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Mar 15, 2005 - Train ride to Paranagua and Ilha do Mel (Honey Island)

We set off from Curitiba and made our train ..destination Paranagua. It is an oldish electric train, not steam, that travels through the Serra Verde (or the Green Mountains if you like). It takes a whopping 5 hours to travel the distance a bus would do in 1 and a half...but all the same it was very beautiful and full of fantastic tunnels and scenery. Many of the routes have been carved out through the mountains and there was lots of jumping from one side of the train to the other to catch those golden photo opps! On our arrival in Paranagua...

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