Brazil has no mountains to compare with its Andean neighbors like Peru, and Argentina, but in every other respect it has all the scenic - and cultural - variety you would expect from so vast a country. These difficulties, however, rarely seem to overshadow everyday life in Brazil. It's fair to say that nowhere in the world do people know how to enjoy themselves more - most famously in the annual orgiastic celebrations of Carnaval, but reflected, too, in the lively year-round nightlife that you'll find in any decent-sized town.
This national hedonism also manifests itself in Brazil's highly developed beach culture; the country's superb music and dancing; rich regional cuisines ; and in the most relaxed and tolerant attitude to sexuality - gay and straight - that you'll find anywhere in South America. And if you needed more reason to visit, there's a strength and variety of popular culture, and a genuine friendliness and humor in the people that is tremendously welcoming and infectious.
Tibau do Sul comprises of beaches such as "Madeiro, Dolfins Bay, Pipa and others".
Tibau do Sul is an old fishermen village, is the most beautiful wild paradise: it is a region that goes beyond any borderline. Everyone lives in perfect harmony with the friendly natives and has the charm that is peculiar to the most tourist beaches in the world. The village nightline is very active, with bars, night clubs and international standard restaurants.
Capital city of Piauí, is usually used as starting point to visit 2 important National Parks located in Piauí: Parque Nacional de Sete Cidades (Seven Cities National Park) and Parque Nacional das Capivaras located
The name Teresina is a tribute to Lady Teresa Cristina, Empress of Brazil, wife of D. Pedro II. Lady Cristina was so admired in Piauí that another city, Imperatriz, was named after Her. Likewise, Teresópolis, city in Rio de Janeiro, was named in homage to Lady Teresa Cristina.
Teresina was the first city in Brazil to be planned. It was designed in 1852 by a master builder in the form of a chessboard. Located 622 km far from Fortaleza, Teresina is the only capital of Brazilian northeast which was not built by the coast; because of this, Piauí is the only Brazilian State which is more developed in the interior than on the coastline.
The Praia Grande neighborhood - the old provincial commercial area - is an astonishing sample of the opulence of past centuries. On Portugal street, you’ll be delighted with the old, tile walled mansions and the narrow streets, alleys and hills paved with cantaria stones, which the Portuguese used as ballast in their vessels.
Sao Luis presently preserves its colonial architecture and history in harmony with a modern, 20th century urban landscape. Its beautiful beaches, happy nightlife and delicious cuisine based in seafood, as well as the unique local culture, are definitely a must-see.
Walking on the streets of the Historical District of Salvador, we feel like being taken back to the ancient times of Brazilian History. Until 1763, Salvador was the capital of the Portuguese Crown in Americans, besides being the main port of the southern hemisphere until the eighteenth century.
With an extensive shoreline and a constant year round temperature (around 25° C/ 77° F), Salvador is an innovation to outdoor leisure activities. The city’s tropical climate is enhanced by steady gentle breezes blowing the Atlantic Ocean and the All Saint’s Bay. With approximately 50 Km of beaches and one third of the shore of the All Saint’s Bay, Salvador is the ideal location for relaxing seaside vacations and the practice of water sports.
Its people is formed by native Americans, Portuguese and Africans and present an unique ethnic and cultural diversity that’s stands out for its harmonious and democratic coexistence, rarely found in the world today. The particular traits of each ethnic group that forms city’s population create original music, dance, and many other artistic cultural expressions.
Rio de Janeiro is Brazil's best known postcard. Its image is closely linked with the Sugarloaf and Corcovado Mountains, football, samba and the attractive tanned and vivacious people.
The Rio of the postcards is also the capital of the state of the same name - an exuberant state with a captivating natural beauty, shaped by its unusual geography and by the effervescence of its inhabitants who manage to combine the art of working and playing to the absolute maximum.
Recife's name was derived from the Portuguese word for reef, referring simply to the city's situation behind a long and protective coastal reef. Recife is a major port city, and much of its energy and culture has its source in the constant influx and outflow of trade. High rises, colonial churches, and markets quilt the city with a mix of old and new. Often called the Venice of Brazil for its many canals, bridges, and tiny one-way streets, Recife is a wonderful city in which to wander about, letting chance provide a memorable discovery or two.
Porto Velho is the capital of the Brazilian state of Rondônia, in the upper Amazon River basin. The population is about 334.661 people.
Located at the border of Rondônia and the state of Amazonas, the town is an important trade center of cassiterite, the mining of which represents the most important economic activity in the region, and a transportation and communication center. It is located on the eastern shore of the Madeira River, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon River.
The name Porto Velho means "Old Port"; the city grew around a port, at the banks of river Madeira.