Thursday, October 25, 2007

Brazil travel guide – culture/museum

In lso museums of Sao Pablo, cultural capital of Brazil, sexisten European insospechables art collections that give of envying to muchso museums of the old continent. Also in River of Janeiro there is cultural ocaciones for not losing.

Museum of Art

Address: Brought to an agreement Paulista 1578, San Paolo of the Brasile
Schedule: 11-17.30; giovedì 11-20; monday closed. Closed during Carnival
Entrance is paid

Interesting collection of Greek, Roman and Egyptian antiques. Squares, sculptures, ye Italian, French impressions, Englishwomen, Spanish, Flemishes, Dutchwomen. After the works cousins they are exposed Bernini's canvases, Botticelli, Raffaello, Cézanne, Chagall, Gauguin, Picasso and Modigliani.

Museum of the Folklore and Aeronautical Museum

Address: Park do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo
Orari: 14-17; chiuso lunedì

Inside the splendid park of Ibirapuera, where architects of world fame have worked, he/she can find lodging, this small, but interesting museum I divide in two parts: one dedicated to the Brazilian indigenous culture and the other one to the aeronautics being pioneer of this phenomenon the Brazilian, Santos Dumont.

Modern museum of Art

Address: Brought to an agreement Dom Enrique 85, Rio de Janeiro
Schedule: 12-17.30
Entrance is paid

The museum gathers works of the XX century, with works of Albers, Brancusi, Buthe, Him Corbusier, Mathies, Picasso, Polloch and Warhol. Interesting it is the picture section and design, overalls that dedicated to the art Brazilian contemporary.

Brazilian African-American museum

Address: Praça Terreiro of Jesus, Salvador de Bahia
Schedule: 9-17; closed monday
Entrance is paid

Beautiful museum dedicated entirely to the African origins of Brazilian nation. It proposes a trip after the hierarchy of those "orichas", the born divinities after the encounter of the Christian religion and the animist.

A little about the author
Cesare Ambrosi.
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Monday, October 8, 2007

Brazil Travel Guide

Brazil’s beaches are considered the most beautiful and funny of the world. To the discovery of the Brazilian costumes, Copa Cabana in Río de Janeiro, famous for its carnival, cuisine and the worm welcome of the local population.


* For its wonderful beaches which are maybe the most beautiful in the world. Not only for its nature but also for the amusing life that encourages them. In Copacabana beach, Río de Janeiro, any sport type may be seen at any hour of the day or the afternoon.

* To attend the most impressive human show in the world that is the Brazil carnival. In the smallest town in the country all the activities are interrupted during a week for the carnival and and nothing must seem to be more imporant than this celebrate.

* To cross the Amazon River from Belem to Manaus on board of a lineal boat and this way to see how the Amazon runs on the sides

* To dive inside the Brazilian music. The guitar and the percussion are present and played everywhere in all the beaches and squares of the country.

* To see Brasilia, the futurist city made in airplane form a city that represents the braviest architectural companies of this century.


With a surface of 8.511.965 Km., Brazil is the fifth state of the world for its extension. Besides Chile and Ecuador, it is adjacent to another state of Suramérica. It has four geographical types of area. The long sandy coast of the Atlantic Ocean, the amazon basin that welcomes the biggest jungle in the planet; the central plateau so call Planalto Brasileiro; and the depression of the Paraguayan basin to the southeast. Brasilia is the fascinating capital, a tourist city in form of airplane within the amazon jungle.

Time Zone: -5.0 (summer); -3.0 (winter)
Duration of the days: maxim 13.5 (December); minimum 10 (June)


Better Period: January, February, March, September, October
Good period: April, May, June, August.
Worst period. Julio


The whole Brazil has a tropical climate, therefore hot, humid and rainy during the whole year. Inside the Amazon jungle the percent of humidity never descend from 100% and Belem almost in the line of the Ecuador, its in the entire world the city where rainy s more.

Useful Information

Slight clothes of cotton, but also hot T-shirt if he/she goes in winter station overalls in the south. A jacket slight raincoat can be he very useful although against violent winds and cloudbursts it serves very little. Clothes of long magas against lso amazon inseptos.

