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Trek through rain forest  
   

Trek through rain forest

The coast of Brazil

January 22nd 2019
Our first stop down the Brazilian coast was at Ihla Grande, a large island covered in Atlantic rain forest. It used to be a quarantine island in the 19th century for ships coming over from Europe. Rio de Janeiro used to be the capital of Brazil and they didn't want to import any diseases there. Later the island became a prison and also had a coffee plantation. It was then decided to let it all gro ... read more
South America » Brazil » Rio de Janeiro » Búzios

Brazilian Flag 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
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Tot: 3.655s; Tpl: 0.023s; cc: 11; qc: 28; dbt: 0.0349s; 3; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.3mb