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Where to go in Brazil with 12 day vacation: Iguaçu, Maraú, Chapada Diamantina?

Where to go in Brazil with 12 day vacation: Iguaçu, Maraú, Chapada Diamantina?

Hello Alison, This is my second short trip to Brazil. The first time we did Rio and Ilha Grande. All your pousadas were fantastic! This time, we’re thinking about Iguaçu, Salvador and the Maraú Peninsula. We have 12 days, arriving in and departing from Rio. Would it be too tight with flights/travelling? Or should we […]

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19 de October de 2015 | By | Reply More
Which pousada is best for 3 days on Boipeba island, Bahia?

Which pousada is best for 3 days on Boipeba island, Bahia?

Q. “Hi Alison, We’re planning to spend 3 days in Boipeba and we’d like to stay only in one place. However, we’re still undecided about where else to go. Is there any other place in the state of Bahia (apart from Maraú Peninsula and Boipeba) that you would recommend? Many thanks.” Giuliana A. Hi Giuliana, With just 3 days […]

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29 de July de 2015 | By | Reply More
How to get from Chapada Diamantina to Boipeba, Bahia, Brazil

How to get from Chapada Diamantina to Boipeba, Bahia, Brazil

By bus/boat Rapido Federal runs 4 buses a day between Seabra and Salvador all of which pass through the Chapada Diamantina towns of  Palmeiras (for Capão) and Lençois. The journey takes around 7 hours from Palmeiras and 6 from Lençois and costs approximately R$68,00. However if you are travelling from Chapada Diamantina to Boipeba you don’t […]

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17 de March de 2015 | By | Reply More
How to get to Chapada Diamantina from Salvador

How to get to Chapada Diamantina from Salvador

Chapada Diamantina is a National Park of 38000 sq kms, full of flat topped mountains, canyons, caves  and waterfalls, with superb trekking possibilities. It lies 425 kms to the west of Salvador- a 5-7 hour drive depending on traffic and if your are travelling by car or bus. 1.7 billion years ago this whole area lay […]

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10 de March de 2015 | By | Reply More
Pousadas in Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil

Pousadas in Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil

  Chapada Diamantina is located in Bahia, the North East of Brazil and is one of the country’s treasured national parks. The Vale do Capão (Capao valley) sits right in the heart of the Chapada Diamantina national park and Lençois is the main town in the Chapada Diamantina.This is a thriving eco tourism destination, ideal for people […]

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25 de November de 2014 | By | Reply More
Solo Travel in Chapada Diamantina, Salvador & Boipeba, Brazil

Solo Travel in Chapada Diamantina, Salvador & Boipeba, Brazil

Updated August 11 2015 Q. “Dear Alison, I will be in the Bahia region arriving 20 September in Salvador and flying out 10 October from Salvador. With about 19 nights in the region, I expect to enjoy 12 nights in Chapada Diamantina and the rest of my holiday in Salvador de Bahia. Ideally I would love to […]

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18 de August de 2014 | By | Reply More
Finding the best pousadas for a honeymoon in Brazil

Finding the best pousadas for a honeymoon in Brazil

Q. “Hello Alison, We are planning our honeymoon with my husband. We are arriving in Rio and leaving from Salvador. We really are looking for “hidden” romantic places to stay ( no big building hotels) with greeneries. Could you point us to recommended pousadas? Would you recommend us to stay in Rio and go during […]

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1 de July de 2014 | By | Reply More
10 of the Best Spa & Relaxation Hidden Pousadas in Brazil

10 of the Best Spa & Relaxation Hidden Pousadas in Brazil

Brazil may be best know for its vibrancy and bustling beaches, but it’s the tranquil corners of paradise off the beaten track which make the country doubly amazing. For travellers seeking a truly relaxing  getaway, here are 10 beautiful hidden pousadas which offer spa treatments, holistic therapies, yoga, pilates and meditation activities:   1. Vila […]

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17 de June de 2014 | By | Reply More
Bahia Trip: Day 2 Salvador

Bahia Trip: Day 2 Salvador

I awake in Villa Inglesa to the sounds of birds singing. For a moment I forget I’m in the heart of a city of 3million plus people. Breakfast in pousadas is always a special feature and this one is no exception with great ham and cheese tapioca. After breakfast a quick walk  to the Farol […]

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19 de March de 2014 | By | Reply More
How to get to Chapada Diamantina, Bahia

How to get to Chapada Diamantina, Bahia

Chapada Diamantina in Bahia, the North East of Brazil is one of the state’s treasured national parks. It is a thriving eco tourism destination, ideal for people who want to experience nature and enjoy hikes to mountains, waterfalls and caves. Find out how to get there …

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