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Togo

Once considered the pearl of West Africa for its quiet beaches, exotic markets and friendly people, Togo was overwhelmed by the unrest and human rights abuses in the 1990s. Unfortunately, the saga continues. When the despotic President Gnassingbe Eyadema died in February 2005, and his son Faure Gnassingbe came to power, hundreds of people died in street battles and thousands of people fled the country. But with the new president gradually make the Togolese population is a good time to review small mountain landscape of Togo, diverse cultures, the dishes of yam-based soccer team qualified for the 2006 World Cup .

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Lomé, the capital, is one of the most beautiful cities in West Africa, with great Blvd du 13 Janvier sweeping the beach and in the heart of a city obscene, crowded nightclubs. To the east, beyond the tourist resorts on Lake Togo and the Atlantic beaches, colonial charm exudes Aneha sinking, and has a fetish market. Voodoo is also practiced through Togoville lake, a fishing village with fetishes on the streets.

Inside, Kpalimé is the gateway to the triangle of coffee and cocoa, ruined palaces, butterflies and mountain villages are hidden in the woods. Northern cities are attractively Sokodé and Kara slowly taking points in rural Africa, with the road between them passes through national icon, the decision Aledjo. About Kara, centuries-old culture and traditions can be seen in the houses of adobe famous fortress in the valley of Tamberma and weekly markets in the region Kabye.

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Lomé, was once a city that said it was the Paris of West Africa, and is easy to see the appeal was in its heyday. There are still real charm to its wide boulevards, palm-fringed beaches, craft markets and nightlife full-on.

Porto Galinhas

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Porto de Galinhas is without doubt among the best beaches in Brazil. This amazing beach changed from a fishing village to a popular destination for Brazilian travelers, who are mesmerized by its beauty and convinced by the average level of the infrastructure that has developed the beach, offering good accommodation options and maintaining the natural state of place.

The history of the name of the beach is very interesting. In the 19th century, the Brazilian government banned the slave trade, which was very common in Recife before. Thus, hackers had to create a solution to keep bringing slaves to Brazil, and then began to deliver slaves deserted beaches such as e Ipojuca Suape. When the “black ships” (the name given to the ships that traded in slaves) arrived at the port, to avoid suspicion the coded message was “no new chickens on the beach,” meaning that the chickens were obviously slaves; hence, the beach became known as Porto de Galinhas.

Porto de Galinhas offers over four miles of stunning white sand, palm trees and clear water. Its length allows, even in high season you can find a quiet place alone to enjoy the beauty of this beach.

The inn Canto do Porto is without doubt one of the best lodging options in Porto Galinhas. Its location stuck excepecional sea, excellent rooms offering every imaginable service, Personal care provided to their staff and tasteful decor make this one of the better hotels in Porto de Galinhas.

In Porto de Galinhas, no big hotel chains. The largest hotel concept is not suitable for this type of beach, so you will not find here the big hotels that abound in Brazil. The interesting thing about the beach of Porto de Galinha is that there are many hotels in the city center, but you have to consider that in the middle of the night there are many festivals and bands playing in the streets. The downtown hotels are cheap and if you want to be in the middle of the party, is a great option, but if you are looking for peace and quiet, you should go to the inns distant from downtown.

The inns have a great comfort level, and most of them are decorated in a very tropical, well used space and are usually very close to the beach. It is not difficult to find a room with a sea panorama a very reasonable price.

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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Canoa Quebrada

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Canoa Quebrada is a small old town installed on cliffs that was discovered and popularized by hippies in the sixties. In this clear water beach is surrounded by huge multicolored dunes. From the top of these dunes, you could see what the locals call “magical sunset” or, on the night of the full moon, the sea becomes a silver mirror where you can see a moon that dances above Tues

The nature of this beach is fragile, and therefore special attention should be paid to the dunes and cliffs and any construction on the beach is permitted only after a detailed study and considering that the destruction of vegetation is prohibited. This beach is in a protected area that was established in 1998 to protect the area and all the natural attractions and local flora and fauna.

ACTIVITIES – WHAT TO DO

Kitesurfing is one of the main activities in Canoa Quebrada. This beach has winds of 20-30 knots blowing sideways. The month with the highest wind speed is December. Canoa Quebrada is also great for beginners because it has plenty of room to maneuver.

There are many walks to do in Canoa Quebrada and usually the most important of them going around the dunes to the beach, and there you can visit the Villa de Esteves, a small fishing village that remains exactly the same as 50 years ago.

If you are a lover of Buggies, Canoa Quebrada’s one of the most interesting trips to Brazil: travel 35 km to Punta Grossa seeing spectacular cliffs on the route.

For evening, Canoa Quebrada has many attractions: restaurants, bars, discos, etc. Along Central Avenue in Canoa Quebrada, Broadway, there are many artists who offer a style of music unique and exotic.