reputation is not entirely undeserved, it's often overblown. Refuse to let fear overshadow your stay, and as long as you take the precautions laid out below, your trip should be unforgettable for all the right reasons. ... Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo.
In 1654 the Portuguese conquered Brazil from the Dutch, and brought the Spanish Inquisition with them. The Dutch had previously founded New Amsterdam at the southern tip of Manhattan Island. Part of the Jewish community of Recife fled to North America, .
Recife is the capital of the state of Pernambuco and the centre of an extensive metropolitan area of almost four million. The city sports a splendid five-mile beach in the modern, upmarket area of Boa Viagem, the longest stretch of city seafront in Brazil.
Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood had a close encounter with a UFO during a holiday in Brazil . The guitarist, 69, freaked out ... The 62-year-old, who split from the rocker in 2008, said: “I was in Recife in Brazil with Ronnie and our kids. “Ronnie was out.
Brazil risking new Zika surge, Human Rights Watch says ... The infections caused the CDC to issue an unprecedented domestic travel advisory warning pregnant women to avoid Miami-Dade County because the virus can cause severe birth defects. There is .
Brazilian authorities have not addressed the longstanding issues that led to the Zika epidemic in the country, leaving it vulnerable to another outbreak of the virus, according to a Human Rights Watch report released this week. “There is this idea that.
RECIFE , Brazil — In this city at the heart of the Zika outbreak, the gloom and dread have lifted from maternity hospitals and delivery rooms. The scary government posters with giant mosquitoes have mostly come down. Fertility clinics are busy again.
We visited the Cape Recife Lighthouse. After climbing over one hundred stairs to get to the top. We enjoyed the sea breeze blowing on our faces while looking out to the ocean. I had no idea the amount of glass that gets used to give off the light to.
CNN) — Brazil might be the biggest country most of the world doesn't know a whole heckuva a lot about. This is beginning to change as financial fortunes for some have soared in recent years, helping lift some 50% of the country into the middle class.
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Though the idea behind dirigibles dates back as far as the 16th century, Count Zeppelin was the first to make airship travel possible. Zeppelin traveled quite a bit during his military service and began sketching out ideas in the late 19th century. In.
The most respected major tourist beach in Brazil is Porto de Galinas, about 45 minutes south of Recife. Its lower-key, more eco-centric approach attracts fans on both the independent and mass travel side. The beach is a perennial winner of the "best beach.
Health authorities are struggling to control the Zika virus. Locally transmitted cases have been reported in Florida, and there is now concern about a possible link with male sterility. Simon Calder, The Independent's Travel Correspondent, answers.
In 2013 we arrived in Olinda, a small village near Recife in Brazil . It felt like paradise to us so we jumped in the hotel pool the same night we got there. With the first jump I cut my toe in the pool and was bleeding like crazy. We had to wake up the.
The Atlanta Police Department recently released startling new data stating the number of reported rapes this year has doubled compared to 2016. The jump — from 50 between Jan. 1, 2016 and May 20, 2016 to 101 in the same period this year — is jarring, .