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10 interesting surprises about Novo Airão, Amazonas, Brazil

10 interesting surprises about Novo Airão, Amazonas, Brazil

  Novo Airão is an important tourist centre, an ideal jumping off point for visits to the Parque Nacional de Anavilhanas, the world’s largest freshwater archipelago, and the Parque Nacional do Jaú, the second largest park in Latin America. Nature, history and unique experiences abound here. Discover more about Novo Airão here. Here are some […]

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15 de October de 2015 | By | Reply More
Mato Grosso do Sul: Day 6&7 Pousada Galeria Artes and ESTC2014 Eco-tourism conference

Mato Grosso do Sul: Day 6&7 Pousada Galeria Artes and ESTC2014 Eco-tourism conference

DAY 6: Once again I have to travel. I would really appreciate another day in the Pantanal at Fazenda Baia Grande, especially as I’m quite enjoying spotting birds I don’t know, but instead i’ll have to get out the OUP birdbook: A fieldguide to the Birds of Brazil when I get back to Rio. There are no buses from Miranda to […]

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1 de May de 2014 | By | Reply More
Mato Grosso do Sul: Day 5 Fazenda Baia Grande

Mato Grosso do Sul: Day 5 Fazenda Baia Grande

I wake up at dawn in Pantanal Ranch Meia Lua and this time I’m surrounded by butterflies, what look like red admirals and hundreds of little yellow ones. Also present (in my bathroom)  is a small  frog or perereca, perched perilously on the side of the washbasin. I don’t actually mind. This place is remarkably […]

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30 de April de 2014 | By | Reply More
Mato Grosso do Sul: Day 3 Bonito to Miranda

Mato Grosso do Sul: Day 3 Bonito to Miranda

Today I wake up in Bonito, not with the cocks crowing but with the sound of the Chaco Chachalaca birds passing overhead, so it seems like a good time to get the camera out. Pousada Olho d’Agua is fabulous for birding and within minutes I’ve managed to get great pics of a redbeaked toco Toucan, […]

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28 de April de 2014 | By | Reply More
Mato Grosso do Sul: Day 1 Rio to Campo Grande & Bonito

Mato Grosso do Sul: Day 1 Rio to Campo Grande & Bonito

I am looking  forward to this trip, revisiting 3 pousadas already in the Hidden Pousadas special collection: Pousada Olho d’Agua, Pousada Galeria Artes and Fazenda Baia Grande and checking out a couple of others, Hotel Pousada Aguas de Bonito and Ranch Meia Lua, which almost certainly should be there. All of this to coincide nicely with the Ecotourism […]

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25 de April de 2014 | By | Reply More
10 best village pousadas off the beaten track in Brazil

10 best village pousadas off the beaten track in Brazil

  1. Pousada Casa Zulu, Icaraizinho de Amontada, Ceará – “Laid back friendly beach pousada right near the centre of Icaraizinho village”. Icaraizinho de Amontada is a small laidback fishing village with a few shops and a couple of bars and restaurants.  An idyllic place of total tranquility, just beach, dunes, lagoons where all the noise you hear is […]

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15 de April de 2014 | By | Reply More
Hidden Pousadas making top Traveller’s Choice on Tripadvisor for 2014

Hidden Pousadas making top Traveller’s Choice on Tripadvisor for 2014

Best of hidden pousadas in Brazil voted top travellers choice by Tripadvisor in small hotels, B&B and Bargain hotel categories.
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12 de February de 2014 | By | Reply More
Bonito, Mato Grosso do Sul

Bonito, Mato Grosso do Sul

Bonito is located in the Serra do Bodoquena, approximately 300 kilometres or a three and a half hour drive southwest of Campo Grande in Mato Grosso do Sul. It is one of Brazil’s award-winning destinations for eco-tourism. The landscape here is a mixture of hills and cerrado crisscrossed by rivers, scrubland on top of chalk, all […]

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29 de August de 2013 | By | Reply More
Casa Bobô Eco Pousada: stunning surprise nestled in the hills of Boipeba Island

Casa Bobô Eco Pousada: stunning surprise nestled in the hills of Boipeba Island

Casa Bobô Eco Pousada is a truly special place situated in the hills of Monte Alegre, just 45 minutes by tractor from Bahia Brazil’s main island of Boipeba and 20 minutes from Moreré. Word travels fast on small islands and other pousada owners had already spoken highly of Myriam and Nilton’s project to set up […]

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8 de August de 2013 | By | Reply More
10 reasons to visit Praia do Patacho & Vila do Patacho, Alagoas

10 reasons to visit Praia do Patacho & Vila do Patacho, Alagoas

Alagoas is one of the hidden gems of the North East of Brazil boasting simplicity and natural beauty. The Alagoas coastline is called the Costa dos Corais, named after the enormous coral reef just offshore. The term “Rota Ecológica” or ‘ecological route’ describes the 20km stretch from Barra de Camarugibe in the south to Porto de Pedras. This is home to the beautiful Patacho beach and pousada Vila do Patacho. Read Veronica and Guilherme’s 10 reasons to visit!

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18 de June de 2013 | By | Reply More