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Amazing Brazil

The land of the Samba, football, religion, rainforest, magnificent sprawling cities and unspoiled beaches. From vibrant beachside cities to local culture in rural villages, Brazil has so much to offer; its natural wonders, including the majestic Iguazu Falls and the amazing Amazon rainforest, have inspired globetrotters for over 500 years.  Brazil’s beauty lies not only in its natural wonders, but also

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Morro De São Paulo

Part of Morro de Sao Paulo’s charm is its mix of upscale, new hotels and restaurants with older, shabbier pousadas and taverns. This car-free and carefree island has just one road and a handful of beaches… it’s a wonderful place to get away from it all. Is one of the villages on Tinharé island, which together with Boipeba, Cairu and 23

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Belo Horizonte

Known to the locals as Beagá (pronounced 'bay-ah-gah', Portuguese for BH), Belo Horizonte was named for its beautiful view of nearby mountains. Urban sprawl makes it harder to appreciate the natural setting nowadays, but Brazil’s third-largest city still has considerable charm.  Walk down the buzzing cosmopolitan streets of the Savassi neighborhood on a Saturday evening, eat at one of the fine

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Arraial D´ajuda

Is the charming neighbour of that magnet for mass tourism that is Porto Seguro. The river separating Arraial from Porto Seguro keeps away from the former the worst excesses of the later. The beaches, to walk long the rua do Mucugê at the end of the day; the open-air restaurants; having some delicious caipirinhas with our friends at the bar

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Tiradentes

 Perhaps nowhere else in Minas do colonial charm and picturesque natural setting blend so perfectly as in Tiradentes. Quaint historic houses, fringed by exuberant wildflowers, stand out against a backdrop of pretty blue mountains with wonderful hiking trails. If you can, visit midweek, when the town’s abundant attractions are most easily appreciated. On weekends, the swarms of visitors who come

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Praia De Pipa

Home to dolphins & turtles, the Village of Pipa is part of the district of Tibau do Sul, an Indian name meaning "between 2 waters" (it having the Guarairas lagoon to one side and the Atlantic Ocean to the other).  From "Orotapiry" – "white man’s village" in Tupi (an Indian tribal language) to "Itacoatiara" – "big yellow rock" and "Green Cape

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Porto Seguro

Bahia's second most visited destination, Porto Seguro is crowded with Brazilian package tourists who come from all across the country for partying and beach live. Not surprisingly, there's well-developed infrastructure here, with hundreds of hotels and colorful buildings (none over two stories) that lean toward a colonial aesthetic. This is, after all, the region where Portuguese sailors first landed in

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São Luís

São Luís (pop: 870,028) is the only Brazilian state capital founded by the French who ruled over some of Brazil until they were defeated by the Portuguese. Founded in 1612, the city is named after French King Louis XIII. Later, it was also occupied by the Dutch, until the Portuguese colonizers took over. While little material evidence remains from the French and

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Porto De Galinhas

An hour or two south of Recife, Porto de Galinhas was made for the not-so-extreme tourist. Raves one traveler, "It's what it doesn't have that makes it great:" no heavy traffic, no nightlife to speak of. Explore the natural tidal pools that form in the reef, feeding fish that swim all around you; or ride a dune buggy to romantic

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Porto Alegre

The gaucho capital has a privileged location. A strategic point within Mercosur, Porto Alegre is the geographical center of the major routes of the Southern Cone and it is located at equivalent distance both from Buenos Aires and Montevideo, as well as from São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro cities. Whoever arrives there meets an important business center and the

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Porto Alegre, Brazil