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The 22 best beaches in Brazil

April 10, 2013 5 Comments

It is a little insane – and maybe unfair – to name the best beaches in a country with a …

Bird’s eye view: Brazil seen from space in NASA images

January 10, 2013 2 Comments

NASA’s Earth Observatory has been posting its Image of the Day since April 1999. These are some of the best …

How clean are Brazilian beaches?

December 29, 2012 2 Comments

Brazil is facing an extreme heat wave. This week, the city of Rio registered 43.2 degrees Celsius (109.8 F) There …

Pororoca surfing in the Amazon

December 26, 2012

Pororoca is a tidal bore that occurs in the mouth of the Amazon river in the months of February and …

10 Brazilian birds that all nature lovers should know

November 21, 2012

Brazil is home to over 1,800 species of birds. This is just an (amazing) sample:
1 – João de Barro
João-de-barro (mud …

Worst drought in 50 years in the Northeast of Brazil

November 11, 2012

Caatinga, the very arid landscape in the Brazilian Northeast inland, is known for its harsh, dry environment. Now, what was …