Day 4: Rio de JaneiroAugust 17, 2018 in Brazil ⋅ ⛅ 23 °C
After checking out from the Injoy, I am homeless for the coming day. At the Rio rodoviaria I board the bus/coach headed for Brasilia. It's only half-full and the reclining seats are comfortable. The journey is scheduled for 19 hours, hence it includes overnight travel and meal breaks.
The vehicle grinds up from sea level to the central plateau, into the state of Minas Gerais. This used to be the centre of an 18th century gold rush and there are several gorgeous baroque former mining towns here. The modern towns are still used for mining but don't look like tourist attractions.Read more