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ACTIVE TRAVEL BRASIL

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Hearing about Brazil the majority most probably think about Rio de Janeiro, Copacabana, football, carnaval, samba, music, caipirinhas* and small biquinis. Which is not totally wrong. However. Brazil is so much more than that.

 

Brazil is a country that embraces an active lifestyle, and there are many opportunities to engage in physical activities and sports throughout the country. Whether you're looking for outdoor adventures or organized sports, Brazil has something to offer. With its diverse landscapes, there are endless opportunities for hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking. The Chapada Diamantina National Park, for example, offers breathtaking hiking trails that wind through rugged canyons and lead to crystal-clear waterfalls.

 

Brazil's coastline is equally impressive, with over 7,000 km of sandy beaches, coral reefs, and rocky cliffs. Brazil's coastline is also a haven for water sports enthusiasts. Surfing is particularly popular in Brazil, with some of the world's best surf spots found along the country's coastline. The beach towns Florianópolis, Itacaré and Ubatuba for example are known for excellent waves and vibrant surf culture. Other water sports, such as stand-up paddleboarding and kiteboarding, are also gaining popularity in Brazil.

 

For those who prefer indoor sports, Brazil has many gyms and fitness centers that offer a variety of classes and programs. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a popular martial art that originated in Brazil and has gained a following worldwide. Gyms across the country offer classes and training in this discipline.

 

Finally, Brazil is also home to numerous outdoor festivals and events that celebrate physical activity and sports. The Rio de Janeiro Marathon, for example, is one of the largest marathons in the world and attracts runners from all over the globe.

 

Overall, Brazil is a country that embraces an active lifestyle, and there are endless opportunities for physical activities and sports throughout the country. Whether you're looking to play soccer with the locals, surf the waves, or hike through breathtaking landscapes, Brazil has something to offer for everyone.

 

* the national drink made out of cachaca (a 40 % alcohol made out of sugarcanes), lime, sugar and ice. The sour from the lime hides the taste of alcohol, making it a dangerous beverage, in the sence of easy to get drunk fast.

 

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