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Brazil off the Beaten Path: Speedboating down Rio Preguiças

Docked next to us on the river. Part two of my ‘Brazil Off the Beaten Path‘ adventure started early, with us heading into town (Barreirinhas) and joining a guided motorboat tour down the Preguiças river, which runs along the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park – to where it meets the Atlantic Ocean. The same advice on what to bring/wear […]

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Brazil off the Beaten Path: Lençóis Maranhenses National Park

While Brazil is wrapping up its Carnaval celebrations, I’m having my own party with my little family here in the U.S. (and by partying I mean we’re in bed by 8:30pm most nights). In honor of Brazil’s week-long, nationwide, anything-goes street party, I wrote a two-part post on some of the country’s beautiful yet undiscovered […]

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Brazil off the Beaten Path: Historic Sao Luis Center

  Growing up in Brazil, I spent many summers at my grandparent’s house in the northeastern city of Sao Luis, Maranhao. I always looked forward to all the family fun, endless beach days, and delicious food. But going back to visit as a grown up, I added one more to the list of Sao Luis […]

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Image credit: This is where I was born, a city situated at the mouth of the Amazon river (the biggest in the world). I took my first plane trip at 7-months-old. Moved across Brazil with my family at age 3, and all the way to the good ol’ US of A at 14. My […]

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