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Posts Tagged ‘Cerrado’

The Eco-Friendly Region of Bonito, Brazil, Adds Green to whl.travel

  • whl.travel
  • 29 October 2012

THIS ARTICLE IS AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH AND PORTUGUESE. The tropical town of Bonito is one of the more out-of-the-way destinations in Brazil. For that reason – as well as the crystalline lakes, scenic rivers and rushing waterfalls – it is a great place for outdoor activities like hiking, cycling and horseback riding. It is also a top spot for snorkeling and diving.

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A Window to the Past: Pirenópolis, Brazil, Joins the whl.travel Network

  • whl.travel
  • 3 October 2012

THIS ARTICLE IS AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH AND PORTUGUESE. The colonial mining centre of Pirenópolis is found in the shadow of the Pireneus Mountains at the centre of the Brazilian state of Goiás. A well-preserved 18th-century architectural gem, the historical town offers travellers unique insight into Brazil’s days of yore, with quartzite-stone cobbled streets, picturesque churches, old colonial mansions and museums to provide all the essential back story.

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A Brief but Relaxing Break with Friends in Pirenopolis, Brazil

  • Renan Rigo
  • 9 January 2012

The Cerrado is a vast tropical savannah that is one of the biggest and most diverse of Brazil’s ecosystems. Not far from the big city of Goiania lies the special jewel of the Cerrado: the historic city of Pirenópolis. It’s the right place to go when you want to escape the hectic big city and it was the destination we had chosen for a brief holiday among friends.

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