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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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Experience Brazil: From Rio de Janeiro to Belem in the Amazon forest

That morning I had jumpped out of bed – around 06am – late – you  could imagine for the 6:58 flight from Rio till the northern capital of ‘Belem’ in the second biggest brazilian state of Pará. Luckily I was at the hotel ‘Marajó’ in Rio – Centro – (clean – reasonable – moneys worth – […]

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Incredible views of the Olympic Games of Rio de Janeiro

The great Maracanã stadium (above), between the districts of Tijuca and São Cristóvão, will be pivotal for the opening and closing cerimonies of the International Olympic Games of 2016 in Rio. As we all know, the 2016 Olympic Games begin in Rio de Janeiro, a revolutionary event for the city and atll Brazil. Ten thousand […]

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10 top Vegan restaurants to enjoy in Rio

Borough of ‘Botafogo’ – RJ 01 – (Organic refectory) ‘Refeitório Orgânico’ It serves breakfast – buffet. Opens Monday to Saturday from 11am to 04pm Address: February 19th Street, 120 – House 2 Phone: (55) 21 2537-0750 Site: http://www.refeitorioorganico.com.br 02 – Vegan Chacara ‘Vegana Chácara’ Serves lunch with ‘dishes of the day’. Opens Monday to Friday […]

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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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Top 03 Apps you should use in Rio de Janeiro and Brazil

So the bags are packed, passport in hand time to get the last detalhes for the brilliant trip to the Rio de Janeiro. Highway Brazil has 03 tips for apps that will help out on the trip. Top apps Brazil! Check it out! 01 – Google translator Everyone’s aware of its effectiveness and with its […]

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Southamerica and the Andes: Chile – The first Impressions

photo by Julio Sedano Acostaa

Speechless is the feeling you have when on arrival at the international airport in the capital Santiago – Chile, the commander calls attention to the cabin. “We are flying over the Andes.” I opened the shutters and I see a seemingly endless sequence of mountains with a reddish appearance and snow on the peaks, even […]

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Experience Brazil: Pirenópolis – Day 03

The natural beauties and the sheer charm of the small colonial town of Pirenópolis in the midwest state of Goias – Brazil were the mane arguments for making it the first place the Olympic torch would visit after the capital – Brasília. Its colonial – neoclassical style architecture throws visitors back some 200 years in […]

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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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