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How to get to Ilha de Marajó from Belém

How to get to Ilha de Marajó from Belém

The island of Marajó is an extraordinary place: the size of Switzerland with a population of only 250,000 (only 210,000 more than it had in the 16th century!) It has 4 ecosystems and buffalos outnumber people several times over, used for transport, policing, leather goods and food. What do I like particularly about the place? The fact […]

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29 de September de 2015 | By | Reply More
How to get to the Rota Ecológica of Alagoas, Porto de Pedras and Sao Miguel dos Milagres

How to get to the Rota Ecológica of Alagoas, Porto de Pedras and Sao Miguel dos Milagres

The 24 km stretch of Rota Ecológica of Alagoas which runs between Porto de Pedras and Barra de Camaragibe is a stretch of pristine coastline almost equidistant between Maceió, state capital of Alagoas, and Recife state capital of Pernambuco .There are two municipalities here – Porto de Pedras in the north which takes in Praia […]

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15 de May 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
How to get to Cumbuco, Ceará

How to get to Cumbuco, Ceará

GETTING TO CUMBUCO Cumbuco is located in Brazil’s state of Ceará in the northeast of the country and the main beach has the same name as the town. It is a mecca for kitesurfer and windsurfers and  it is only a 50 minute drive from Fortaleza, so options for getting there are quite straight forward. […]

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4 de November de 2013 | By | Reply More
10 things to love about travelling solo as a woman in Brazil

10 things to love about travelling solo as a woman in Brazil

Travelling alone as a woman can be a challenge in any country. In Brazil solo travellers do end up having to pay double or nearly double for hotel rooms, since they are priced for 2 and single supplements don’t apply. Also in restaurants often one main course is enough for 2 and priced accordingly, which […]

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How to get to Ubatuba, São Sebastião and Ilhabela

How to get to Ubatuba, São Sebastião and Ilhabela

GETTING TO UBATUBA, SÃO SEBASTIÃO & ILHABELA There is no mystery around getting to Ubatuba or São Sebastião in Brazil’s state of São Paulo, from Rio de Janeiro. Both cities sit along the Costa Verde, ‘Green Coast’, which runs from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo along the main highway. Getting there by car is easy and there are […]

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12 de August de 2013 | By | Reply More
How to get to Paraty from Ilha Grande

How to get to Paraty from Ilha Grande

Q. “Hi Alison, Is there a way to travel from Ilha grande to Paraty or visa versa if we could do these spots in 2 days?  I looked at the terrain and it looks as though there is one way to the island from rio and a separate way to Paraty.” C.B, UK   A. Hi […]

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7 de August de 2013 | 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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25 de July de 2013 | By | Reply More
How to get to Peninsula de Maraú, Bahia

How to get to Peninsula de Maraú, Bahia

Details on how to get to Peninsula de Maraú. Google won’t help much as it hasn’t mapped the area, but this map shows you all the main locations of Barra Grande, Taipu de Fora and Cassange.

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11 de May de 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
How to get to Boipeba Island, Bahia

How to get to Boipeba Island, Bahia

Details and tips on best ways to get to Bahia’s picturesque island of Boipeba from Salvador. This includes a ferry, bus and boat option via Valença and transfers can also be organised through pousadas on the main island as well as Morerê and Monte Alegre. Read more…

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