A Travel and tourism and Meta they came together to show who is doing tourism in Brazil, but in a different way. From Santa Catarina to Maranhão, we have gathered a handful of people who understand the few places where they live. It is not uncommon for some of the best memories of a destination to be the guide who takes us on a tour or the owner of a store, who, in addition to being friendly, has that advice out of the box. . Yes, it’s about people.
Starting today, you will meet six entrepreneurs who are the soul of the places where they live. Besides the fact that they understand the art of hospitality like few others, they will take you to neighborhoods, beaches, festivities and corners that are real discoveries. Every week, always on Thursdays, you will watch the story of each of them in the series NEXT STOP, which will be displayed on the channel VT on Facebook and Instagram. In each episode you will have a complete report on the site with all the tips to enjoy the best of each destination. Read below a brief profile of each of the entrepreneurs. The hard part is you don’t want to pack.
POMERODE AND EUROPEAN VALE by Maicon Mohr, Seledon Cyclotourism
Santa Catarina is home to a region where German and Italian cultures intersect, and sometimes one wonders: is this Brazil? And in what is now known as the European Valley Maicon Mohr he opened his own cycling company and started leading groups through incredible landscapes, such as the Enxaimel Route in Pomerode. The most German city in Brazil has been chosen by the UN as one of the best tourist villages in the world. Maicon will take you to an amazing waterfall! Click below to watch:
Read all about Pomerode and the European Valley
GOIÁS CITY by Milena Curado, from Cabocla Criações
Fashion with purpose is the project designed by Milena Cured in one of the most charming colonial cities in the country. the delicacy of the embroidery on clothes and pillows depicting cerrado landscapes and the poems of Cora Coralina have a very emotional social project behind them. The hands that weave each piece belong to the imprisoned men who have come to earn work, income, remission of sentence and citizenship. On top of that, Milena takes us through the most charming corners of the old capital of Goiás. Click below to watch:
Read all about Goiás
MARAGOGI by Moacir Souza, from Porto do Sol
A quintessential family destination, Maragogi is home to the most famous natural swimming pools in Brazil. he went there Moacir Souza, Moah and Paty, his wife, moved with their suitcases and gourds and opened a business that turned into a fever, renting water bikes. In the following video, Moah talks about the best parts of the beach there and offers a safe tip to never be frustrated in the natural pool tour.
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SALVADOR of Porto Jr., of the Casa di Maré
Take a dose of syncretism, add a touch of African culture, combine it with an urbanity of contrasts, mix everything and the result is nothing less than a lot of focus. Looking for this combination Porto Jr. opened in the heart of Pelourinho and with a branch in Solar do Unhão, what he called “urban quilombo”. It is not a hostel, but a place where black culture pulsates and people are invited to actively participate. Porto talks about traditional places like Porto da Barra, but it will take you to surprising and less contested corners.
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OLINDA by Guilherme Guimarães, from the Arts of Brazilian Imagination
In Alto da Sé, in one of the most beautiful and photogenic parts of Olinda, Guilherme Guimarães welcomes visitors to his shop / gallery for a true journey through the crafts of the Northeast. The beautiful mansion with a beautiful garden is full of pieces that carry a lot of history. Her curator aims to tell the trajectory of each artist and to spread Brazilian folk art more and more. In the video, Guilherme also talks about his favorite places in Olinda and the best time to visit the city.
Video premiere: 05/12
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CHAPADA DAS TABLES by Vilmar Lieber, of the Cia. of the Closed Ecoturism
The most accessible and democratic of chapadas reserves surreal landscapes, consisting of a menu of waterfalls, natural pools and unique geological formations. With the luggage of someone who knows the place like the back of your hand, Dear Wilmar he has a travel agency and collects a basket with impressions from the hundreds of people he has guided for up to 6 days of activities. One of the places visited is so surprising that it moves some to tears. Want to know which one? Don’t miss the video.
Video premiere: 19/05
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