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There are so many options for travelers in Brazil. Rio de Janeiro has beaches, sun and fun – the calling cards of South America’s premier beach Resort. It is crowded with cars and people and sunshine and dirt, but it is here where granite monoliths and jungle-covered mountains unite with the white beaches and blue sea and a hectic city atmosphere.
Brazil also boasts an infinite variety of beaches. Styles range from the urban setting of Rio’s Copacabana and Ipanema to isolated, unspoiled treasures along the north-eastern coast.
Last, but not least, is the Amazon Basin, a jewel of nature, of which part is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The jungle covers 60% of the nation’s land mass and has population of about 17 million. Twenty percent of the world’s freshwater reserves are found here and the area is responsible for more than 30% of the earth’s oxygen. These statistics are staggering and so too is the diversity of this ecosystem. The Amazon is home to 2/3 of all existing species on earth. Many activities are offered in this spectacular region of the world: