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Mato Grosso do Sul: Pantanal, nature and water

Mato Grosso do Sul is a state of Brazil located in the central eastern region of the country, bordering Paraguay and Bolivia. Its territory is as large as that of Germany but despite this it is only the sixth largest ...

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The climate of Mato Grosso do Sul: when to go

Mato Grosso do Sul has a tropical climate, which in the highest areas of the eastern highlands becomes a tropical climate of altitude. The climate can be divided into two seasons based on rainfall, there is a rainy season between ...

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Maracaípe and Porto de Galinhas: the sea of Brazil

Ipojuca is a municipality located along the coast of the state of Pernambuco in Brazil. The Ipojuca region is known for its numerous beaches with waves that vary from one beach to another, along this stretch of Pernambuco coast, the ...

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Carnival of Brazil: the most popular festival in the country

The most popular and best known fastival in Brazil is the famous Carnival (Carnaval do Brasil). A holiday linked to Easter and the period of Lent. The Carnival takes place over four days between Friday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. ...

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Brazil power plugs and sockets, telephones

BRAZIL: ENTRANCE DOCUMENTS Documents: To enter Brazil, you must have a passport with a residual validity of at least six months at the time of entry into the country. Even children and minors need their own passport. Entry visa: not ...

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The highlands of Bolivia: landscapes of another planet

Laguna Turquiri, Bolivia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini.

A spectacular land, a high altitude desert with majestic snowy volcanoes. But also colored lagoons, rocks smoothed by atmospheric agents, plateaus with Martian soils. And finally a vast plain of salt, the Salar de Uyuni, which in the rainy season ...

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The Puna: a plateau between Argentina and Chile

The Puna is a plateau that largely belongs to Argentina and to a lesser extent to Chile. This plateau which extends for 75,000 sq km is located at an average height of around 4,500 meters. From a geographical point of ...

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The Pumice Stone Field in the Puna, Argentina

Pumice Stone Field, Puna, Argentina. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Exploring the Puna, the northern plateau of Argentina along the Andes mountain range, you encounter landscapes that seem to be from another planet. One of these unique places is located about 40 kilometers from the small village of El Peñón. ...

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Photographic trip to Patagonia in autumn

Guanachi, Torres del Paine National Park, Chile. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Patagonia is one of the most beautiful destinations for those like me who love landscapes, infinite skies and nature. Patagonia seen in the autumn is a spectacle of colors, this is probably the best time to visit it. I decide ...

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The colors of autumn in Chilean and Argentine Patagonia

Chorrillo del Salto, El Chalten, Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Autumn is among the most beautiful seasons from a photographic point of view. In this period, nature creates indescribable colors thanks to the presence of deciduous trees. The leaves of these trees begin to change color and then fall. This ...

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Valdes Peninsula, the paradise of marine mammals

The semi-desert landscape of the Valdés Peninsula, Argentina. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Along the coast of Argentina almost halfway between Buenos Aires and Tierra del Fuego there is a large quadrangular peninsula which is joined to the rest of the country by a narrow isthmus: the Isthmus Carlos Ameghino. This peninsula, the ...

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The National Park of the Tierra del Fuego

Fin del Mundo, Lapatia Bay, Tierra del Fuego National Park, Argentina. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

At the southern end of South America lies a vast wild island: the Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego in Spanish, known more simply as Tierra del Fuego. This island covers almost 48,000 sq km and represents the southernmost offshoot ...

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Argentine Patagonia: the petrified forest of Jaramillo

In the most extreme part of South America. In the heart of Argentine Patagonia, in the province of Santa Cruz. There is a natural wonder that comes directly from the age of the dinosaurs: the petrified forest, the Parque Nacional ...

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Ushuaia: the southernmost city in the world

Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. Author and Copyright Guillermo Puliani,,

Ushuaia is the main center of Tierra del Fuego and is generally known as the southernmost city in the world. The city was recently founded, it was in fact founded in 1870 by some British missionaries, later it developed as ...

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Ushuaia: The summit of Cerro 5 Hermanos

Lagunas del Paso Tristen, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. Author and Copyright Guillermo Puliani

When I arrive in Ushuaia, I feel like when I arrive in a place on a journey. This time I had to live it, feel it, experience it, with a different look, discovering with my eyes and my feet every ...

