Brazil’s Northeast has everything to make it one of the most sought after vacation centers in the world, especially among travelers looking for perfect weather and even more perfect beaches. This is probably why for the residents of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, the Northeast is their number one vacation destination. In 2004 it will be the chance for the tourist to discover this part of Brazil, with charter operations starting in May to Natal, Recife and Salvador.
From São Luís, in the North, to the Bahia Basin, in the South, the Northeast has over 3,200 kilometers (2,000 miles) of virtually uninterrupted soft white beaches, while for the historically minded there is Salvador, the former Capital of Brazil with its 154 churches, most of which are treasured architectural masterpieces. Along the coast sit the towns of São Luís, Fortaleza, Natal, João Pessoa, Recife, Maceió, Salvador, and Porto Seguro.All of which have their own charm and a diverse selection of attractions which range from camel ridesover the dunes to state of the art water parks.
The Northeast is Brazil’s most folkloric region. Part of that folklore is the cuisine that has elevated the cooking of Brazil alongside that of France, Italy, China and Japan.
The Northeast covers 18% of Brazil and contains 29% of the population who live in the states of
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