By Pamela Bloom
A viewers' consultant to Brazil which covers all facets of the rustic, from eco-trekking within the Amazon to samba indicates and jazz bars within the towns. Explains the place to shop for the simplest crystals, tapestry and standard clay icons, with recommendation on the place to stick, from jungle resorts to lodges.
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The best bet is to go to a motel, which is actually cheaper and rented by the hour, specifically for this purpose. Barra has many motels; the good ones are located on the highway to the Sheraton. Youth Hostels For a list of youth hostels in Brazil, write Youth Hostels Contej, Estácio de Sá/Rua Vinicius de Moraes,120, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Air Travel To Brazil International flights from the US to Brazil run between five and 12 hours, depending on city of departure and destination. Prices and conditions change frequently.
How self-reliant are you, or do you prefer to be coddled? Is your idea of a vacation a deserted beach where you can snooze all afternoon, or do you prefer to be revved up by physical challenges? Are you traveling Page 7 with children or valuable equipment that can't be replaced? Do you like to mingle with the upper crust, or would you rather meet locals who live a simpler life? Every single option can be found in Brazil, and you must gauge your accommodations and activities accordingly. If you communicate clearly to your travel agent or tour operator, even trips through the jungle can be arranged to suit your state of fitness, age and ecological desire.
In the states of Paraná, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grande do Sul, there is a distinctive mix of Italian, German, Polish and Russian immigrants, many of whom speak their native languages and perpetuate their homeland's cuisine. Home to the Brazilian Page 5 cowboy, called the gaúcho, the extreme south is blessed with magnificent rolling hills, picturesque valleys, and fertile wine country; but the region's greatest natural wonder is the Iguaçu Falls, which plunge through a gorge of the Iguaçu River along the Argentina-Paraguay border.