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Cheers and Happy Carnaval!

Happy Carnaval! 2018 Carnaval in Brazil is happening now! We thought we would share in the festivities by giving our readers a way to partake in the festivities right from home. This year for Carnaval, try your hand at making … Continue reading

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Brazil Tourist Visa Update: Brazil Significantly Lowers Cost of Visa

Wonderful news for those looking to visit Brazil! While several countries in Latin America have charged high fees for Americans visiting (this is largely a matter of reciprocity), for many countries this simply came in the form of them charging … Continue reading

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NEWS Brazil Visa Process Simplified For US Citizens

Great news for travelers wishing to visit Brazil! The Brazilian visa process will now be easier. North American tourists wishing to visit Brazil will no longer have to spend time and money to travel to Visa Centers and Brazilian consulates … Continue reading

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You Won’t Believe These Amazing Sand Dune Pools of Brazil!

Lencois Maranheses, Brazil. The name of this park makes reference to the immense dunes that look like a bed sheet (lençóis) spread across the land. Near São Luis, Brazil this park is divided into Grandes Lençóis and Pequenos Lençóis, separated … Continue reading

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Treasures of the Amazon: The Women of Cotijuba Island

Our journey deeper into the Amazon continues; the next four days we spend on Cotijuba Island with our hosts from MMIB (Movimento de Mulheres das Ilhas de Belem, Belem Islands Women’s Movement). From Belem, we head north to Porto Icoaraci, … Continue reading

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PART II: Treasures of the Amazon: Belem, Brazil

Continuing on from the vibrant Ver-o-peso Market, we land in Praca da Republica, home to the famous Teatro da Paz, a theater built during the rubber boom. Upon arrival, we see that the Praca has erupted into a rhythmic, colorful … Continue reading

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Treasures of the Amazon: Belem, Brazil

Belem entrances you. Far in the north of Brazil, at the mouth of the Amazon river, is the state of Para. Belem, it’s capitol, was a strong hold for the Portuguese that rapidly grew during the rubber boom and has … Continue reading

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Brazilian Foodie Treasures: Moqueca!

When discussing Brazilian cuisine, one of the country’s most cherished and delectable dishes is Moqueca! As presented on the Brazilian Foodie Blog, Moqueca was originally created by the native people of Brazil. This seafood stew is slowly cooked and simmered … Continue reading

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Family Adventure to Brazil’s Green Coast- A Major Hit!

South of Rio de Janeiro and east of Sao Paulo, the Green Coast has a unique combination of mountains, lush rainforest, crystalline lagoons and virgin tropical islands. And in the middle of it all, we find Paraty. Different from other … Continue reading

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