The evergreen country of Brazil is amazingHospitable. One of the symbols of the country - a black and white tile mosaic, laid out by waves along the beach of Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, says that there are no people divided into black and white.
What Brazil is famous for
The first associations arising from the mention ofBrazil - this is football, carnival and monkeys. The monkeys in Rio de Janeiro are the same as the bears in the streets of Moscow, but the citizens of the country are proud of football and carnival. Three quarters of Brazilians are interested in football. The remaining quarter can not live without it. From an early age, boys begin to drive a football, eternal summer in the country has this. Playing football in Brazil is not only loved, but also able. Even if the Brazilian players lose, they make it beautiful.
The Brazilian carnival opens 7 days beforeEaster in all the cities of Brazil and is famous throughout the world. The atmosphere of the holiday reigns everywhere and leaves no one indifferent. Carnival lasts 4 days. At this time, all businesses are closed, mostly only the service sector - hotels, restaurants, transport. Most of the shops during the carnival are closed, and prices in hotels rise several times.
The statue of Christ the Redeemer is considered one of the newThe seven wonders of the world. The statue is set on Mount Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro. The height of the statue together with the base is 38 m. From the observation platform at the foot of the statue an unforgettable panorama of the city, bays, beaches and an unusual mountain called the Sugar Loaf opens.
The beach of Copacabana stretched out an arc of more than 4 km alongSouth part of Rio de Janeiro. A wide strip of ocean waves does not allow you to enjoy bathing. Sometimes the waves are so strong that when you leave the water you have to check whether all the parts of the leotard are in place. Especially the beach is beautiful at night. Very often this part of the city is considered dangerous. In fact, the real danger can be represented by favelas.
The favelas of Brazil live their lives. Their inhabitants do not obey the laws of the states, often do not have registration. There is enough drugs and weapons. Houses in 2-3 floors are located along the slope of the mountains very close to each other. Once the favelas were built as workers' settlements with single-story houses. Over time, these houses grew up, because there is simply no place to expand. To look at the favelas is better from afar. Tour of them can be dangerous.
The complex of waterfalls Iguazu is located on the border withArgentina. To survey the waterfalls, bridges and observation platforms were built, but all the power and splendor can be estimated only from a height of 200-250 m. On the Brazilian side, the largest waterfall, the Devil's Throat, is clearly visible.
If you happen to visit Brazil,Time excursion to the Cathedral in Aparecida, relax on the ocean coast in Ubatuba, visit the forests of Amazonia. Brazil is remembered for its bright colors, the richness of nature and the best coffee in the world.
Have a nice rest!