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Posts in category Central and South America

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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Try the delicious Colombian draft beer of Bogotá Beer Company

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If you are traveling in Colombia, you must try the delicious Colombian draft beer of Bogotá Beer Company (BBC).

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Visit Parque Nacional del Agua close to Melgar, Colombia

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This beautiful nature walk in Parque Nacional del Agua, including two waterfalls, is a must-go, if you are in or close to Melgar, Colombia.

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Salento and Valle del Cocora – Traditional village, coffee farms and the highest palm trees in the world

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Have you ever been to a cosy sweet little village in colonial style, where inhabitants painted their entire houses, windows, doors, balconies and shutters in every color that you can imagine, next to a valley that looks like in a storybook – lush green grass, grazing cows, little fincas, and additionally the highest palm trees in the world? No?
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Tayrona National Park – Only for Nature Freaks!

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For those of you, who love to go for trekking in beautiful jungle sceneries, surrounded by a gorgeous flora and fauna, and in the same time have the possibility of visiting caribbean dream beaches, the TAYRONA National Park is a great option!

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