DMC & Incoming Tour Operator to Brazil and all of South America BIT 25 Years

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It´s easy to remember that Brazil was first discovered in 1500, but did you know that Rio de Janeiro was once the capital of the whole Portuguese empire and the home of the King?

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In a country of so much diversity, it´s remarkable that almost everyone speaks the Brazilian version of Portuguese.

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Brazil is larger than the United States (if you leave out Alaska!) and has borders with every country in South America except Chile and Equador. Just imagine 4,500 miles of beaches and the vast Amazon rain forests.

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Some splendid colonial buildings are preserved, many of them churches. The modernist movement has been very influential, especially during the construction of the new capital Brasilia in 1960 by Oscar Niemeyer.

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The locals can tell the difference between summer and winter but most visitors don´t notice. You have a good chance of enjoying a hot sunny day on the beach in the middle of winter

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The indigenous Indians number about 250,000, living in special territories which cover about 10% of the country. Brazil has more Afro-descendents than any other country except Nigeria.

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Most of the population of 185 million was traditionally concentrated in the coastal states, but the growth rates are now higher inland. 

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"Girl from Ipanema", samba and classical Villa Lobos - Brazilian music is as varied as its people. Discover the new cinema or enjoy the exciting capoeira dances.

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This human melting pot includes millions of people whose ancestors came from distant countries such as Japan, Syria and Germany and who still maintain some old-country traditions.

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Brazil has a lot to offer... - it is official.

 

There´s still plenty of room for improvement, but literacy levels are steadily increasing, especially among the young. Underprivileged mothers now receive a family allowance if their children regularly attend school.

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Immigration to Brazil began when the country opened its ports to "friendly nations" (1808), and gathered momentum in the wake of the Declaration of Independence (1822).

 

Football unites everyone as they wait for Brazil to win the World Cup yet again. Rio and São Paulo maintain an eternal rivalry.

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In this vast country which is Brazil, we have a rich regional cuisine that is almost impossible to generalize across a land that is coloured by such striking differences.

 

No other country has more Catholics than Brazil, but in many places the people have developed their own local customs which owe a lot to African and other influences.

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 USD500 (or equivalent in other currency) worth of goods bought duty-free in Brazil
 400 cigarettes or 25 cigars

 

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