Posts Tagged ‘Chapada Diamantina’

Photo of the Week: A Beer in the Sun, Diamantina, Brazil

  • Wallace Faria (photo and text)
  • 15 May 2011

A cold beer is, for many, the perfect thing with which to relax after spending a morning exploring a new destination. The picture below – taken on a visit to the town of Diamantina, Brazil – shows many people doing just that: relax while enjoying the warm rays of sunshine that slant into this quaint cobblestoned plaza.


Travel Experiences Told by a Local Partner in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

  • WHL Group
  • 10 February 2011

Every month, we delve into the travel experiences of people in the extended WHL Group network. This month we talk to Laura Lott of belo-horizonte.travel, the whl.travel local connection based in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.


A True Diamond in the Rough: Brazil’s Chapada Diamantina

  • Maureen Valentine
  • 21 January 2010

The diamonds that were once harvested from the national park of the Chapada Diamantina (or Diamond Highlands) are only the tip of a precious natural resource iceberg in the northeast Brazilian state of Bahia. In fact, until recently, Chapada Diamantina was perhaps Brazil’s best-kept secret, trade from tourism having been on the rise only since it became an official national park in 1985.

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