on Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon, Sao Paulo, Iguacu falls, Jericoacoar
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bakpaka is in the process of building a Travel Information Centre. In the meantime updated travel advice can be found at the following addresses:

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