The most unusual natural attractions of Brazil
There is one interesting place in Brazil that does not cease to amaze the Brazilians themselves – it is the Parque Nacional dos Lencois Maranhenses National Park, on the territory of which there is a wonderful place where white sand dunes up to 40 meters high are adjacent to bright fresh lakes. Such a fantastic landscape spreads over 1550 square meters. Km! An interesting neighborhood of sand and water gives rise to amazing natural paintings.
In the waters of the Lencois area, life is in full swing: fish, shrimp, crabs and turtles inhabit bright blue ponds. From December to March, the dry season lasts here, when the surrounding air warms up to a temperature of + 36 ° degrees Celsius. During this period, some water bodies partially dry out, but during the rainy season
Lencois is blooming again.
Lencois Maranjensis is one of the most unusual and beautiful natural attractions of Brazil.
Kaymad Grandi Snake Island
In the south-east of Brazil, 35 km from the coast of the state of São Paulo, there is a small island of Ilha da Queimada Grande, with an area of about 0.43 km², which is forbidden to step on a person in his own interests, such as this is one of the most dangerous habitats serpent of the world – island botrops (Bothrops insularis).
Their poison acts instantly, causing rapid tissue necrosis. Few managed to survive after being bitten by such snakes. For this very reason, and also for the sake of preserving flora and fauna, visiting the island is prohibited by the authorities.
On the island of Keymada Grandi, Botrops feels like a sovereign master. Indeed, there are five of them per square meter here! These snakes crawl perfectly through the trees, and small birds are their prey. In addition to snakes on the island, almost no one lives, botrops do not really like neighbors.
Keymanda Grandi Island is closed to visitors, even the lighthouse is automatic, because the whole family of the caretaker of the old, ordinary lighthouse was destroyed by snakes.
If we would like to make a list of the most terrible vacation spots in the world, the island of Keymanda Grandi would rightfully take one of the first places in it.
Moon Valley “Vale da Lua”
The famous Moon Valley (Vale de Lua) is located in the National Park of Chapada dos Veadeyrus in the state of Goias in central Brazil.
The Moon Valley is one of the most unusual sights in Brazil, the landscape of which is really similar to the moon, for which it got its name.
The plateau on which the national park is located formed about 1.8 billion years ago. Local rocks are the oldest on Earth: they are only 2.5 times younger than the moon.
For many millennia, the waters of one of the oldest rivers on Earth – the San Miguel rivers have honed the natural quartz, from which the local rocks consist, to the most bizarre and unnatural forms.
Another point is the bizarre craters dotting the rocks of the Moon Valley. They formed in the valley for centuries, under the influence of water and wind. In some places, between the craters, there are remains of petrified plants.
Pantanal is one of the largest wetlands in the world. This huge nature reserve, located in Brazil, covers an area of approximately 230 thousand square meters. km and is the habitat of many species of insects, birds and animals, as well as a unique natural botanical garden (about 3,500 plant species).
In the rainy period, the water in Pantanal rises more than three meters, during this period you can travel here mainly by boat.
From April to November, the water level decreases, exposing the bottom of lakes and riverbeds, during this period the most convenient way to travel is by horseback riding or walking.
Pantanal is one of the most pristine places in the world where you can enjoy unity with nature, as well as one of the most colorful places in the world.