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Trancoso

trancosoFormerly known as the village of Sao Joao Batista dos Indios, founded in 1586 by the Jesuits, Trancoso has become a stunning tourist destination where visitors encounter a beautiful and compelling nature. Life here revolves around the Quadrado, a square Jesuits survived the ages in intact and was rediscovered in the ’70s by hippies.
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Brazil

Extending across half of South America, Brazil has captivated travelers at least 500 years. Powdery white sand beaches lined with palm trees and in front of deep blue Atlantic, spanning more than 7,000 kilometers. That dot the coastline are tropical islands, full of music metropolisesand lovely colonial towns. Inland, Brazil offers dazzling views of a different flavor: majestic waterfalls, canyons of red stone and crystal clear rivers – only a small part of the natural beauty. Its attractions largest and most famous are the Amazon and the Pantanal, the pair hold some of the greatest biodiversity on the planet. Observation of nature here is simply amazing, as is the opportunity for adventure – but you need not go into the jungle to find it. Kayaking, rafting, trekking, diving and surfing are just some ways to spend a sunny afternoon in almost any region of Brazil.

Some of the world’s most exciting cities are within the borders of Brazil, and travelers do not need to come to the Carnival to experience music, dance and revelry that night packages calendar for many. Considering many charms of the country, the only drawback to travel to Brazil is a logistical (and financial) one: you will simply leave.

Arraial do Cabo, 45 miles east of Saquarema, surrounded by bright white sand dunes and offers all the beauty of Búzios, with half of the complaint. The sign on the edge of town proclaims that it is “where the sun spends the winter”, and indeed, it is easy to feel that this small town at the tip of the peninsula is an enchanted world in itself. Arraial is home to a working fishing port, Porto do Forno, which gives it a welcoming attitude of the working class. Humor small statues of the lighthouse at intersections in the city add a touch of charm. Some of the best beaches, beautiful unspoilt sandy stripes and bright green waters – are within an easy walk of 15 minutes from the bus station in the center, while others are just a short boat trip.
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Arraial is a good place to see humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) and several other species of marine mammals. Since 1999, Project scientists and Golfinhos Baleias Arraial (Whale and Dolphin Project Arraial) have been studying local whales and their migratory routes, which pass directly to the coast.

Burundi

Beautiful Burundi has been ravaged by a generation of ethnic conflict, but with the advent of peace, this charming country may at last be able to put his dark past to rest. A small nation some very high mountains and languid lakeside communities, Burundi is among the African giants of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Tanzania. The scenery is breathtaking and the warm welcome, and can return to begin receiving a trickle of passengers the word out that the war is over.

Steam capital, Bujumbura, is centrally located on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, on the outskirts of the city are some of the best beaches in the interior of the continent. Ask the old hands on Burundi, Africa before the war, and is the kind of place watery eyes go on and refer us to the lives of the Lotus-eaters. Unfortunately there has been a lotus food for most Burundians for over a decade of violence.

Many of the attractions inside the country have been off limits for years, but the stunning scenery and the warmth of the Burundian compensated more. Choosing the source of the Nile south, the ancient forest of Kibira National Park or the place where Stanley was reputed to have uttered the eternal words of Dr. Livingstone, I presume? ‘.
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Tensions between tribes have ravaged the country since independence in 1962, and there is always a chance things could get going again. It is a young peace, so be sure to do your homework before embarking on an adventure in Burundi.

Where to Surf in Los Angeles

surf laWhether you are getting around board for the first time or you are an experienced pilot in search of better waves of Los Angeles, there is something for everyone. Beginners can learn to surf with waves smooth and consistent, while experts can lead to big things. No matter what level you are, you’ll want to check out these sites legendary surf and dive in U.S. surf culture.

Zuma Beach

Zuma Beach is located at the north end of Malibu and stretches almost two kilometers. Wait waters, significant waves and local audiences. 3000 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu
Malibu Beach (Surfrider Beach)

How can you talk about surfing in Los Angeles without mentioning Malibu? The iconic Surfrider beach is practically where surf culture was born. Think long breaks, lazy and winds ideal point. Is the beach for those who say they are surfers, and wants to prove it. Make these waves and that has made it a point that you are a professional. 23050 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu

Topanga Beach

For adventurous beginners, Topanga Beach waves are slightly easier to fall in longboard and perfect for the beginner. The only drawback: the conditions are so ideal that you might have to compete with a lot of good wave surfers. 18700 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu

Venice Beach

People here know it’s a little strange, but then again, the waves on the beach in Venice offer smooth rides that are perfect for beginners. Besides, there’s no better place to relax after browsing the famous Venice Boardwalk. 3100-2700 Ocean Front Walk, Venice

Manhattan Beach

One of the best beaches for winter riding, Manhattan Beach takes the cake for surfing big waves (and quick-products). Expect big waves and ideal opportunities to practice their antennae. 400-500 The Strand, Manhattan Beach

Hermosa Beach

One of the most modern in the beaches of Los Angeles, Bella Beach has some of the best waves in the area, although sometimes the water can be colder than you’d expect for the California climate (consider a wetsuit). The break is best at low tide and during the fall and winter. Bella Avenue and 33rd Street, Hermosa Beach