Easter is one of the most festive events among Christians worldwide, and is largely celebrated in Brazil. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from death, as written in the Christian bible.
Páscoa in Portuguese, falls on the day after the culmination of Holy
Week, which also marks the end of Lent. Since many institutions and businesses, as well as schools, allow for an extended weekend, many Brazilians spend the holiday either traveling for the sake of traveling (and to witness religious processions such as the one in Ouro Preto) or spending the time with family.
Paixão e Fé (Passion and Faith), a song by Tavinho Moura and Fernando Brant recorded by Milton Nascimento, poetically expresses the season’s spiritual tone and describes the passage of a procession.
Welcome to paradise…
Located in Bahia’s interior, the Chapada Diamantina (Diamond Plateau) is an ancient geological region whose weird and fantastic rock formations aboveground including a system of quartzite caves with crystal clear lakes and underground rivers, made it one of the Brazil`s top natural destination.
At the beginning of the 19th century, two German prospectors discovered a huge vein of diamonds in a region of unusual rock formations, tablelands, subterranean rivers, waterfalls, valleys and mountains called morros.
Most of the region’s most spectacular natural attractions – including Brazil’s highest waterfall, the Cachoeira da Fumaça or the famous Morro do Pai Inácio— are located in the Chapada Diamantina National Park. Aside from hiking for hours (or days) over rocky landscapes sprinkled with wild orchids and bromeliads, it’s possible to indulge in sports as radical as trekking…
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