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Discover Rio de Janeiro’s Wonders

by Jivi on October 15, 2012

in South America

Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is an ideal year-round tourist destination. It is popular for its beaches, infrastructures, arts, sports events, and cultural celebrations, snatching the honor of being southern hemisphere’s #1 most visited city.

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Dubbed as the “Marvelous City,” Rio de Janeiro indeed has numerous marvels that make it deserving to be called such. [click to continue…]

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Santa Catarina Island | Brazil

by WCC on May 27, 2012

in South America

Island of Santa Catarina is part of the municipality of Florianópolis and is located in the Atlantic Ocean, the coast south of Brazil, in the center of the coast of the State of Santa Catarina , between latitudes 27 ° south and longitude 48 ° west . It is about 54 km long (north-south) by at most 18 km wide (east-west), north, totaling an area of 424.4 km ².

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Santa Catarina Island

Most of the city of Florianópolis (97.23%), the state capital, lies on the island of Santa Catarina. The city center is located in the Midwest, with various neighborhoods and districts distributed in the rest of the island: the neighborhoods of Bunker , Big Creek , Itacorubi , Pantanal , Parque São Jorge, Santa Monica and the Trinity (where the UFSC ) located in the center of the island. To the northwest are St. Anthony of Lisbon , Cacupé , Shellmound , the Bar of the Shellmound and Praia da Daniela . In the north are the towns of British , Canasvieiras and Jurerê . In north-central Mice , Vargem Great and Small Vargem . In the northeast the Red River . In the east the Barra da Lagoa , the Lagoa da Conceição , Rio Tavares and Campeche . In the southeast the Morro das Pedras and Frame Swamp South In the South the Southern Swamp and the Costa de Dentro . In the south-central Costa de Cima . In the southwest Caieira Bar South and Ribeirão da Ilha. [click to continue…]

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Ilha do Mel Brazil

May 27, 2012

The Ilha do Mel is an island off the coast of Brazil in the Bay of Paranaguá in the State of Paraná , with an area of 27.62 km ² and about 35 km beach line . The island has about 1,000 inhabitants and is about 115 km east of Curitiba, located in the district […]

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Iguaçu Falls Brazil

May 27, 2012

Iguazu Falls, Iguassu Falls, or Iguaçu Falls (Portuguese: Cataratas do Iguaçu, (kataɾatɐz du igwasu); Spanish: Cataratas del Iguazú, [kataɾatas del iɣwasu) is the name of a waterfall located in the Iguazu River on the border of the state of Paraná in Brazil and the province Misiones in Argentina . This waterfall divides the river into […]

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Serra da Bocaina National Park

May 26, 2012

The National Park of Serra da Bocaina located on the border between the states of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo in southeastern Brazil. Created by Federal Decree in 1971, covers an area of approximately 134 000 hectares and a significant biodiversity. The park headquarters is located in the city of Sao Jose do Barreiro […]

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Serra da Mantiqueira Brazil

May 26, 2012

The Mantiqueira Mountains is a mountain range that spans three states of Brazil: São Paulo, Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro. The saw has a geological formation dating from the era Archean comprising a rock mass which has a large area of the highlands, between one thousand and three thousand feet, along the currencies of […]

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