Brazil is considered as one of the hottest destinations for travelers in the recent years. The yearly carnival season falls on the last couple of weeks before lent and this major event had been drawing crowds from four corners of the world. The frenetic and vibrating rhythm of the salsa works like a potion that feeds wander-lusting soul who ever made it to Rio, Brazil’s largest city. This lively city is blessed with a long stretch of white beach and lush tropical forest easily accessible from the city center making it the perfect destination for a South American sojourn.
Because of its perfect location and topography, Rio has a long list of activities for travelers who missed out the carnival season. For beach goers and surf riders, Brazil is home to the world-famous Ipanema and the Copacabana coastline. Here you can have the sun, sand and sky you want! But if you’re more into nature and want to have a bird’s eye of this marvelous city, hop on the Corcovado mountain train and pass through Tijuca forest and up where the where Christ the Redeemer stands and embraces Rio. Adventure seekers should not miss out on a paragliding excursion to experience a spectacular view of the city!
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