Monthly Archives: July 2011

Alluring & Laid-back Hideaway

By Brazil Nuts Tours 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 … Continue reading

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Escaping the Crowds – Rio de Janeiro

By Guest Contributor LIONEL BEEHNER of the New York Times WHY NOW Caipirinha and samba keep the party going in Rio de Janeiro, no matter the season. Despite pounding rains that devastated certain Rio neighborhoods, the city’s famed beaches are relatively unharmed … Continue reading

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Carnival in Bahia

By Brazil Nuts Tours Director ADAM CARTER It is said that few things start early in Bahia. Carnival is one of them. Carnival officially starts on Thursday night at 20:00 when the keys of the city are given to the … Continue reading

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Chef and TV personality Hardeep Singh Kohli talks about his visit to Belo Horizonte and Brazilian cuisine..

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Peripheral Vision

By Gust Contributor JOHN BOWE of the NEW YORK TIMES One recent, drizzly Sunday, I met the artist Vik Muniz at his Ipanema home to drive from Zona Sul, the beachy, bathing-suited Rio of Copacabana lore, to the less renowned … Continue reading

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