WORLD DISCOVERY ADDICT

This blog tell about my travels all around the world, discovering islands, lagoons, active volcanoes, cities and meeting people.

08 février 2009

RIO DE JANEIRO, THE TIJUCA FOREST

After some days in Copacabana tumult we were hoping for more peaceful and more greenery. Despite its size, Rio has the particularity to have said it, the largest urban forest in the world: the Tijuca Forest. After colonization, the Portuguese settlers began to cultivate coffee, and little by little mountainous region of Rio, previously covered by Atlantic forest were cleared and planted with tea and coffee. May be aware of the ecological disaster that is occurring (erosion, drought), Emperor... [Lire la suite]
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