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    Tambau

    by realde14 Written Mar 6, 2006

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    Tambau

    Tambau is the liveliest beach area in Joao Pessoa, where you can go the beach during the day and to the baracas (bahamas for example) to dance forro at night. There is also a handicraft market nearby where you can buy hamacs, t-shirts and sample some local food.

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    Centro Historico

    by realde14 Written Mar 6, 2006

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    As mentioned, Joao Pessoa is Brazilian's third-oldest city and has a number of beautiful colonial buildings in the Centro Historico. It is not comparable to nearby Olinda but still worth visiting before going back to the beach (whic is the reason why you came to Joao Pessoa after all)

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    Festas na pisquinas

    by Kittelite Written Jul 29, 2005

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    Pisquinas da Joao Pessoa

    You join the small boats to anquer on the reefs offshore , the are loaded with drinks, and when you get to the lowtide pools, everybody jumps into the water, Steps on whatever is there, Enjoying their trip, waching what's left of the reef environment, and after returning to the boat. It is a true everyweekend party, and very amusing!
    Dont expect any kind of natural ecological trip! This is pure fun!
    I dont recommend it to anyone who are invironmentaly concerned!

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    THE CONVENT SÃO FRANCISCO DE ASSIS

    by RafaelTheSecond Written Jun 30, 2005

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    Barroc Art in Jo��o Pessoa by RTL

    João Pessoa is the third eldest city in Brazil, and of course it still keep a huge barroc and colonial heritage such as very old monuments and buildings, and one of its great historical treasure is the convent of Saint Francis of Assis, built in 1592 and finished in 1763.

    You will see many samples of our beautiful barroc heritage!

    And the church is located in the old part of the city!

    The painting can be found in the ceiling, and this is Saint Francis emerging from the fire in a impressive charriot.

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    A VERY BUSY LAGOON IN DOWNTOWN

    by RafaelTheSecond Written Jun 30, 2005

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    Parque Solon de Lucena by RTL

    There is a huge bus station in this area of the city centre. Lots of bus stop and some bars in the charming square of the Parque Solon de Lucena.

    You can find typical food there!

    The famous Tambiá Shopping Center is quite close to this neighborhood!

    First week of June - 2005

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    TROPICAL BEACHES EVERYWHERE!

    by RafaelTheSecond Updated Jun 18, 2005

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    Rafael in Seixas Beach by Brito, the Taxi Driver!

    Ponta do Seixas is a little hill that marks the fareastern point of Brazil close to Africa, and down to the hill you can find this lovely beach. Unfortunately I was not prepared to go to the ebach, but I wanted to see local life in this neighborhood and I found out such a paradise!

    I just had a nice coconut water and a local spirit called PAU DENTRO, which translation stops me from telling what it is, hahahaha :)

    June 16th, 2005

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    PARQUE SOLON DE LUCENA

    by RafaelTheSecond Written Jun 18, 2005

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    A landmark in the city, Solon de Lucena Park

    João Pessoa is amazingly green, this is one of the oasis in the so often dry lands of the north-east part of Brazil. It rains a lot in the winter but I am quite lucky to get so many great sunny days. The city centre is full of trees and you can find this pleasant lagoon right in the busy part of downtown, the surroundings has many bars with very good local food. Lots of bus stop everywhere make this place a very interesting point for you to observe people's bahavior, and here they are very interesting!

    June 16th, 2005

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    Coconut seller

    by FrediKesselring Written Feb 27, 2005
    Coconut seller

    You can buy coconuts along the beach.The water (milk) is delicious and you can also eat the inside of the coconut. This coconut seller is next to Tambau Hotel, which is a big hotel with its back inside the water of the sea.

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    Boat-bus

    by FrediKesselring Written Dec 27, 2004

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    Bus-boat or Boat-bus...whatever!

    Next to Cabedelo Town, there is a small town called Forte Velho. You can go there by car from João Pessoa, but it will take you more than one hour and thirty minutes. You can go there by boat too, or by...bus-boat. It is a real bus , but with no wheels or tyres.

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    Jacare beach (Alligator Beach)

    by FrediKesselring Written Jun 9, 2004
    Jacare Beach

    It is a wonderful place to sit at a bar and see the sunset. They play "Ravel's Bolero" everyday here while the sun is setting. It is also a good place for jet skiing or sailing. A Sunday afternoon here is usually lively.

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    Joao Pessoa Square

    by FrediKesselring Written Jun 9, 2004
    Joao Pessoa Square

    The statues are here to pay homage to Joao Pessoa, a former president of Brazil. He was born in this town which was called Parayba do Norte before. After the president's death, Parayba do Norte changed the name to Joao Pessoa.

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    Cabedelo fortress

    by FrediKesselring Written Jun 8, 2004
    Fortress, in Cabedelo town.

    This fortress in in a small town, 20km from Joao pessoa,in fact you can go along the beach or along a good road, it is a very short trip. The fortress was built by the Portuguese around 1586 and it is called Santa Catarina Fortress.

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    Nudism Beach

    by FrediKesselring Written Jun 7, 2004

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    Tambaba Beach

    Tambaba Beach is not only a beautiful beach but a nudism beach. There are two parts:
    The first part you have to wear clothes and the second part you have to be naked, completely naked. It is up to you...

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    Best city at northeast of Brazil

    by boasnovas Written Feb 12, 2012

    It is still small compared to the others capitals, with fewer turistic appeal what makes one of the best places to go and enjoy the area.

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    Jacare

    by realde14 Updated Mar 17, 2006

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    Jacare

    Jacare, on the northcoast of Joao Pessoa, boasts a beautiful sunset over the river which each night is accompagnied by a saxophonist playing Ravel's Bolero. Cheesy or romantic: you decide!

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