Paraty, Brazil

Founded in 1597, Paraty was formally established as a town by Portuguese colonizers in 1667.  A short drive from the most populated cities, located on the Costa Verde, Paraty offers lush mountains, beautiful beaches, art

The Meeting of the Waters (Manaus, Brazil)

Less than 10 kilometers from the bustling city of Manaus in northern Brazil, the Meeting of the Waters (Encontro das Águas) is a confluence between two Amazon River tributaries, the Rio Negro and the Rio Solimões.