Creating an Ecological Corridor in South Bahia

After Tambaba we decided to narrow down the kind of examples that we wanted to see. We focused on groups and people that work to protect what is left of the Atlantic Forest, while also contributing to generate income for the families that live in the surrounding areas that are to be […]

Creating an Ecological Corridor in South Bahia

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Bahia in Pictures

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From Recife to Trancoso

After Gloria do Goitá, we spent a week readjusting to modern life. We spent 4 days in Recife, working a lot and doing some sightseeing. We stayed with Dani and Victor, a very special 8-year-old, who taught us how to be children again! We played a lot: wrestling, running and exchanging football […]

From Recife to Trancoso

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What is good for the park, is good for its people

Since our arrival in the Chapada Diamantina National Park, we feel that its history represents a strong symbol for our search. The contrast between the diamond extraction on one hand and the conservation of nature on the other, combined with the ongoing challenge to reduce poverty teach important lessons for those who envision […]

What is good for the park, is good for its people

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João Batista: our super hero of the Chapada Diamantina

Once upon a time, there lived João Batista, our super hero of the Chapada Diamantina. Ever since he was a little boy, back in the mining days, he used to venture into the woods of the Chapada. And wandering through them he discovered many paths, among them the famous one leading to the […]

João Batista: our super hero of the Chapada Diamantina

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Hiking in the Chapada Diamantina

Source/ Fonte: http://www.infochapada.com/indexparque.htm

The National Park “Chapada Diamantina” (Diamond Mountain Plateau) is located in the heart of the Brazilian State of Bahia and covers 152.572 hectares of the Sincorá ridge. The Park was created in 1985 and includes the municipalities of Lençóis, Palmeiras, Andaraí, and the districts […]

Hiking in the Chapada Diamantina

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Photos from Piatã

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Facing the fear of bio

Ever since mankind decided that it is the center of the world, we have distanced ourselves from the other beings that also inhabit our planet. We began to see them as instruments for our welfare or obstacles to our comfort. We forgot that, no matter how small they may be, each being contributes […]

Facing the fear of bio

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Guardian of the Waters

It doesn’t seem real that we left the bus station at Belo Horizonte – MG only on February 1st. We’ve already met so many people along our path and seen so many special places that it seems impossible that everything happened in just 5 days.

Serra da Tromba in Piatã, Bahia

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Guardian of the Waters

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Bus or not bus?

We had a long discussion about the main means of transport we would be using during our trip. At the beginning we thought we should buy a car that would able to deal with off-road adventures. Then, we started to evaluate options for car rentals in order to avoid the bureaucracy of buying and […]

Bus or not bus?

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Second Tree Nursery of Natureza Bela

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With seedlings

Viveiro da Natureza Bela

Equipe da Natureza Bela

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