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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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Top 06 things to do in Rio de Janeiro downtown

The vacations in the Cidade Maravilhosa makes for a good time to take a look at Rio de Janeiro downtown beyond Ipanema and Copacabana. With several days of feasts and fun ahead your gonna see more to the Cidade Maravilhosa then thought. You should spare a couple of days to know the city center and to take […]

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St Jorge village the brazilian style – Veadeiros

Located in the upper part of the brazilian Central plateau, the ‘Chapada dos Veadeiros’ (Deer hunters Plateau) is a spectacular destination for lovers of exuberant nature and ecotourism adventure. If you seek peace, tranquility, an escape from the big metropolises, flee from Babylon, the Chapada dos Veadeiros is your right destination. Located 120 miles from the […]

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The most exciting places for Hiking Trekking in Brazil

Trekking in the Chapada Diamantina/Bahia – Pati Valley Amazing scenery and perfect trails. These are two aspects that the visitor soon realizes when arriving at the Chapada Diamantina, more precisely in the Pati Valley. Trekking there is suitable for those looking for a complete challenge, which combines contact with nature with an ideal physical activity […]

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Cavalcante, history and beauty in Chapada dos Veadeiros – Brazil

‘Cavalcante’ is a small town located in the midwest state of Goiás – Brazil. North of the giant ‘Chapada dos Veadeiros’ (Deer hunters mounts/hills) which lays in the central brazilian plateau. Brasilia – the federal capital – is around 180 miles from the town and the nearest point for those coming by plane (Brasilia International Airport). […]

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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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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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