Big Five Tours & Expeditions, Inc.
Precious Journeys Brazil – Complimentary Dual Sim Global Travel Phone
Enjoy a journey through the undiscovered areas of Brazil. Your trail follows the path of the 18th century gold towns including Mariana, home to the mines of Portuguese royalty. Your visit includes the colonial city of Ouro Preto and the artisan district of Pamphulha. This year, Rio is once again the site of a sustainability conference, the Rio +20, the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, which builds upon the 1992 Rio Earth Summit where the pattern was set for the sustainable development of today. While there, don’t forget to savor the views from atop Rio’s Corcovado Mountain on a private tour and visit the120-foot statue of Christ the Redeemer statue. Discover Belo Horizonte, and its Pampulha District, famous for the works of three of Brazil’s renowned artists, who helped create the neighborhoods around its manmade lake. Explore Ouro Preto’s well-preserved Portuguese colonial architecture, its 18th- and 19th-century churches decorated with gold and the sculptured works of Aleijadinho. Visit other fascinating gold towns including Marina and Sabará, founded in 1711, was one of the most productive gold mines at the time.
Available through Sep 30, 2012.