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In the Brazilian state of Pernambuco is the state capital Recife which is one of the oldest settlements in the country. The city is one of the largest in Brazil with a population of over 1,500,000 inhabitants. The city was once a fishing village until it was invaded by Dutch troops and occupied Pernambuco (and later most of the Brazilian Northeast) in 1630. The capital was transferred to nearby Olinda. Recife was developed by its foreign occupiers by building building bridges and palaces and was called Mauritsstad, or Maurice Town by the Dutch settlers. One can find in the old quarters of Recife Antigo the oldest synagogue in the New World. Pernambuco was eventually reconquered by the Portuguese in 1654.

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In Recife, the Beberibe River meets the Capibaribe River to flow into the Atlantic Ocean. Sugar cane industry prospered in Pernambuco state that started with the introduction of the industry by a certain Duarte Coehlo. Recife is blessed with fertile soil and a climate suitable for growing sugar cane. Most Brazilians worked as sugar cane cultivators.

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Pernambuco’s food, music and dance are influenced by black culture due to the introduction of Africans in Brazil. Recife has become a melting pot for Indians, black slaves and Portuguese making the city as one of the most culturally diverse in Brazil.

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In Boa Viagem are the nicest beaches that have warm water all year-round. It is one of the most famous beaches in the country and visitors enjoy the sand and the green waters, as well as the complete infrastructure of hotels, restaurants, and other services within the area.

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The name Recife is derived from the Portuguese word for reef. This was aptly called its name because of the reef barrier which is very close to shore, sometimes almost touching it. Swimming or surfing beyond the reef line or in exposed stretches of beach is definitely prohibited due to dangers of shark attacks that have become frequent since the 1990s.

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Aside from the beaches, there are also 18th century Baroque churches and 19-th century public buildings in Recife. Nearby Olinda is also worth visiting because it has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Some of the other attractions in the city proper are the Santo Antônio and Boa Vista quarters on the banks of the Rio Capibaribe, and The Polo Bom Jesus (in Recife Antigo) where visitors can enjoy good food and fun nightlife.

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Beautiful Places That You Shouldn’t Miss If You Travel To Africa

If sometimes roads bring you to Africa be prepared to see one of the most beautiful and breath taking  places of the world. From magical islands to beautiful resorts, beaches, rivers and lakes Africa has to offer beauty, fun, great holiday and adventure for all. If we already interested you for Africa below you can find 13 beautiful places that we recommend as a must see!

Baobab Trees, Madagascar

Baobab Trees, Madagascar

Bazaruto Island, Mozambique 

Bazaruto Island, Mozambique

Blyde River Canyon is Mpumalanga, South Africa

Blyde River Canyon is Mpumalanga, South Africa

Chapman’s Peak Drive from above, near Cape Town, South Africa

Chapman’s Peak Drive from above, near Cape Town, South Africa

Constance Tsarabanjina Resort – Madagascar

Constance Tsarabanjina Resort – Madagascar

Lake Malawi, Malawi

Lake Malawi, Malawi

Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech, Morocco

Mozambique’s six-island Bazaruto Archipelago, in the Indian Ocean

Mozambique’s six-island Bazaruto Archipelago, in the Indian Ocean

Nile River, Egypt

Nile River, Egypt

Reunion Island, Madagascar

Reunion Island, Madagascar

Sesriem Canyon

Sesriem Canyon

Timia Oasis, Niger

Timia Oasis, Niger

Zanzibar, Tanzania, Africa

Zanzibar, Tanzania, Africa

So what do YOU think, isn’t AFRICA an AMAZING place?

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12 Beautiful Places In Italy That You Must See This Summer

ITALY !!!

One of the most beautiful European Countries and all that we can say about it is that This country is really really amazing and full with beauties. Italy is really full with awesome places in which you can enjoy and relax but we just want to give you some intro of what you can see if you decide to travel this summer. This 12 photos maybe are not too much to present the whole beauty but we think that they are enough just to impress you to pack your stuff and visit it. Check out below and enjoy!

 

 

 

 

Aeolian Islands
Aeolian Islands

Baia delle Zagare
Baia delle Zagare

Blue Grotto – Capri
Blue Grotto - Capri

Cala Mariolu, Sardinia
Cala Mariolu, Sardinia

Campione del Garda, Lake Garda
Campione del Garda, Lake Garda

Capri, Campania
Capri, Campania

Lake Como, Lombardy
Lake Como, Lombardy

Lazio
Lazio

Portofino
Portofino

Tropea, Calabria, Italy
Tropea, Calabria, Italy

Verona, Veneto
Verona, Veneto

Volpaia, Tuscany
Volpaia, Tuscany