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Colombia climate: when to go to Colombia

The climate of Colombia, because of proximity to the equator presents temperatures suffering only slight variations during the year, but they vary greatly depending on the height. Caribbean Coast of Colombia climate Along the Caribbean coast in the north of ...

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Colombia: a country with multiple and diverse landscapes

Colombia (República de Colombia/Republic of Colombia) is a presidential republic, located along the equator on the north-west side of South America. It is washed to the west by the Pacific Ocean and to the north by the Caribbean Sea and ...

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Chile climate: when to go to Chile

The extension of Chile for more than 4,600 km from north to south makes the country affected by various types of climate, in the north is the desertic and semi-arid climate characterizing the Atacama desert and the north coast, then ...

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Chile country of contrasts: deserts, mountains and glaciers

Chile (República de Chile/Republic of Chile) is a presidential republic situated in the south-west of South America. It is washed by the Pacific Ocean to the west, to the north it borders with Peru, to the north-east with Bolivia and ...

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Brasilia climate: when to go to Brasilia

Brasilia has a tropical climate of altitude typical of tropical savannas, being more than 1,100 meters above sea level the temperatures are mild and never too hot or too cold, the average annual temperature is 21.2 ° C. The seasons ...

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Brasilia: a masterpiece of futuristic architecture

Brasilia, the capital of Brazil, rises around an artificial lake, the lake Paranoá , at more than 1,150 meters of altitude in the plateau of Goiás (Planalto Central). Administratively the area of Brasilia is called the Federal District. The territory is almost completely ...

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São Paulo climate: when to go to São Paulo

The city of São Paulo has a sub-tropical climate, with seasons quite variable, generally speaking, the winters are mild and relatively dry and the summers are hot and very rainy. Being close to the sea, the winds coming from the ...

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São Paulo: the megalopolis of Brazil

São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, as well as a major center of trade, industry and finance in the country, with a population of over 11 million inhabitants, which grow to about 22,000,000 considering the metropolitan area of ...

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Rio de Janeiro climate: when to go to Rio de Janeiro

Sugarloaf (Pão de Açúcar), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Author and copyright Marco Ramerini

The climate of the city of Rio de Janeiro is tropical marine, hot and humid. Based on the rainfall we have two seasons, a rainy season between December and April, and a relatively dry season, between May and November. Temperatures vary ...

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Rio de Janeiro: one of the most beautiful bays in the world

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Author and copyright Marco Ramerini

The city of Rio de Janeiro is in one of the most beautiful bays in the world, the Bay of Guanabara, in a natural setting without equal, dotted with coves, famous beaches such as Copacabana and Ipanema, and mountain formations with ...

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Recife climate: when to go to Recife

Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini.

The city of Recife has a tropical maritime climate with slight variations in seasonal temperatures, but characterized by rainfalls. Based on the rainfall there may, in fact, distinguish two seasons, the first one is wet and rainy which roughly corresponds ...

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Recife: the Venice of Brazil

Market, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Recife, capital of Pernambuco state, has 1,700,000 inhabitants, while its metropolitan area has a population of over 3.7 million, along with Salvador ( Bahia) and Fortaleza, the capital of Pernambuco is one of the most important industrial cities in the ...

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Beaches of Fernando de Noronha

Praia do Leão, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The major tourist attractions of the island of Fernando de Noronha are undoubtedly many beaches and the transparency and color of the sea, but are also very spectacular cliffs that characterize much of the coastline. The island has a total ...

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Fernando de Noronha climate: when to go to Fernando de Noronha

Morro do Pico, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The climate of Fernando de Noronha is tropical, with two well-defined seasons, a rainy season from February to July and a dry season from August to January. The island is in fact just south of the equator so temperatures vary ...

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Fernando de Noronha: paradise of nature and wildlife

Morro Dois Irmãos, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Fernando de Noronha (3°51’S, 32°25’W) is a volcanic island, that with some smaller islands, form an archipelago covering a total area of 18.4 sq. km. The archipelago is formed from the main island, Fernando de Noronha, and several other small ...

