From Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires by land

On 1st of November 2016 I started my trip. I’m planning to go from Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) to Buenos Aires (Argentina) by land.
This is my route:
RJ-Conceicao de Jacareí-Ilha Grande-Parati-Ubatuba-Sao Paolo-Curitiba-Itajai-Balneario Camboriu-Florianopolis-Gramado-Porto Alegre-Pelotas-Montevideo-Col Del Sacramento-Buenos Aires

Day 1

November 1 (Tuesday)
Place: Rio de Janeiro – Conceição de Jacareí
How to get:
1) By bus. Take a bus from the central bus station Rodoviario Nova. The cheapest bus company is Costa Verde, take Onibus from them. You can easily google to find more info.
2) By Blablacar. – price is around 20-30 rials
Accommodation:
Staying with Simoni’s friend Enrice.
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Day 2

November 2 (Wednesday)
Place: Conceição de Jacareí Ilha Grande
How to get:
From Conceição de Jacareí take a boat to Vila do Abraão. Price is 25 rials one way or 40 rials return trip. They accept credit cards.
What to do:
1) There are many tracks you can do by walking. The tracking roads are pretty good, all you need just to prepare yourself for a long walk. You can get the road maps in any hostel or download it here .
2) If you are too lazy to walk you can take a boat to any of the beaches. Prices are around 30-60 rials for return trips, depends of distances.

Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Daniel (architect and specialist in bamboo building technology).
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Day 3

November 3 (Thursday)
Place: Ilha Grande
What to do:
Not much in a rainy day. Talking with fellow travelers would be the best option))
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Daniel
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Day 4

November 4 (Friday)
Place: Ilha Grande
What to do:
Raining again. But, if you re as much malandramente as I am – you will always find advantages in anything)
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Daniel
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Day 5

November 5 (Saturday)
Place: Ilha Grande – Paraty

How to get:
1) Take a boat from Ilha Grande to Conceicao de Jacareí (using this return ticket you bought before for 40 rials, so one way is 20, or buy one way ticket which is 35 rials – yes, the way back is more expensive). In front of the pier there is a bus station. Take a bus to Angra dos Reis (17 rials), then another bus to Parati (3.80 rials).
2) Take a boat from Ilha Grande to Angra Dos Reis (15 rials) and take a bus to Paraty (12.50 rials).
Accommodation:
Staying with CS/HelpX/AirBnb host french sailor Michal on a boat.
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Day 6

November 6 (Sunday)
Place: Paraty

What to do:
Paraty is really nice town, you can spend the whole day just walking on the streets and nearby beaches. You can go by bus for 3.80 rials to nearest places like waterfall.
Accommodation:
Staying with CS/HelpX/AirBnb host french sailor Michal on a boat.
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Day 7

November 7 (Monday)
Place: Paraty
– Ubatuba
How to get from Paraty to Ubatuba:
Take a bus from the central bus station take a bus called DIV Ubatuba which will bring you to the border with Ubatuba region (last stop). Price is 3.80 rials. Get down from the bus and take another bus to Ubatuba center. Price is 3.80 rials.
Accommodation:
Staying in Ecotrip hostel.
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Day 8

November 8 (Tuesday)
Place: Ubatuba – Sao Paulo
How to get from Ubatuba to Sao Paulo:

1) By bus. Take a bus from the bus station (ask which one is for Sao Paulo as there are 3 bus stations there). Price is 71.75 rials. They don’t accept credit cards.
2) By Blablacar. – price is around 30-40 rials.
Accommodation:
Staying with Simoni’s friends Daniela and Rafaela.
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Day 9

November 9 (Wednesday).
Place: Sao Paulo

What to do:
Metro ticket costs 3.30 rials, you can only use metro with it, no bus included.
Accommodation:
Staying with Simoni’s friends Daniela and Rafaela.
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Day 10

November 10 (Thursday)
Place: Sao Paulo

What to do:
Walking
Accommodation: 
Staying with Simoni’s friends Daniela and Rafaela.
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Day 11

November 11 (Friday)
Place: Sao Paulo
What to do:
Take a break, work and organize photos, mind and blog.
Accommodation:
Staying with Simoni’s friends Daniela and Rafaela.
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Day 12

