Brazil

Visiting the Statue of Christ

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It is a huge mistake to travel to Rio de Janeiro and not to visit the statue of Christ. The figure of Christ stands on the pedestal with his arms outstretched towards Rio de

Sugarloaf – Rio de Janeiro

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Sugarloaf, together with the statue of Christ is one of the marks of the “Cidade Maravilhosa” how Rio de Janeiro is called. Today Travel Tranquilo will talk about an amazing day we spent on the

New Year’s Eve on Copacabana is awesome!

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Besides carnival the New Year’s Eve on Copacabana is the biggest party in Rio de Janeiro. More than 2 million people come to this famous beach to say goodbye to the old year, to welcome

Tropical Christmas in Rio

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It is December 24, Christmas, I am wearing light summer dress, drinking cooled wine bought during our trip to Chile and even so it´s pretty hot. The thermometer shows nearly 40 ° C, while in

Tour through Gold Rush Era – Ouro Preto, Mariana

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Since its discovery Latin America attracted people with possible gold finding. When in the beginning of 18th century “the Bandeirantes” discovered the gold mines in Minas Gerais state it was the start of Brazilian

Historical Center of Rio de Janeiro

The Tiradentes Palace

The view of Rio de Janeiro showing the Statue of Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf Mountain and Copacabana beach is certainly one of the most famous in the world and it´s a dream of

The Lençóis Maranhenses National Park

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The Lençóis Maranhenses National Park located in the northeastern brazilian state Maranhão is one of the most beautiful surreal places on the planet. Even though at first glance Lençóis Maranhenses looks like a great desert

Day of adventures on Rio Preguiças

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Another pride of the Lençóis Maranhenses is Rio Preguiças (the Lazy river) which runs also along Barreirinhas. The river is surrounded by vegetation which in some places reminds a rainforest.  As a tourist you