Florianopolis wonderful Brazilian Island.
Florianopolis wonderful Brazilian Island, the photo above is Joaquina beach which is famous throughout the world for surfing. Florianopolis is a wonderful Brazilian city, on January 11, 2009. Newsweek placed Florianópolis in the “Ten most dynamic cities of the world” list in 2006. Veja magazine, a Brazilian publication, named the city as “the best place to live in Brazil.
Barra da Lagoa Florianopolis.
This was a great place to stay, close to lots of good beaches.
Barra da Lagoa beach.
Barra da Lagoais a fishing village, surrounded by nature and a small town with services like restaurants, pharmacies, supermarkets, public transportation. Barra da Lagoa Beach has good waves, clear water and a tropical rain-forest, this makes Barra da Lagoa the kind of place you can easily loose track of time!
Barra da Lagoa
You can spend the afternoon fishing with the locals or explore trails that lead to natural pools and stunning sightseeing spots, simply relax and enjoy the sunset from Prainha, an almost private beach just two minutes away.
Barra da Lagoa
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Having fun with the friendly locals.
My friend Antonio in the blue cap is an extraordinary guy who I met in Florianopolis, in 1999 he rode a bicycle around the world representing UNICEF. His unbelievable journey resulted in meeting Pope Paul at the Vatican and Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan.
When in Brazil do as the locals do. 🙂
No dog so he walks his bird.
Reminds me of the song “Come Fly With Me”.
Old colonial buildings in the city.
These buildings remind me very much of Lisbon.
David Herd living like a king in Paradise.
Recently, Florianopolis has become one of the most popular destinations in Brazil for people who are looking for superb beaches, beautiful scenery, interesting culture and friendly people. It has also experienced a real estate boom, with Brazilians looking for a better quality of life away from the chaos of the big cities, especially from the states of São Paulo and Rio Grande do Sul.
Beautiful beaches everywhere in Flori.
The city proper currently has an estimated population of 420,000 people. The Greater Florianopolis Metro area is home to about 1 million people. Florianopolis is a wonderful Brazilian city which should go on the bucket list for anyone intending to visit this wonderful country.
A little slice of paradise.
Does my bum look big in this?
My apologies folks but this is a question women have been asking their husbands for years. 😆
Our apartment in Barra da Lagoa.
Only a short 10 minute stroll to the beach.
You don’t mess with these guys.
From what I have heard they are as mean as they look.
I would like to inspect the end of that tattoo.
This lovely lady worked on the beach at Barra da Lagoa.
Tall & tanned & young & lovely
Now that’s a girl worth following. 🙂
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I remember hearing this great Brazilian band for the first time 1n 1999 walking down the main street of Foz where the borders of three countries meet, Brazil, Paraguay & Argentina. Click on the photo below for another post on Brazil.