Estado do Maranhão Off The Beaten Path

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    Ilha do Cajual at sunset
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Estado do Maranhão Off The Beaten Path

  • GOING SOUTH - CAROLINA - PART TWO

    CAROLINA has quiet streets and it is life has a lot to do with Tocantins River, it is a village where no one lock the door, it is a village where everyone treats you with a large smile in the face...a place where they get very impressed when they notice you have a different accent, now just imagine if we go there talking in english. I did that with...

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  • GOING SOUTH - CAROLINA - PART ONE

    Maranhão is already a destination that almost no one have heard about, when you come across with a location named CAROLINA in the map you will just think that it is one more poor city of the endless brazilian countryside....WHEN YOU GO NORTH YOU WILL NEVER GO TO PLACES CALLED CAROLINA, BALSAS, COLINAS, SAO RAIMUNDO DAS MANGABEIRAS.....Lethal...

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  • PREGUICAS RIVER IN BARREIRINHAS

    Life is quite busy at the River Front, from this place you can take boats to explore the wilderness of one of the main big rivers of this fabulous and unknow State of Maranhão. The best restaurants and art craft store can be also found in this little Space of Total Fun. From Beira Rio water front you can also see the local boats which are used like...

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  • BARREIRINHAS

    It is no doubt the best structure of every adventure in the dunes of Lençois in Maranhão State, the village is very small, it still keeps the SLOW LOCAL LIFE of a very genuine village of a interior little town of Maranhão State.The city has a very funny city centre full of art craft stores and GUESS WHAT??? MANY DRUGSTORES!!You can also find...

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  • BARREIRINHAS

    It is no doubt the best structure of every adventure in the dunes of Lençois in Maranhão State, the village is very small, it still keeps the SLOW LOCAL LIFE of a very genuine village of a interior little town of Maranhão State.The city has a very funny city centre full of art craft stores and GUESS WHAT??? MANY DRUGSTORES!!You can also find...

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  • BARREIRINHAS

    It is no doubt the best structure of every adventure in the dunes of Lençois in Maranhão State, the village is very small, it still keeps the SLOW LOCAL LIFE of a very genuine village of a interior little town of Maranhão State.The city has a very funny city centre full of art craft stores and GUESS WHAT??? MANY DRUGSTORES!!You can also find...

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  • BUT I WAS NOT THE ONLY ONE

    Well Marcone was really desperate to throw some yellow water!!! :) We would never imagine bow we would get there, so it was better to get reliefed before getting to Santo Amaro!MARCH 2007Photo Taken by Rafael Torres Lopes

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  • AFTER SOME HOURS..THE ORGASM....

    The bus is clean, air contioning...well, Maranhão can be a natural oven sometimes!But I do not like to go to the toilets in coaches, though sometimes there are some that you can use, but I always avoid it...So after almost 4 hours travelling...and no clean toilets in the bar...I decided to give my wet contribution to the dry landscape of the...

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  • WHILE YOU WAIT FOR YOUR TOYOTA

    There is nothign to see, but the surroundings are nice to see, there are some little farms and two bars one with a little grocery, and there is another bar on the other side of the road where you can find POOL to play, great to waste sometime, but be arare of the bus or the toyota, because if you miss it, you will have to sleep in the...

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  • SECOND STAGE

    After you take the bus in São Luis, the Cisnes Branco Bus will stop at Sangue, a very small location in the middle of the road which goes to Barreirinhas!A 4x4 Toyota truck will be waiting for you, you will stay there for a while, longenough for you to go to the toilet, if there is one, but you can solve your problems in the road itself, there are...

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  • HOW TO GET TO SANTO AMARO

    All main bus station in every brazilian city is called RODOVIARIA!Once you are in São Luis - CAPITAL OF MARANHAO STATE - You will go to the Rodoviaria. Easy to reach by taxi from every part of the town, and taxis there are not so expensive indeed. some would know this place as Terminal Rodoviario, it is located in a district called Turu, same road...

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  • GOD LEFT HIS HOUSE HERE

    No, it is not a swiiming pool, that is unbelievable, but it is a fresh water lagoon in an enormous desert full of water holes, big ones!!! White sands dunes miles away from the ocean.This is one of the most unknown brazilian natural attractions, the so called LENÇOIS MARANHENSES!And the most remote side of the Lençois can be reached by a very very...

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  • AN ISLAND OF DREAMS - ALCANTARA

    When I travel I like getting in touch with the people, i do love to go deep in their cultures and beliefs. i like to exchange ideas with smart people, and I do love to travel with friends who live in a place I am visiting, and find out places that not even that person have visited before!I was very fortunated to meet Marcone, because he is a real...

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  • ALCANTARA - ANOTHER OLD NEIGHBOR

    The French came here...The dutch came here...The portuguese came here and settled...they met the indians...and they brought the slaves....RAFAEL TORRES LOPES CAME HERE....AND HE IS CRAZY TO COME BACK SOON!!!THIS ISLAND IS A TREASURE...A PERFECT COMBINATION OF PAST AND PRESENT...Get hidden in the old portuguese ruins and get baked under severe sun...

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  • WILDERNESS ALWAYS PRESENT

    Maranhão is a off the beaten path itself...and you know how accurate I am travel...and I found such a great secret, a location called Raposa...Easy to reach, it is a fishermen village, but with some treasures like mangroves and dune beaches! The Barra da Raposa is there, waiting for you to enjoy...The water is pleasanty warm and this is one of the...

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