South America

The Mayans of the seas

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The Kunas are the first Indian tribe to have rights over their land in Latin America and today they run the region of Kuna Yala, where their ancestors always lived. This place is located in the southeast of Panama, more or less above Colombia, bathed by the turquoise Caribbean waters, also known as the archipelago of San Blas. These lucky Indians have the ri[...]

Hola, Uruguay!

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Uruguay is a small country full of charm that shares borders with Brazil and Argentina in the south of Latin America. Known for its quality education, its well-established and cutting-edge democracy (it was the first country in South America to legalize the use of marijuana and recognize same-sex marriage), these lands also have large coastal landscapes, wel[...]

Together we gained 20 KG!

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Brasil 2004 -- Catherina and I had a chance to be exchange students and we both ended up in 'Terra da Xuxa' Santa Rosa, Brasil. This is a very small town in the South of Brasil that we now hold close to our hearts. We met each other on our first day at school. We were in the same class. Thank God someone spoke English (the town was so small that there were [...]

Cumbuco – Brazilian Kitesurf Paradise

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Brazilian beaches are very famous worldwide and the practice of nautical sports is very usual along the coast. In the northeast region of this huge country you can find some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Therefore, there are hundreds of places where to practice Kitesurf. Today I’ll talk about one of these paradisiacal beaches: Cumbuco. This pl[...]

Cassino Beach - Surf, Kitesurf & SUP Spot

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Rio de Janeiro, Florianópolis or northern beaches are normally places that spring to someone's mind when thinking about Brazilians beaches. Of course, those are really beautifull places that you can find in any travel agency's catalogue. In this first post I would like to present a very special but not that famous spot in Brazil - even for Brazilians. This p[...]