Tag Archives: waterfalls

Natural water park in Ilhabela:Toca waterfalls (video + pics!)

While in Picinguaba I played in the natural waterfall park of Prumirim, a week later I discovered my second natural waterfall park in Ilhabela, awesome 2 weeks!  Located on the way to Castelhanos Beach, there is a private property with several waterfalls named Cachoeira da Toca.  There is no way to get lost: there are several signs pointing the way, and everyone in […]

Where to stay in Picinguaba

Summer time!! Come December 15th Paulista’s tend to evacuate the city and head to the many beaches that line the coast of Sao Paulo. Though there are tons of beautiful beach towns to visit we chose to pack up the car and drive to Picinguaba (just 20mins past Ubatuba).  The ‘town’ is a very small […]

Where to stay near Inhotim

Planning to visit Inhotim;  The famous art park/ botanical gardens which is located in Brumadinho, a small town about an hour and a half drive from Belo Horizonte?  If the answer is yes, you don’t have many hotel options… there are a few hotels close to the park but they look a bit run down.  If you want […]

Hiking in the Tijuca Forrest

If you the ‘adventure’ type that enjoys spending time outdoors, discovering waterfalls and hiking in the woods then you should definitely find a way to experience hiking in the Tijuca forest. Home to hundreds of species of plants and wildlife, found only in the Atlantic Rainforest, the Tijuca Forest is the world’s largest urban forest, covering […]

Grab your hiking boots and experience Nacional Parque Serra Dos Orgaos

Looking for some outdoor adventure? Hop in your car (or take the bus) to Teresopolis and get ready to bond with the incredibly beautiful forests Brazil has to offer.  Nacional Parque Serra Dos Orgaos, is an 118 sqkm mountainous terrain between Teresópolis and Petrópolis full of waterfalls, natural swimming pools, hiking trails, beautiful picnic spots, camping grounds […]

Waterfall Adventures in Paraty

If you go to Paraty, doing one of the waterfall tours (Paraty Tours) is a must!For $60 for the day you will get to explore, swim in and slide down some of the most beautiful waterfalls in Brazil. The tour takes you to 3-4 waterfalls inside of the Serra da Bocaina.   Our first stop […]