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Rodovia da Morte

From the series “Most Dangerous and Lethal Roads”
The President Dutra Highway (BR-116) is one of the most dangerous and mortal roads in Brazil. To be more exact it is its section Curitiba-Sao Paolo that makes it so dangerous. BR-116 is the largest highway in the country, linking Porto Alegre and Rio de Janeiro and passing through a number of major cities as well as Curitiba and Sao Paulo. The area between these major cities is called Rodovia da Morte (Highway of Death), due to its many accidents.

The sad statistics no longer surprises the locals. They've already got accustomed to the daily accidents on the road. This section is really difficult so road fatalities are distressingly common.

A part of the route runs along the cliffs and the drivers have to pass through the numerous tunnels and narrow areas that lack any fences. … Read all

Rio carnaval

From the series “Most Enchanting and Vibrant Festivals”
The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is a world famous and the most recognizable carnival in the world. The main city event begins on Friday before Ash Wednesday. Best samba schools in Brazil are involved in the preparation for the holiday. The exact origin of a fabulous holiday is unknown, according to some, the carnival was originally a Greek spring festival. The Romans adopted the same tradition.

In the Middle Ages the carnival was considered a holiday of the poor. Over and over again it was banned, but each time the locals managed to defend their right to a holiday. For hundreds of years the carnival has become a large-scale celebration. Preparations for the Rio Carnival go on for months before the event and hundreds of thousands of people are involved in the preparation. Despite the fact … Read all
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The Largest Observation Wheel in the World Opens in Dubai

The addition of the 250-meter observation wheel is in line with the emirate’s vision to become one of the major tourist and entertainment hubs in the world. At Ain Dubai, tourists can enjoy various activities. They can see the mesmerizing city views day or night from luxurious event cabins or family-friendly cabins, enjoy fine dining, make parties or romantic dates. The observation wheel will have a grand opening with more details to be revealed soon. Overall, the new attraction should bring more visitors to Dubai – this is what the emirate’s leaders are accounting for. Read this

22.09.2021

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Cuisine and restaurants of Brazil

Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo invites its guests to explore popular restaurants visiting which will turn to the greatest experience full of new impressions during a vacation. Sea food fans should pay a visit to the Antiquarius restaurant specializing in Portuguese cuisine. Among specialities of the house tourists may enjoy roast fish with crisp bacon and stewed seafood. A peculiar feature of the restaurant which is worth noticing is dish serving. Every dish is presented in special clayware adding a unique … Read more
Rio de Janeiro
In an incredible variety of regional dishes that travelers should pay attention to in Rio, it is important to mention Feijoada. This is the name of a savory meat dish that is cooked together with special black beans. A combination of various meat delicacies is used in the dish, including pork, corned beef, and smoked pork sausages. The dish is traditionally served with a manioc or rice garnish. Fans of seafood will definitely like the dish that locals call Vatapa. It contains prawns, … Read more
Salvador
Features of Portuguese, American, French, and African culinary traditions are combined in the cuisine of Salvador. Most local recipes are several hundred years old. However, local cooks are constantly inventing something new today. If you want, you can easily find the usual European and American dishes. There are pizzerias, sushi bars, Indian restaurants, and English pubs in Salvador. So a tourist who fears for his stomach can look for places with native cuisine. However, you should taste the … Read more
Florianopolis
You can find dishes borrowed from African, Injun, French, and Portuguese culinary traditions in Florianopolis. You can also find great Italian restaurants, Japanese sushi cafes, and even a few Burger joints in the city. If you want to eat cheap, then look for places with a smorgasbord. They are usually located not too close to the tourist area. If you want to visit an unusual place, go to the bar Do Oriente. It is completely covered with sheets with notes about the routes of travelers who have … Read more
Natal
Cooking traditions of Africans, Portuguese, French, and Indians are intertwined in the cuisine of Natal. There are three major pizzerias with fixed prices in the city. These are Bella Natal, Vila Mangiare, and Cantina La Nonna. If you want to taste fish and seafood dishes, it is better to look for places closer to the coastline. For example, you can visit Camarones. Very tasty shrimps are served here. The place is never empty. So be ready to wait until a table is available. Tasty fish is also … Read more
Fortaleza
Fans of gastronomic tourism are sure to enjoy Fortaleza; every day visitors are welcomed by hundreds of attractive restaurants, cafes and bars. The Coco Bambu Frutos Do Mar restaurant is popular among tourists; it specializes in cooking seafood. Visitors can take one of the tables in the spacious restaurant or on its outdoor terrace. Specialties of the restaurant are risotto with shrimp, muniere fish cooked following special recipe and fried sirigado fish. Also visitors are offered a choice of … Read more
Brasilia
Tourists will find many interesting and unusual dishes in Brasilia, the likes of which are not available in any other country in the world. Many national dishes are incredibly simple, and there is a reason for that – many of them were invented by local farmers centuries ago. Rice with beans is one of such dishes. Nowadays, this nutritious dish has become a typical garnish to many meat and fish dishes. Local restaurants can also offer rice with various sauces as the main dish. Hot sauces are … Read more
Ilha Grande
As soon as you arrive at Ilha Grande, allocate some time and money to taste the local cuisine. Here you can find a quirky mix of original Indian dishes (which were brought to the island from their homeland by the European colonists) and the Dark Continent’s cooking traditions (the continent’s natives had been living on the island for a long time as slaves). The most popular local dish has a very peculiar name which sounds pretty unusual for Europeans – «feijoada». This dish has been … Read more

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