Recife Off The Beaten Path

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    Brennand's Glass Factory

    by solopes Updated Dec 21, 2013

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    Recife - Brazil

    My professional world is... glass. And, being in Brennand's property, I noticed a typical glass factory, that, obviously, I would like to visit, but it's closed to public, and I had no time to prepare a professional request for the visit.

    But I was sorry, because glass is a much more spectacular product than ceramics. And they know it, for sure!

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    Sidetrip to Olinda

    by deeper_blue Written Dec 20, 2012

    You should make the effort to get to Olinda, it's a pretty laid back spot just 6km from Recife. It's full of galleries, museums and churches and perfect if you've had enough of Recife's gritty side. You can take a Pau Amarelo or Rio Doce bus from outside the Recife metro station.

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    Ilha do amor.

    by cachaseiro Updated Nov 7, 2009

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    Local transport to the island.

    A little bit south of Recife there is a small island called Ilha do amor.
    It's an uninhabited island with a coconut plantation and a couple of empty beaches.
    It's a nice place to go if you like to have a beach for yourself.
    You are unlikely to meet other people than a couple of guys looking after the coconut plantation.
    The only transport to the island is by fishing boat.
    Get a local fisherman to take you over there and arrange a time to be picked up again.

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    Porto de galinhas

    by cachaseiro Updated Nov 7, 2009

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    Porto de galinhas

    Porto de galinhas is another beach near Recife that is worth visiting.
    It's a little more upscale than Gaibu and the crowd tend to be a little older.
    It's a good place to see famous brazilians as many of them have a house here.

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    Gaibu beach

    by cachaseiro Updated Nov 7, 2009

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    Gaibu beach.

    A couple of hours south of Recife you have the beach of Gaibu.
    It's a small place where you mostly have brazilians on weekend trips.
    The beach has a good surf and there is often concerts on the beach during the weekends.
    There are also a couple of pousadas where you can stay overnight for little money.

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    Famous Ceramic artist in Recife

    by andre.brazil Written Feb 15, 2003

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    The Francisco Brennand Atelier is excellent. This is a very big place with sculptures, temples...like a small city. This is amazing. Ask a taxi driver to get there. It´s 20 min from downtown.

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