Known as the paradise for surfers and backpackers, Jericoacoara – simply called Jeri – has more to offer than just great waves and a relaxed atmosphere. Think gorgeous views of sand dunes and green hills, amazing sunsets,and capoeira demonstrations on the beach.
As one of the best-preserved colonial cities in Brazil, Olinda has major charm. From the beautifully colored streets to the quirky fashion boutiques, the city is both laid back and active – they were still celebrating the Carnaval even after it had officially ended.
With its beautiful beaches, natural pools, good food, and friendly people, Porto de Galinhas is one of the most beautiful off the beaten path places that we’ve seen in Brazil.
A former prison known now as paradise, Ilha Grande attracts Cariocas and international tourists alike. With its beautiful beaches, white sands, and the Atlantic rain forest almost diving into the ocean, there’s no doubt as to why this is such a sought after destination.
Cobbled streets, colorful houses, vibrant atmosphere, and friendly people. All can be found in the beautifully preserved colonial town of Paraty in Brazil, just days before the start of the Carnaval.
Iguazu Falls is shared by Brazil and Argentina, and both sides are part of national parks. We arrived on the Brazilian side with the plan to cross over to the Argentine side the next day.