Brazil is a country which has a great territorial extension and offers many distinct experiences. There are 27 states that bestow landscapes, culture and several and widely different stories.We can visit many cities like Minas Gerais or São Paulo, the famous beaches of Rio or the ones of the . . .
Natal is the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Norte, in the Brazilian Northeast. The history of this city began when the king of Portugal D. João III divided Brazil in different strips. The one corresponding to Rio Grande do Norte was given to João de Barros and Aires da Cunha. João de Barros . . .
Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) is located in the heart of Rio de Janeiro, in the hill of Corcovado. It’s the most popular Brazilian depiction in the whole world. In 2007 it was elected as one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World. The hill of Corcovado is a mountain that raises itself 704 . . .
The Senhor do Bonfim Sanctuary Basilica is one the most popular and attended sites of Salvador da Bahia, in Brazil. This church’s history started in 1669 when it was built in Setúbal (Portugal) a hermitage named Anjo da Guarda. Later, it started to be known as Igreja do Senhor do Bonfim (Church of . . .
The city of São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos, or simply Salvador, is located in the northeast region of Brazil. Given the existence of an 85-meter cliff, Salvador had to develop 2 distinct levels, aptly named:Cidade Alta (Upper Town) – institutional and political area, the . . .
Copacabana is a neighborhood located in the south of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Its beach and promenade comprise one of the most well-known sites in the world, full of Cariocas, Brazilian people from other parts of the country and tourists from abroad. The beach extends itself for 3 km and has a . . .
Carioca is the name given to those who are born in Rio de Janeiro. A true carioca is the one whose parents are also cariocas (those who are born in the State – and not in the city of Rio de Janeiro – are Fluminenses). The name carioca derives from the Tupi. It's a language which was spoken by . . .
The Guanabara Bay bathes the city of Rio de Janeiro, the 2nd biggest city in Brazil, in terms of extension. In the past, this bay’s shore was occupied by Indian tribes of the Amazon, which baptized it. The Portuguese landed on the bay on the January 1st of 1502 and it is thought that they believed . . .