Brazil: 5 large natural landscapes

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Brazil has large natural landscapes, among them are five natural scenery: The archipelago of Fernando de Noronha, Pantanal, Amazon, Iguassu Falls and Mount Roraima.

Brazil has large natural landscapes

Photography by JorgeBRAZIL

Fernando de Noronha:
The archipelago has 21 islands. The largest is the only inhabited, that of Fernando de Noronha, is a marine national park that takes 85% of its territory and natural heritage of mankind. Federal laws control the movements and daily rates charged for the stay of tourists from just over 2,000 inhabitants, so as to preserve this ecological sanctuary where more than 250 species of fish. The sea is the lucrative diving, day and night, exhibiting all the colors of coral, manta rays, turtles large and docile.

Amazon River and Jungle:

The exuberance of the place, its fauna and flora, occupies pages of encyclopedias. The forest reserve encounter surprises as in the dark waters of Black River with the brown waters of the Rio Solimoes, who come together to form the Amazon River.

For an area of 6 kilometers, the waters of two rivers run side by side without mixing. This phenomenon is given by the difference between water temperature and speed of currents. The Black River runs to 2 km / hr. at a temperature of 22 ° C, while the Solimoes, makes 4 to 6 km / hr., at a temperature of 28 ° C.

Brazil large natural landscapes

Photography by Nao Iizuka

Foz de Iguazú:
Foz de Iguazu, in western Paraná, has the most visited national park in Brazil. During each month, thousands of Brazilians and foreigners cross the trail in the woods in front of the falls of the Iguazu River, a colossus of nature. The visual impact and noise of the force of water falling from steps ranging from 40 to 85 feet high, revitalizes the senses. According to geologists and historians, the waterfalls at the mouth of the river is formed between 1 million and 1.5 million years ago. The different «steps» of which the water falls are due to volcanic basalt lava flows of the Cretaceous period. The canyon was carved out by natural erosion.

Within this park over 50 hectares is the Das Cataratas hotel, overlooking and down to waterfalls. The style of the hotel, colonial style and color pink, love to tourists for its beautiful gardens with huge bougainvillea, the variety of birds, and delicious meals.

Steps are the paths you go down by wooden steps with handrail, to the falls up close to them the most. In that place are leased allowing yellow raincoats as close as possible to contemplate. On his return, and for the tired, there is the option of taking an elevator that leads back to the place from where they departed. Before taking the elevator are the souvenir shops, where tourists buy T-shirts with colorful toucans, parrots, maps and other items of great beauty.

There is also the option to fly over the falls by helicopter.

the falls of the Iguazu River

Photography by gpoo

Mount Roraima:
Mount Roraima is 2875 meters high and to get there, tourists will face challenges such as rivers and rocks at the start of the climb, winds up to 100 km / hr. and variation of temperature between 5 ° C and 35 ° C. It is an inhospitable place, amazing nature. The flora of the region is very rich, with over 400 species of bromeliads and 2,000 ferns. On the climb, the tourist is delighted with the dishes, called Crystal Valley, where there are small sharp glass sculptures. On average six days are up and down the hill, an effort is worthwhile.

Enjoy nature in Brazil!

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