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Brazilian Pantanal is a must for the true wildlife lover

Nine out of ten specialists will say it’s the best place in the country to spot a wild jaguar in nature and along with that you’ll still able to see hundreds of species of birds, mamals, fish and reptiles from one of the worlds’ most preserved wildlife scenes. Jaguars, aligators, piranas, eagles, there an infinite […]

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Experience Brazil: The Amazon forest – idyllic beaches and lavish nature all in the same place – welcome to Belem!

Pará is a massive brazilian state in the Amazon forest roughly 1.250.000 square km – thats like the size of Alasca – If it where a country it would be 22nd on world ranking. Belem – the state capital sits right at the last turn of the great amazonian river basin where it meets the […]

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Experince Brazil: Tips for visiting Belem – Theatre of Peace

The impression that I got from Belem in the state of Pará – Brazil is that it looks like a Rio de Janeiro built in the forest. The colonial style of downtown reminds us of some boroughs in Rio like Santa Tereza, and on streets you can see the traights of the peoples that made […]

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Experience Brazil: Tips for Belem in the Amazon forest – Emilio Goeldi Museum

Today’s tip – Emilio Goeldi Museum in Belem Just a few miles from the ‘Docas’ in downtown Belem lays perhapst the best surprise in the city – the Emilio Goeldi Musuem. The entrance can deceit you as it’s highly modest, and after purchasing a ticket for R$ 2,50 (roughly $0,75 – 2016 currency) your ready […]

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Experience Brazil – Pirenopolis – Day 01

Highway Brazil visited Pirenopolis or Piri as its called, on the Easter holiday in late March/16. Beeing a relished holiday – one of the busiest of the year – prices were high. We stayed at the ‘Rancho do Joao’ inn – on one of the main streets in town, at a price range of around […]

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Belem – Pará and the gateway to the Amazon forest

The Amazon forest has been inhabited since the beginning of humanity. It is esteemed that some million of indigenous people already lived here when European colonists arrived in the region in XVI century. The Amazon region occupies areas of 6 countries reaching from Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Equator, Peru to Venezuela. The forest represents some 1/20 […]

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Brazilian winter – Come and have some fun

The brazilian winter – july to september – is for many the best time to visit the country. For one the name winter means only the season in which it rains very little or nothing at all. Temperatures might drop a little from highs of 90º F to 83°/84ºF and evening and nights maybe a […]

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Record temperatures and melting currency make Brazil a special attraction

This southern hemisphere winter is bringing record highs in temperautres all over Brazil – specially in the central part of the country, and with the US Dollar soaring at almost  $3.80 to the $Real, and the travel high season a long way away, it might be the best opportunity to know Brazil with the best […]

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