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Feb 27, 2007 - Fernando De Noronha
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2007. FERNANDO DE NORONHA, BRAZIL. After a one hour flight from Recife (Varig Brasil, 771 Reals round trip ~$385), we have arrived on Fernando De Noronha, the main and only populated island in an archipelago off Brazil's northeast coast. The diving and beaches are supposed to be the best in Brazil, if not all of South America. There is also a huge pod of dolphins that live in the area. Our plan is to spend five days enjoying and exploring the islands before returning to Recife. * * * TUESDAY-SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27-MARCH...Jump to full entry
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Fernando de Noronha is a well kept secret of Brazil. If you ever have a chance to go it's really worth the effort. It is a protected archepelego about 250 miles from the northeast coast of Brazil. Created by a volcano, the water goes to two or three thousand feet around the outside of the island. There is an immigration tax of about $10 per day that goes toward preservation of the surrounding landscape and wildlife and apparently there is a limit to the number of...
Mar 12, 2006 - The Legendary Fernando de Noronha
Alex, my portuguese teacher in London, told me about this place. Then along the way, I heard more and more stories about how beautiful it was here. The Legend grew. An hour and 20 minute flight from Recife brings you to FdN, a small group of islands off the coast of Brazil. The big draw here is the diving... as I was to find out, there is some snorkelling but only to look at fish, no magnificent coral to gawp at I'm afraid. The beaches are vast, the surfing (if you can do it) good and the main island is hilly. First day I met up with...Jump to full entry
Mar 10, 2005 - Brasil - Fernando de Noronha
Fernando de Noronha - a paradise island about 400km off the coast of Natal. 17 square kilometres in size and full of wildlife, being environmentally protected. We had been told so much about this island and we had been getting excited about going. We were transported in a little propeller airplane and transfered to our Pousada (Floresta e Mar), arriving at about lunchtime. In the afternoon we had a little walk around and went to our contact on the island to book tours and diving. In the evening we ate at a creperie which did a fantastic...Jump to full entry