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Cesare Ambrosi. This guide is brought to you by Europelowcost

Saturday, October 6, 2007

A Little About Backpacking

Backpacking is a fun hobby and sport. It is challenging and adventurous. It appeals to young and old, male and female. It is something anyone can do and there are countless options on how and where to do it. Backpacking is a great way to get exercise and have fun at the same time. Read on to learn more about what backpacking is all about.

Backpacking is the combination of hiking and camping. Backpacking trips involve hiking through wilderness areas and camping overnight. A backpacker carries everything they need on their back. A backpacking trip can last one night or multiple nights. The longer the trip the more that must be packed and carried, so planning both packing and the trip is essential. Some areas that are very popular backpacking destinations will have camp sites set up. They may simply have a fire ring and posted maps or they can have cabins. Other areas may have nothing at all and backpackers set up their camp wherever they find a good spot.

There is a community in backpacking. Everyone works together to preserve the wilderness that they love. There are certain accepted and unaccepted behaviors in backpacking. Backpackers try not to disturb or damage the are they travel in. They clean up all traces of their camp and never litter or take anything along their travels.
Backpacking requires a person to keep safety in mind always. There are many hazards in backpacking and a person who does not think about being safe is sure to fall prey. The backpack itself can pose problems if a person does not learn how to fit it and pack it properly. The physical activity can be strenuous and a person must be conditioned to handle walked through uneven and rough terrain. First aid and general wilderness safety is another thing a backpacker must know. It is easy to get lost and hurt in the wilderness, so every backpacker must have a good handle on staying safe.

People backpack for different reasons. Some do it for the excellent exercise. Some people like backpacking because of the adventure and love of nature. Others backpack as a way to learn and explore the outdoors. Whatever reason people backpack, there are large numbers of them and they continue to explore, love and walk through the wilderness with the common goal of a good backpacking experience.

Monday, October 1, 2007

Go to Asia

The first thing which you should do is resolve as much up front as you can. That means stuff like interchanging currency when necessary, memorizing maps of the vicinity, renting a means of transportation, reserving a flight, and finding a hotel that meets your needs. Fortunately, all of these undertakings have become more convenient and cheaper through the internet, so before contacting a travel agent, you might save some cash by examining deals on the internet.

When it comes to getting a hotel, remember to look around cautiously. Some items to consider might be how it ranks; is it a 2 star hotel or a 4 star one? Is it conveniently located? If you are traveling to Disneyland but the hotel you reserved is in San Diego, you will waste a substantial amount of your journey driving. How long are you planning on being at the hotel, and if you are going to be there, what sorts of comforts do they furnish? I'll never forget the time I went out on vacation to relax by the hotel pool, only to discover that the property I was at didn't have one. I am sure that I must have appeared odd walking around the hotel with my inflatable ducky around my waist and no pool to be found.

The general rule keep it simple, traveler. Begin by familiarizing yourself with the average temperature so that you know what your system should pack, but avoid over-packing. Remember, if you forget something, odds are that you can purchase a replacement.

When it comes to entertainment, avoid getting too out-of-control. For instance, don't pack more than one book. If you are able to read an entire book, give that one away and go buy another one. It's time to get out and go to the store anyway, you bookworm. Instead, bring something to take notes with and write your own book. This does not necessarily mean the company laptop. Do not use this rule as an excuse to bring your work with you. If at all possible, leave every thought of work behind when you travel. Though it might seem awkward at first, pencil and paper work fine for taking notes.

When you are going to Asia, you and your family should carry lots of what you need for picture taking. If you are old-school and still use 35mm film, consider converting to a digital camera. With a digital camera, I can see what I am taking as I go along. The only things I need are batteries and memory space. Most tourist destinations have places that will transfer your photos from your memory card to a CD, allowing for you to take even more pictures to torture family and friends with when you come home.

I cannot stress enough the value in keeping things elementary. Prepare yourself wisely by taking care of all the details you can ahead of time. When planning to travel, remember, the internet is your friend. Pack, plan, and keep entertainment basic to help make sure that your vacation to Asia is a relaxing and memorable one. I hope that these words of advice will become good to you as you prepare to start on your vacation.