Category Archives: Eco Travel

Bonito: the land of crystal-clear waters located South of Brazil’s Pantanal

Bonito is a famous destination in Brazil yet to be “discovered” by eco-lovers from North America and other parts of the world. This ecosystem concentrates some of the most crystalline rivers of Brazil, located 2 hours away from the nearest … Continue reading

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Spotting Jaguars in the Pantanal Wetlands of Brazil

Pantanal Tours Over the past year the number of jaguars in the Northern Pantanal wetlands has grown to the point that we can say that it is almost guaranteed to find this species on the path during the dry months … 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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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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How to “Do” Lençois

By Our Man in Bahia CONNOR SULLIVAN of TATUR TURISMO   “The Smoke Waterfall is spectacular but it is not my favourite spot in the Chadapa. For (most visitors) I think that the Poço Encantado / Igatú is a better, … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Wild & Beautiful Interior – Lençois

By Brazil Nuts Director ADAM CARTER  What’s the Buzz  Lençois, (pronounced len-soiz ), lies 250 miles west of Salvador in the remote Chapada Diamantina (Diamond Plateau) mountain range in the interior of Bahia. It’s breathtaking scenery, unique flora and fauna … Continue reading

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Vacation in Paradise – The Hotels of Fernando de Noronha

By Brazil Nuts Director ADAM CARTER Now about the accommodations: While they – like the airfares! – are not cheap, there is a nice selection to choose form, and my top picks are as follows: 

The most famous is of course Maravillha, … Continue reading

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Fernando de Noronha – Emerald of the Atlantic

By Brazil Nuts Director ADAM CARTER Greetings Brazil Nuts There are few Brazilian destinations that are so hyped, so lauded with praise, than Fernando de Noronha In fact, it was in part this very hype, the never-ending raves from Brazilians and … Continue reading

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Hotels of Porto de Galinhas

 By Brazil Nuts Director ADAM CARTER I personally favor a selection of three properties all owned by a Brazilian/ American couple, Kiki and Scott Stemm: Hotel Pontal de Ocaporã and the Pousadas Tabajuba and Tabapitanga. They are all classy, unique … Continue reading

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Porto de Galinhas – Paradise Lost or Found?

By Brazil Nuts Director ADAM CARTER Greetings Brazil Nuts! I recently travelled on a site inspection trip hosted by the state’s tourist office, to Pernambuco, one of Brazil’s most culturally rich and naturally blessed states. This is the second in a … Continue reading

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