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Ilha do Mel, Paraná: 4 of 5 offbeat destinations in Brazil that won’t be so hidden in 2014

Ilha do Mel, Paraná: 4 of 5 offbeat destinations in Brazil that won’t be so hidden in 2014

The state of Paraná is not known for its beaches and I first discovered Ilha do Mel only because I was searching for places  within easy reach of world cup city Curitiba for those who wanted to escape a bit. What I found was fabulous. A beautiful hilly hour glass shaped island with a couple […]

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19 de February de 2014 | By | Reply More
Pousada Fim da Trilha: delightful hospitality and gastronomy on Ilha do Mel

Pousada Fim da Trilha: delightful hospitality and gastronomy on Ilha do Mel

Pousada Fim da Trilha, Ilha do Mel (Encantadas), in the state of Paraná is family run and they pride themselves on their service and their restaurant, both of which were wonderful. I arrived at lunchtime whilst my suite was still being prepared and miraculously a long cool beer appeared at the bar whilst I was waiting; at […]

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16 de August de 2013 | By | Reply More
The spectacle of Iguaçu Falls, Paraná Brazil

The spectacle of Iguaçu Falls, Paraná Brazil

This blog is mainly about hidden Brazil but there are certainly things and places that no first-time visitor to Brazil can fail to visit. The top three? The Sugar Loaf and Christ the redeemer (Corcovado) in Rio de Janeiro and the Iguacu Falls, in 2011 voted one of the 7 natural wonders of the world. […]

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20 de December de 2012 | By | Reply More