My trip to Rio

It’s been a long time since I wrote up on my blog. A year has passed and nothing new has happened into my life. For now I want to share my trip to Rio to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.20170919_074840 (2)
I’ve always heard on the news the negatives headlines about Rio like shootings, stray Bullets, thefts, armed robbery and killings. Despite of these news, I decided to visit one of the most the famous city in the world.20170918_134633-1
I traveled by bus from my city to Rio. The travel last about 11 hours including the long time spent in the halts and a flat tire along the way. The route followed by the bus it took us to dirty and deteriorated places very different from the postcards, but it was a worthwhile trip. IMG_2118.JPGAfter arriving at the bus terminal in Rio, the scenery changed completely. I took the modern VLT that crosses the city through the restored harbor area. I got off at Cinelândia and from there I embarked in a metro to Copacabana beach.IMG_2094 I stayed in a hotel 3 minutes from the beach thanks to my friend Juliana, a travel lover and also a backacker. I had great days there and also my point of view about the city had changed a lot. IMG_2091 (2).JPGThe Public transportation system is organized and also the mobility apps work very well with affordable prices to visit the sightseeings. 20170917_181444The city is lively and full of restaurants and pubs that serve delicious foods and snacks. 20170917_055940.jpgI recommend to use the mobility apps to visit the city because the drivers usually know all streets and alleys of the city.20170917_061123 (2)
Despite all of the problems faced like any other big city in Brazil as homeless people, high rates of crimes, garbages on the streets and on the beaches, the landscapes and the beaches are really beautiful.20170919_064912

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Itapoá Beach

Itapoá beach.

Itapoá is a coastal city located at Santa Catarina state, Brazil . The city is tranquil and has a beautiful beach for taking a rest. The food prices and the restaurants are not so expensive even during the high season. The beaches are quite clean in comparison with other beaches, at least when I was there on April.

Sunset at Itapoá beach.
Sunset at Itapoá beach.
Even the dogs love to enjoy the beach!
Somewhere on the road.

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A cidade litorânea de Itapoá fica no extremo norte de Santa Catarina. As praias são relativamente limpas se comparadas com outras praias imundas e são tranquilas, pelo menos estavam quando estive lá em abril.

Localização
Neste site do governo estadual de Santa Catarina explica detalhadamente como chegar lá.

http://www.itapoa.sc.gov.br/cms/pagina/ver/codMapaItem/23057

The Historical Carambeí Park

It’s a beautiful open museum.

The Historical Carambeí Park is a open museum that was created to pay tribute to the immigrants dutches that established the municipality of “Carambeih” and also founded a very important dairy products cooperative that contributes with the local economy. 

The Holland architecture.

Another important contribution is the cultural heritage; you can see the influence of the culture in the style of the architecture, cuisine and religion.

A Protestant church

The park is a beautiful and tranquil place for people who love to take pictures and take a time to relax with the family or friends. There you can see the typical owls of the region and also the horses grazing and embellishing the landscape and also to contemplate a beautiful horizon feeling like somewhere in Europe.

A scared owl.

An old slaughterhouse.
Train station

Location
The park is located in the municipality of Carambei in Parana State, Brazil.

Open time
From 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Closed on mondays.

For further information call 55 (42) 32315063.

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Parque Histórico de Carambeí

O parque é um museu à céu aberto que foi criado para homenagear e contar a história dos imigrantes holandesas que fundaram o município de Carambeí e também uma importante fábrica de laticínios que contribui com a economia local.
Os holandeses também deixaram uma herança cultural que você ver na arquitetura do local, na religião e na culinária.
O parque é um lugar tranquilo e bonito ideal para pessoas que gostam de tirar fotografias, passear com a família e amigos. No parque é possível encontrar as corujinhas típicas da região dos Campos Gerais e ainda ver os cavalos pastando que embelezam ainda mais a paisagem, além de se sentir em algum lugar na Europa.

Localização
O parque está localizado no município de Carambeí, Paraná e fica na entrada do município que fica sinalizada por um portal.
De Curitiba para Ponta Grossa você pega a rodovia 277 e quando entrar na cidade de Ponta Grossa você segue sentindo norte para chegar na PR 151 (sentido Castro) e aí só prestar atenção nas placas. No sentido Castro vire a esquerda passando por debaixo da ponte e do portal da cidade.

Para informações mais detalhadas ligue para (42) 3231-5063.

O parque fica aberto das 11:00 às 18:00 horas.

Fechado às segundas.

Conhecendo o Brasil

 The Vila  Velha St. Park is located in Parana State and situated at the south of Brazil. The park is formed by sandstones sculptures in various kind of formats sculpted by the nature ☆

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O Parque Estadual Vila Velha está localizado no estado do Paraná no sul do Brasil. O parque é formado por esculturas de arenitos em diversos formatos esculpidos pela natureza ☆