November 12 (Saturday)
Place: Sao Paulo
What to do:
Accommodation:
Staying with Simoni’s friends Daniela and Rafaela.
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Day 13

November 13 (Sunday)
Place: Sao Paulo
What to do:
Get to know some art masterpieces
Accommodation:
Staying with Simoni’s friends Daniela and Rafaela.
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Day 14

November 14 (Monday)
Place: Sao Paulo
What to do:
Contemporary art and old architecture
Accommodation:
Staying with Simoni’s friends Daniela and Rafaela.
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Day 15

November 15 (Tuesday)
Place: Sao Paulo – Curitiba
How to get from Sao Paulo:
1) By Onibus. Price is 120-140 rials.
2) By Blablacar. – price is around 80-110 rials.
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Marcos
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Day 16

November 16 (Wednesday)
Place:
Curitiba
What to do:
How did European immigrants come here?
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Marcos
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Day 17

November 17 (Thursday)
Place: Curitiba
What to do:
How did European immigrants come here?
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Marcos
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Day 18

November 18 (Friday)
Place: Curitiba-Itajai
How to get:
Take a bus from Central Bus station or blablacar.
Price:
Bus is 42-50 rials, blablacar 30-40 rials.
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Rafaela
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Day 19

November 19 (Saturday)
Place: Itajai
What to do:
Relax and eat chocolate
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Rafaela
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Day 20

November 20 (Sunday)
Place: Balneario Camboriu
What to do:
Beach day
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Rafaela
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Day 21

November 21 (Monday)
Place: Itajai/Balneario Camboriu
What to do:
Explore the “Little Rio” city
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Rafaela
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Day 22

November 22 (Tuesday)
Place: Itajai
What to do:
Follow your  dreams
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Rafaela
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Day 23

November 23 (Wednesday)
Place: Itajai-Florianopolis
How to get:
By blablacar for 9-15 rials
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Vitor and Sonia
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Day 24

November 24 (Thursday)
Place: Florianopolis
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Vitor and Sonia
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Day 25

November 25 (Friday)
Place: Florianopolis
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Vitor and Sonia
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Day 26

November 26 (Saturday)
Place: Florianopolis
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Vitor and Sonia
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Day 27

November 27 (Sunday)
Place: Florianopolis
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Vitor and Sonia
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Day 28

November 28 (Monday)
Place:
Florianopolis-Gramado-Porto Alegre
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host
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Day 29

November 29 (Tuesday)
Place: Porto Alegre
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host
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Day 30

November 30 (Wednesday)
Place: Porto Alegre
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Maher
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Day 31

December 1 (Thursday)
Place:
Porto Alegre
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Maher
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Day 32

December 2 (Friday)
Place:
Porto Alegre
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Maher
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Day 33

December 3 (Saturday)
Place: Porto Alegre-
Pelotas
Accommodation:
Staying with CS hosts Camille and Eric
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Day 34

December 4 (Sunday)
Place: Pelotas
Accommodation:
Staying with CS hosts Camille and Eric
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Day 35

December 5 (Monday)
Place: Pelotas
Going to Montevideo by blablacar:
price 100 rials
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Day 36

December 6 (Tuesday)
Place: Montevideo
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Enrico
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Day 37

December 7 (Wednesday)
Place: Punta del Este
Accommodation:
Staying with CS hosts Augusto, Santiago and Bruno
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Day 38

December 8 (Thursday)
Place: Punta del Este
Accommodation:
Staying with CS hosts Augusto, Santiago and Bruno
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Day 39

December 9 (Friday)
Place: Montevideo
Accommodation:
Staying with CS hosts Augusto, Santiago and Bruno
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Day 40

December 10 (Saturday)
Place: Montevideo-Col Del Sacramento
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Andres
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Day 41

December 11 (Sunday)
Place: Col Del Sacramento
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Robert
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Day 42

December 12 (Monday)
Place: Col Del Sacramento
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Robert
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Day 43

December 13 (Tuesday)
Place: Col Del Sacramento-Buenos Aires
Accommodation:
Staying with CS host Mirko
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