Tag Archives: northeast of brazil

Photos: Handstands around the Northeast of Brazil

Growing up I was a gymnast, figure skater and dancer (quite the busy after-school and weekend schedule from when I was 4-16 years old).   Since the dunes and beaches in the northeast of Brazil provide such an incredible backdrop I wanted to do something unique while capturing my moment in these special places.  Instead […]

Life in the fast lane ‘quad buggy’ style (video)

Living in the US for holidays and spring break people usually end up somewhere tropical where they rent jet skis and go cruising around in the afternoon. In the Northeast of Brazil, instead of jet skis you will find quad buggys: four wheel drive vehicles that allow you to cruise around the beaches and dunes…ie a jet ski […]

Pedra Furada Jericoacoara

About a 45 minute trek (4 kilometers) from the town center of Jericoacoara (jeri) you will find Pedra Furada (the holed stone) which is considered the postcard of Ceará!  Sculpted by nature through the waves, it is the symbol that characterizes the famous beach, now internationally known as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. […]

Zip lining in Tatajuba (video)

I am a sucker for zip lines; if I am traveling and find out that there is a zip-line near where ever I am staying, I will find a way to include it in our trip.  So… when we arrived in Tatajuba and I spotted something that looked like it could be a zip line […]

Ski down the sand dunes on your bunda!! (video)

A friend of mine told me about Ski Bunda before I left for my trip; so I made sure that I would be able to include it on one of our sand dune tours.  There are certain dunes that allow ‘Ski Bunda‘; and you will know right away when you see a crowd of people standing […]

Where to stay in Cumbuco

In order to experience all of the awesome places I will be telling you about in my upcoming posts you need to fly into Fortaleza.  From Fortaleza is a whole experience on its own (ie driving on the beach etc) so it is more fun to make the journey during the day.  If you can’t get a […]