Corinthians win first Copa Libertadores title!

 

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Corinthians, Brazil’s second most popular club, finished off Boca Juniors with a 2-0 win in the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final to claim their first ever title in the competition (3-1 aggregate score). Brazilian-born, attempted Qatar international Emerson Sheik scored both goals for Corinthians within 20 minutes of each other in the second half.

The defeat not only prevented Boca Juniors from equally Independiente’s record seven Copa Libertadores titles, but it also kept them from surpassing Milan’s 18 continental and worldwide trophies. Read more →

Gilberto Gil – “Um Sonho” / Xingu +23

 

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Gilberto Gil joins the movement against the construction of Belo Monte A movement against the construction of the dam is organized to take place parallel to the Rio +20, in Altamira, Pará, one of the regions that will be affected by the hydroelectric plant. Called “Xingu” +23″ the action won Gilberto Gil’s commitment, who offered the the song “O sonho” (The dream) composed in 1977 and recorded in the “Parabilcamará” CD in 1992.

The event will take place between 13 and 17 June and should gather about 500 people. The goal is to strengthen the struggle of affected against the hydroelectric plant and by respect for their social rights, economic, cultural and territorial. The activities include cultural festivities, debates, seminars and protests.

Check out the video with the music of Gil in favor of the motion.

Photos form clients – Iguassu Falls

 

Michael and Marcia visited the Iguassu Falls with our Brazil Travel Package, and were especially fascinated by this view. After that, the Macuco Boat Safari was an exciting Adventure.

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Client Photos: Pantanal!

 

Local farmers on horseback; a common view in the Pantanal, the world’s largest wetland area, in Brazil. Our client Ilan captured this typical impression during his stay at a lodge.

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Thank you!

Client Photo: Rio de Janeiro – Búzios!

 

Our client Kevin sent us this photo, remembering his stay in Búzios, close to Rio de Janeiro: “Casa Brancas in Buzios was an outstanding property that i will always remember visiting. a unique and beautiful building with great views of the buzios landscape and oceanfront marina area. i loved watching the sunset and sipping cerveja! yummy good!”

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Thank you for sharing this, Kevin.

Client Photo: Rio de Janeiro!

 

Our client Kris sent us this photo from her stay at Rio de Janeiro.

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Thank you Kris!

Client Photos: Rio de Janeiro – Buzios!

 

This beautiful photograph was taken by our client Kevin during his stay in Búzios.

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Great photo, Kevin! Thank you.

Beautiful sunset in the Amazon

 

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A beautiful sunset in the Amazon.

Our client Kris sent us this photo and wrote about it: “Our favorite part of our trip was our visit to the Amazon Rain Forest where we stayed an the Amazonas Ecopark Jungle Lodge. The facility was excellent, and the staff wonderful. Our tour guid Euyris was amazing, so personable fun, funny, warm and intelligent. I thought the 4 days in the Amazon might be a bit much since I am not so outdoorsy, but it ended up being the best part of the 10 day trip. We end to the Meeting of the Waters which was incredible, and took a walk in the rain forest and saw monkeys and Indian Villages and took boat tours, it was all so beautiful.”

Thank you for sharing this, Kris!