Sprawling across half of South America, Sensational Brazil is the largest country in Latin America has captivated travelers for at least 500 years. Powdery white-sand beaches, lined with palm trees and fronting a deep blue Atlantic that stretch for more than 7000kms.
The mixture of races has made Brazil a culturally rich and at the same time unique country. Because of this massive diversity, Brazil is one of the last places on Earth where no one is a foreigner, where one can change one’s destiny without losing one’s identity and where each and every Brazilian has a little of the entire world in his or her blood. This may be the reason why Brazilian’s welcome people from another land so openly.
Brazil offers dazzling sights of a different flavor: majestic waterfalls, red-rock canyons, and crystal-clear rivers – all just a small part of the natural beauty. Its larger and most famous attraction is the Amazon hosting some of the greatest biodiversity on the planet. Wildlife-watching is simply astounding here, as is the opportunity for adventure – though you needn’t go to the jungle to find it. Kayaking, rafting, trekking, snorkeling and surfing are just a few ways to spend a sun-drenched afternoon in nearly any region in Brazil. Given the country’s innumerable charms, the only drawback to traveling in Brazil is a logistical (and financial) one: you simply won’t want to leave.
Rio de Janeiro:
Rio is the second largest city in Brazil and the Christ Redeamer has been its most important landmark for decades. The city is best known for beaches, the famous Rio carnival, footballs, music and its well preserved tropical forests. Rio also boasts some of the world’s largest Football stadium and soccer is Brazil’s national sport. Wherever there is an open space you will constantly see children and youngsters playing their favorite game. Rio is also well known for its vibrant night life, housing some of the best clubs and bars in the city. Two of the best beaches on earth, Ipanema and Copacabana, are in Rio and the white sands and blue water draw a lot of attention from surfers, water sports lovers and other tourists who want to just enjoy a pleasant sun bathe. With the seductive sounds of the famous Brazilian Samba as their rallying cry, Rio’s residents have perfected the art of living well.
Sao Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, the largest city in the western and southern hemisphere and also a major gateway into South America from India as most flights land here. It is in fact a great city to explore, with its own idiosyncrasies, the exquisite way of living of its inhabitants, not to mention the world-class restaurants and diverse regional and international cuisines available to all tastes. If there is a major attraction to this city, it is the excellent quality of its restaurants and the variety of cultural activities on display.
The Iguazu falls are situated in the south of Brazil, at the Iguazu river, 650 kms from the Brazilian coast, near the boarder with Argentina. The Fall appear a little before the river Iguazu meets the river Parana, when part of Iguazu plunges in itself for nearly 1.8 miles/3 km creating an unexpected and a breathtaking natural spectacle. The mist and foam caused by the falls, boils up all around, causing almost permanent rainbows and also providing the surrounding forest an additional green cover. When you actually see the falls you will witness a true wonder of the world. Niagara Falls is very popular in the States and heavily publicized around the world but even they do not compare with the Iguazu Falls.
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