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Fortaleza climate: when to go to Fortaleza

The city of Fortaleza has a humid tropical climate, with rain and high humidity, but with a well-defined dry season, with high and stable temperatures throughout the year, mitigated by the breath of the winds that come from the sea. In Fortaleza ...

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Fortaleza: beaches, nightlife and forró

Fortaleza is a modern city, the state capital of Ceará , now an important industrial center and market of agricultural products, the city is also famous as a seaside resort with its long beaches. The city lies along the northern ...

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Salvador climate: when to go to Salvador de Bahia

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

The climate of the city of Salvador (Bahia) is tropical climate characterized by high temperatures, high humidity, and rainfall in each month of the year, without a marked dry season, but with high levels of precipitation in the winter and ...

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Salvador: colonial city and former capital of Brazil

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

Salvador (Bahia) is one of the historic towns of Brazil, was founded in 1549 and immediately became the capital of the Brazil colony, of which was the capital until 1763, when it was replaced by Rio de Janeiro. Between 1624 ...

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Brazil climate: when to go to Brazil

The climate in Brazil is characterized by 6 major climatic regions: the equatorial, the tropical, the tropical high lands, the semi-arid, the temperate and the sub-tropical. Amazon: The Amazon region has a warm humid climate, and is one of the most ...

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Brazil: the economic engine of Latin America

Fernando de Noronha, Brazil. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil/Federative Republic of Brazil) is a federal presidential republic. Situated roughly between the equator and the Tropic of Capricorn the country is washed to the east by the Atlantic Ocean and bordered to the north by ...

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Bolivia climate: when to go to Bolivia

Bolivia climate varies dramatically between different regions of the country, although the whole Bolivian falls entirely in the tropical area, climate is affected greatly by differences in height and in precipitation. For example, the average annual temperature in La Paz, ...

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Bolivia: landscapes and multicolored populations

Bolivian costume. Author and Copyright Nello and Nadia Lubrina

Bolivia (Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia/Plurinational State of Bolivia) is a presidential republic located in central-western South America. It is a landlocked country and bordered to the north and to the east by Brazil, to the south by Paraguay and Argentina ...

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San Ignacio Mini: spectacular ruins of a Guarani Jesuit mission

San Ignacio Miní, Misiones, Argentina. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini..

San Ignacio Miní was one of the many missions founded by the Jesuits in South America in the seventeenth century, they founded some 30 missions in the territory today between the states of Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil. Many ancient ruins ...

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Iguazu Falls climate: when to go to Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls, Brazil-Argentina. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini.

The Iguazu Falls are located in an area of tropical rainforest, characterized by frequent rains and high humidity of the air, the region’s climate is sub-tropical humid, and is divided into two distinct seasons, the hot and wet summer season from October ...

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Iguazu Falls: the natural wonder of South America

Iguazu Falls, Brazil-Argentina. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini.

Iguazu Falls are located along the border between Brazil and Argentina, they are formed by the river homonymous, creating one of the natural wonders of the planet Earth. The number of falls varies from 270 to 150, depending on the ...

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Iguazu Falls: Argentine side what to see

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

The Argentine side of Iguazú Waterfalls is found in the northeast of the Argentine province of Misiones, along the border with Brazil, at about 17 kilometers from Puerto Iguazú. To preserve the waterfalls and the sub-tropical forest around the waterfalls ...

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Argentina climate: when to go to Argentina

Because of the great extension from north to south of Argentina, and the different elevations of the various regions of the country, Argentina has several types of climate. Most of the country has temperate climate, while the far north has ...

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Argentina: pastures, mountains and glaciers

Argentina (República Argentina/Argentine Republic) is a federal presidential republic situated between the Tropic of Capricorn and 55° latitude south. It extends in the north-south direction for about 3,700 km in the southern part of South America. It is washed to ...

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Venezuela climate: when to go to Venezuela

Venezuela’s climate varies a lot in relation to the altitude, the country presents a variety of climates ranging from tropical wet to the alpine. The temperature does not vary much, but the factor that causes the difference between the types ...

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