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Nature close living in the south of Bahía, Brazil

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With Maria, I continued hitchhiking from Espírito Santo to the south of Bahía. 10 km from Cumuruxativa, in the middle of nowhere, close to a beautiful deserted beach, we had a very special, nature close, couchsurfing place.

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Hitchhiking to Espírito Santo, a state in Brazil

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With Maria, my new travel buddy from Argentina, I decided to hitchhike from Ouro Preto to Vitoria, the capital of the Brazilian state Espírito Santo and from there continue to São Matheus and Bahía.

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Ouro Preto – a beautiful colonial town in Minas Gerais, Brazil

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Ouro Preto is a beautiful colonial town in the mountains of Minas Gerais, that is definiltely worth visiting.

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Volunteering at eco farm in Minas Gerais, Brazil

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In April 2017, I volunteered at a family run eco farm in Brazil´s inland, in Minas Gerais, close to Belo Horizonte. Read more about my experiences, and what I learned there!

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Paraty, Brazil – Paradisiac landscapes meet beautiful colonial town

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Paraty is a dream, and everybody who is traveling Brazil should not miss it! It´s located some 250 km south from Rio de Janeiro, and located in the middle of lush and divine landscapes.
I stayed there for almost one week, even though I planned to stay for maximal 2-3 days.

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Report about volunteering at spiritual sanctuary in Cunha, Brazil

The Community (spiritual sanctuary) Source Temple

Close to the little village Cunha, located in the state of São Paulo in Brazil, one can find the community Source Temple, a spiritual sanctuary.

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How to make the most of your journey to Rio de Janeiro

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Normally I try to avoid big cities on my travels, if I have the choice. But sometimes, you just cannot choose. Big cities usually serve as hub for airplanes, buses or trains, and even if you hitchhike, it´s always easier from/to the bigger cities.

So, if your next airplane, bus, train or car brings you to Rio de Janeiro, give it a chance. Don´t hesitate to spend some days here and explore the city. You´ll see, in the case of Rio de Janeiro, it´s really worth it.

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Manaus – A big city in the middle of the Amazon rainforest

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What do you think about a city, that is built in the middle of the Amazon rainforest of Brazil? Heat, humidity, many mosquitos,… Maybe you are right, it´s all of this. But Manaus is actually a lot more.

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4 days on a ship along the Amazon river

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In this post, I tell you about my adventurous trip along the Amazon river in Brazil, from Tabatinga to Manaus, by ship.

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Volunteering in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil

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Now I tell you a bit about my fascinating, magical and enriching time in the middle of the Amazon rainforest. Words cannot describe, what I experienced there. But I´ll try to give you at least a little glimpse, about the things and feelings I experienced :)

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Hello, I´m Sarah! Welcome to my blog! I will give you tips and tell stories about responsible traveling, while taking care of our beautiful flora and fauna, and cultures.

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