Onwards and upwards in the North of Brazil - Natal and Pipa February 1st 2007 Day 31 - Day 46
Natal, the capital of Rio Grande de Norte, is a modern and clean city in the north of Brazil, famous for its sand-dunes, with the main attraction being beaches rather than museums! It is a 22 hour bus ride north of Salvador, and the people and culture differ greatly.
We stayed in Ponta Negra, the tourist area of Natal where most people stay when they visit ... read more
South America » Brazil » Rio Grande do Norte » Natal Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of t... ... read more