Travel Guides: Top Ten Places To Visit In Brazil

Ryan Shirley Travel Videos (March 2023) – Brazil, officially Federative Republic of Brazil, Portuguese República Federativa do Brasilcountry of South America that occupies half the continent’s landmass. It is the fifth largest country in the world, exceeded in size only by RussiaCanadaChina, and the United States, though its area is greater than that of the 48 conterminous U.S. states.

  1. Rio de Janeiro
  2. Pico Paraná
  3. Santa Catarina Mountains
  4. Pantanal Matogrossense National Park
  5. Iguazú Falls
  6. Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park
  7. Lençóis Maranhenses National Park
  8. Chapada Diamantina National Park
  9. Amazon Rainforest
  10. Fernando de Noronha

Brazil is the fifth most-populous country on Earth and accounts for one-third of Latin America’s  population. Most of the inhabitants of Brazil are concentrated along the eastern seaboard, although its capital, Brasília, is located far inland and increasing numbers of migrants are moving to the interior. Rio de Janeiro, in the eyes of many of the world, continues to be the preeminent icon of Brazil. The nation’s burgeoning cities, huge hydroelectric and industrial complexes, mines, and fertile farmlands make it one of the world’s major economies. However, Brazil struggles with extreme social inequalities, environmental degradationintermittent financial crises, and a sometimes deadlocked political system.

Tribute: ‘Peanuts’ Creator Charles M. Schulz (CBS)

CBS Sunday Morning (March 5, 2023) – Charles M. Schulz’s comic strip “Peanuts” continues to garner fans 23 years after the cartoonist’s death, from the lovable loser Charlie Brown to the dog with the greatest imagination, Snoopy. Correspondent Lee Cowan talks with Schulz’s widow, Jean, and with “Pearls Before Swine” cartoonist Stephan Pastis, about the timeless influence of the man they called “Sparky” and his beloved cast of characters.

Travel Films: The Amazon Rainforest In Ecuador

 Known as the Oriente, Ecuador’s Amazon Rainforest is home to truly astounding biodiversity, with more than 300 species of mammal, 800 species of fish and 350 species of reptile.

Occupying approximately one third of Ecuador’s land area, the Amazon basin lies to the east of the Andean Highlands. It’s easily accessed by visiting the main gateway city of Puerto Francisco de Orellana, which is more widely known as El Coca.

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Matt Arteaga

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