Brazil Travel Guide

By: Cesare Ambrosi

WHY BRAZIL?? • For its wonderful beaches which are maybe the most beautiful in the world. Not only for its nature but also for the amusing life that encourages them. In Copacabana beach, Río de Janeiro, any sport type may be seen at any hour of the day or the afternoon.? • To attend the most impressive human show in the world that is the Brazil carnival. In the smallest town in the country all the activities are interrupted during a week for the carnival and and nothing must seem to be more imporant than this celebrate.? • To cross the Amazon River from Belem to Manaus on board of a lineal boat and this way to see how the Amazon runs on the sides?? • To dive inside the Brazilian music. The guitar and the percussion are present and played everywhere in all the beaches and squares of the country.?? • To see Brasilia, the futurist city made in airplane form a city that represents the braviest architectural companies of this century.??????? GEOGRAPHICAL DATAWith a surface of 8.511.965 Km., Brazil is the fifth state of the world for its extension. Besides Chile and Ecuador, it is adjacent to another state of Suramérica. It? has four geographical types of area. The long sandy coast of the Atlantic Ocean, the amazon basin that welcomes the biggest jungle in the planet; the central plateau so call Planalto Brasileiro; and the depression of the Paraguayan basin to the southeast. Brasilia is the fascinating capital, a tourist city in form of airplane within the amazon jungle.???????? Time Zone: -5.0 (summer); -3.0 (winter)? Duration of the days: maxim 13.5 (December); minimum 10 (June)??? WHEN TO GO

Better Period: January, February, March, September, October? Good period: April, May, June, August.? Worst period. Julio???? WEATHER? The whole Brazil has a tropical climate, therefore hot, humid and rainy during the whole year. Inside the Amazon jungle the percent of humidity never descend from? 100% and Belem almost in the line of the Ecuador, its in the entire world the city where rainy s more.????? Useful InformationSlight clothes of cotton, but also hot T-shirt if he/she goes in winter station overalls in the south. A jacket slight raincoat can be he very useful although against violent winds and cloudbursts it serves very little. Clothes of long magas against lso amazon inseptos.???? CULTURE / MUSEUM? In lso museums of Sao Paulo, cultural capital of Brazil, existen European insospechables art collections that give of envying to muchso museums of the old continent. Also in River of Janeiro there is cultural ocaciones for not losing.?????Museum of Art? Address: Brought to an agreement Paulista 1578, Sao Paulo? Schedule: 11-17.30; giovedì 11-20; monday closed.

Closed during Carnival? Entrance is paid? Interesting collection of Greek, Roman and Egyptian antiques. Squares, sculptures, ye Italian, French impressions, Englishwomen, Spanish, Flemishes, Dutchwomen. After the works cousins they are exposed Bernini's canvases, Botticelli, Raffaello, Cézanne, Chagall, Gauguin, Picasso and Modigliani.? ? Museum of the Folklore and Aeronautical Museum? Address: Park do Ibirapuera, Sao PauloOrari: 14-17; chiuso lunedì? Inside the splendid park of Ibirapuera, where architects of world fame have worked, he/she can find lodging, this small, but interesting museum I divide in two parts: one dedicated to the Brazilian indigenous culture and the other one to the aeronautics being pioneer of this phenomenon the Brazilian, Santos Dumont.? ? Modern museum of Art? Address: Brought to an agreement Dom Enrique 85, Rio de JaneiroEntrance is paid? Schedule: 12-17.30? Entrance is paid? The museum gathers works of the XX century, with works of Albers, Brancusi, Buthe, Him Corbusier, Mathies, Picasso, Polloch and Warhol. Interesting it is the picture section and design, overalls that dedicated to the art Brazilian contemporary.?? ? Brazilian African-American museum? Address: Praça Terreiro of Jesus, Salvador de Bahia Schedule: 9-17; closed monday? Entrance is paid? Beautiful museum dedicated entirely to the African origins of Brazilian nation. It proposes a trip after the hierarchy of those "orichas", the born divinities after the encounter of the Christian religion and the animist.?????? The Brazilian Cousine Brazil earth of encounters and cultural crossings also since it concerns the kitchen. The products traditionally used by the first Indian cuisine to those used by the European settlers and later with the traditions African gastronomitas. The result is not more than an original and nutritious kitchen that makes great use of vegetables, of meats, overalls to the south, and of fish, overalls to north, where the plates are often particularly spicy for the abundant use of the spicy pepper. In each city it can be those "churrascarias", restaurant that serves all type of flavorful meat, Brazilian national pride, cooked to the coal and served by waiters that maintain long roasted threaded as swords. In the north the meat dries off in the sun and he/she receives the name of "meat of sun". The plate national Brazilian in all ways is the "feijoada". it is unique plate to base black beans, dry and fresh meat served with "beacon" kind of a taken out flour of the manioc. It is highly a popular plate proteico and private room comes for Saturdays. In the bay region it should be proven the absolutely "siri casquinha", a lightly spicy cream, served as antipasto, has like base delicious pulp of a small called crab "siri". But the most traditional and good plate in the kitchen bahiana is the "peixe moqueca". kind of a soup of white fish, dry shrimps, vegetables, coconut milk and dendé oil, a typical palm of the area. It is served as accompaniment to a fish plate to the parilla. The Brazilian dinner begins and it often finishes with a glass "caipirinha", cocktail to base gave cachaca (distilled of cane of sugar), lemon and sugar.??? FUN / SHOPPING? The worked precious stones are one of the glories of the country. On the other hand is dificult to return from Brazil without having bought at least a new suit for the beach, a pareo, and any disk of bossa nova.??????? Jeweler'sBrazil produces at about the 65% of the stones sold in the world. This commercial event is due to the convenient prices and the complete variety of stones coming from the Brazilian mining, there also are beautiful silver objects as jewels ingrained with the religious traditions of the country. It is better to acquire these stones in reliable jeweler's that give you receipts of guarantee and authenticity.The acquisition of these stones can be related to visits to carving laboratories, which offer them gratuitously by menas of the great international house as that one of Stern.???? MusicIn the land of the zamba and that of? bossa nova you cannot give up to take home some original memory. Tom Jobim and Vinicius of Moraes’ classic disks, to begin with, but also a little bit ancients songs of Caetano Veloso, the Brazilian music's great poet, Chico Buarque’s or the youngs Marisa Montes and Vinicius Cantuaria. It is also Interesting the traditional musical instruments, mainly percussion.??? ApparelThe Brazilian boisterous bikini can be get in business and bancarelas of any center spa. As well as a coloring pareos that can be used as beach canvas or as improvised dress. It must be remember that the Brazilian sizes are as a rule smaller than the Italians. Therefore it? will be great to try them getting them.???? FoodsAn? acquisition? to be made may be at the last moment in the airport,can be that of any Brazilian product. Perhaps? the coffee, also because it? will found stronger and bitter that Italian because of the diverse form of being toasted and later the phlegmScience Articles, a distilled from the? sugar cane which afterwards can be used as base to the caipirinha.

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