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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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Check out 03 great Birdwatching spots in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

Undoubtedly you can find idyllic beaches, scorching Sun and a lively party life in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil. But for those who are after a more tightened lace with nature, the Highway Brazil Tip is: ‘birding’ in the wonderful city. So how about enjoying a sunrise to the sound of nature with a little […]

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03 great craft beers you must taste in Rio de Janeiro

‘Uma gelada’ (translates as ‘an icy’ on google) thats how brazilians ask for a cold beer at bars, obviously due to high average anual temperatures. More than 90% of beers are pilsen and roughly the same percentage are concentrated in 05 brands of the Inbev brewery. You’ll find them in 99% of all bars, pubs […]

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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 02

Pirenopolis Brazil thrived through its gold mine era being a regional influence through the XVIII and XIX centuries – those golden days are behind it, but the town still mines its quartz stone and the jewelry scene with brazilian gems. Some of the production and other handcraft can be seen in the little stores in […]

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