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Tierra del Fuego: a wonderful region

Laguna esmeralda from Co. Bonete, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. Author and Copyright Guillermo Puliani

The city of Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego is characterized by a cold climate all year round, snow is present until the end of September and in summer temperatures never exceed 20 degrees. However the Ushuaia area is ideal for ...

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Itinerary in Brazil and Northern Argentina

Morro do Camelo, Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

ITINERARY IN BRAZIL AND NORTHERN ARGENTINA Here are the stages of our itinerary in Brazil and Northern Argentina. 1 day Flight Italy-São Paulo-Rio de Janeiro 2nd day RIO DE JANEIRO Arrival in Rio de Janeiro in the morning. Overnight at: ...

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The climate of Buenos Aires: when to go to Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires has a humid sub-tropical climate with hot, humid and rainy summers, mild and relatively dry winters, springs and autumns with variable climate and wind. In summer there can be intense storms during which huge quantities of rain can ...

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Argentina power plugs and sockets, telephones

ARGENTINA DOCUMENTS Documents: To enter Argentina you need to have a passport valid for at least three months from the date of departure. Even children and minors need their own passport. Visa: not necessary for tourist stays of less than ...

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Buenos Aires: capital and economic center of Argentina

Buenos Aires is the city which is the capital of Argentina. This is one of the largest metropolitan areas in Latin America and the industrial, cultural, economic and commercial engine of the country. The city has almost 3 million inhabitants, ...

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Flowering desert: a spectacle of nature

Namaqualand, South Africa. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Deserts are inhospitable areas of the earth characterized by great aridity. In these regions there is very little rainfall and life forms, both animal and vegetable, have to face some of the most hostile conditions on the planet. In deserts, ...

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The most spectacular waterfalls in the world

Garganta del Diablo, Iguazú Falls, Brazil-Argentina. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The waterfalls are among the most exciting spectacles of nature. Almost every nation on Earth has waterfalls. There are waterfalls of a few meters high up to waterfalls that approach the kilometer in height. A waterfall is formed when the ...

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Journey to Easter Island

I spent almost a week at Easter Island. The island is one of the most remote places in the world. Take a geographical map and observe its location you will see that the nearest inhabited lands are thousands of kilometers ...

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Anakena: the most beautiful beach on Easter Island

Anakena, Easter Island, Chile. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Easter Island is famous for its mysterious civilization, the one that built the huge volcanic stone statues called “moais”. The island is located in the so-called southern seas, in the waters of the South Pacific Ocean and is part of ...

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History of Easter Island: many questions, few certainties

Ahu Nau Nau, Anakena, Easter Island, Chile. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Every place on Easter Island has something to discover if you look carefully. Because here the story speaks of an ancient civilization of which we know very little. This island gives the feeling of a place with infinite spaces, but ...

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Easter Island: a fascinating island full of mysteries

Ahu Tongariki, Easter Island, Chile. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Located just under 6 hours flight from Santiago de Chile and at more or less the same flight hours from Tahiti in French Polynesia, Easter Island is one of the most isolated places in the world. To get an idea ...

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Cruise to Antarctica: Traveling with children

Andrea and Mattia in Antarctica. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Sometimes traveling with small children in tow is a problem for parents who are seen to face all sorts of doubts and problems related to the costs, destinations, and medicines to take and organize a trip with children. These problems ...

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Chile tourist attractions: what to see in Chile

Chile is a nation squeezed between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountain range. The country has a great diversity of natural landscapes, there are among the driest deserts in the world – such as the Atacama desert -, peaks, volcanoes, fjords, ...

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The climate of Northeast of Brazil: when to go

Salvador de Bahía, Bahía, Brazil. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Northeast of Brazil, that is the Brazilian territory located between the states of Bahia and Maranhao, has an arid climate. Indeed this is the driest region in the country. In this region of the country the rainy season is ...

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The climate of Amazon: when to go to the Amazon

The Amazon region is characterized by a humid equatorial climate with high temperatures – annual average of around 26ºC – , high relative humidity (83%) and heavy rains, which have on average values of more than 2,000 mm per year. Temperatures remain stable ...

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