Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Word About “The World’s Greatest Party”

    By Brazil Nuts Tours Director ADAM CARTER CARNIVAL… a time when the entire city explodes in  five-day-long revelry. While to the casual observer this is an apparently chaotic time, with seemingly no rhyme or reason to the ebb … Continue reading

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Manaus Optional City Tours

Check out a few of our Manaus city tours… Half day city tour  Your guide will make arrangements for the pick-up time for your half day city tour of Manaus. Departure by bus, visiting the CIGS zoo (Jungle Warfare training … Continue reading

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Featured Lodge: Yacutinga Lodge & Wildlife Nature Reserve

Yacutinga Lodge & Wildlife Nature Reserve   An environmentally friendly Lodge and Private Wildlife Nature Reserve located in the heart of the Argentine Rainforest,  surrounded by the Iguazu National Park. The Wildlife & Nature Reserve area, which covers 570 hectares, … Continue reading

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Guarani Village in Paraná

By Brazil Nuts Director ADAM CARTER When driving down through the rainforested mountains from Curitiba to Florianopolis, you pass by a sign: Guarani Indian Village of Mbyá Guarani. Though the Mbyá Guarani founded their village, which they call Caruguá, only … Continue reading

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Best Bets: Praia do Forte

By Brazil Nuts Director ADAM CARTER   Praia do Forte Resort *****  Resort, outside the village… Our recommended spot for a real tropical beach experience. Designed in a Polynesian style of low, thatched-roof buildings set on an excellent palm-fringed beach, this … Continue reading

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Praia do Forte: Alluring & Laid-back Hideaway

By Brazil Nuts Director ADAM CARTER  What’s The Buzz? Praia do Forte is a small fishing village 50 miles north of Salvador along the coast road called Coconut Highway so called because of the many coconut groves along the route. … Continue reading

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