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Explore the lunar dunes and lagoons of Lençois Maranhenses – Brazil

White sand dunes and blue lagoons Considered a top destination in Brazil, the Lençois Maranhenses (maranhense sheets) combine kilometers and kilometers of white dunes dotted by freshwater ponds, sometimes blue, sometimes green. Its a true gateway to paradise, protected by its National Park status. The trip almost always beggins in the town of ‘Barreirinhas’ in […]

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Top 05 types of popular brazilian junk food

So your at the end of the daily budget and there’s still a meal to go. What can you do with $5.00 in your hands and an apetite for some brazilian junk food? 1- Cachorro quente (Hot dog) They’re on every corner of the big cities and even in smaller towns. The hot dog stand […]

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Top adventure destination in Brazil – Jalapão state park

Jalapao is a top adventure destination in Brazil The Jalapão state park sits practically in the center of Brazil in the midwest state of Tocantins and is a natural paradise of unique beauty. Visitors will find the brazilian savanah (cerrado) biome mixed with grand river waterfalls, sand dunes and lavish natural havens. Over recent years the […]

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Top 05 stunning Rio de Janeiro hiking trails

Top 05 stunning Rio de Janeiro hiking trails – Brazil 5  –  PEDRA BONITA (Beautiful rock) Located in the world’s largest urban forest. The ‘Pedra Bonita’ at ‘Tijuca’ forest in Rio de Janeiro offers unparalleled views of the ‘Cidade Maravilhosa’. To get there take a taxi to the ‘São Conrado’ hang-gliding ramp following the ‘Estrada da Canoa’ […]

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Top 05 unforgettable Rio de Janeiro beaches

The most beautiful and unforgettable Rio de Janeiro beaches. 5 – Joatinga beach (Joá) The Joatinga is an exclusive beach located in the ‘Joah’ neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro. About 300 meters long its not accessible during high tide but when the tide is low, this small strip of sand becomes one of the best spots […]

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Top 05 tips for a day in downtown Rio de Janeiro

A bus trip or the metro will easily take you downtown Rio from Copacabana, Ipanema or other districts. A walk through the center streets opens up an opportunity to see real carioca lifestyle in rapid movement. If possible spare some time for the ‘Teatro Municipal’ (metropolitan theatre) and the central cathedrals (great pics if you have […]

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Top 03 tips for the best bars/hangouts in Rio de Janeiro

With the Rio de Janeiro summer time rolling on, the Highway Brazil team has 03 tips for those seeking for some fun in the Cidade Maravilhosa.   01 –  ‘Bar do Mineiro’ Bar do Mineiro (Miners bar or person who comes from the state of Minas Gerais – general mines) is a must for those […]

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Brazil – Top Beaches in southern Bahia – Trancoso

Trancoso in Southern Bahia – Brazil Of the 7500 km of Atlantic coast in Brazil the 300 or so km of southern Bahia are ranked as some of the best beaches of all the southern ocean. The small village of Trancoso in southern Bahia was the place where for the first time the portuguese anchord […]

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Rio de Janeiro to Lima Peru | The longest bus drive in the world

Imagine the longest bus trip in the world. That’s exactly what’s in the Rio de Janeiro to Lima Peru Bus trip. This adventure will take you over 6000 km of roads and highways from the Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) on the Atlantic ocean till the mystical ruins of the ancient american tribes hidden high in […]

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