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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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3 Top idyllic beaches in Paradise Bahia Brazil

01 – Itacare This idyllic destination in Bahia Brazil has its name from native indigenous language Tupi mening ‘rock alligator’. South of the state capital – Salvador – Itacare sits on the Cocoa coast of Brazil in the massive state of Bahia. An idyllic destination meant for those looking for contemplation and peace Itacare is […]

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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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Mysterious stonewalls and rock formations baffle the intrepid visitor of outback Brazil

Mysterious stonewall and rock formations Speculation has the stonewall of Parauna – Goias – Brazil as a construction built by ancient american peoples due to whale oil having been found in the wall compostion. The region habors all sorts of unusual and and highly beautiful sites. At the top of the valley where the Parauna […]

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Experience Brazil: ancient wall built by Incas or aliens?

Serra da Portaria - Goiás - Brazil - highway brazil

Mysterious stone wall built by aliens ? Far from the Atlantic ocean some 750 m in land in the mid-west state of Goiás – Brazil a beautiful and ancient land with mysterious rock formations puzzles all who visit. Some 220 m from Brasília where outback farmland clashes with shear wilderness of brazilian cerrado the land […]

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Experience Brazil: a motorcycle tour of Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

Moto tour Rio de Janeiro – Motorcycle Tourism Like any other big city in the world you can travel round Rio de Janeiro by car, metro, bus, bike… but for a unique and adventurous experience – HighwayBrazil went on a motorcycle tour of Rio de Janeiro with adventure expedition leaders Gabriel Roso and Daniel Chrispim of […]

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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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