Rio de Janeiro - Travel sites and Tourist Guide for Gringos
Many want to leave Rio for a few days and northeast of Rio is a peninsula Búzios. It is an exclusive resort that extends out into the ocean with 23 beaches and is known as “Rio’s Saint-Tropez”. It iss one of the hottest beaches throughout Brazil – Búzios was originally settled by European pirates and slave traders and elected as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
Outside the peninsula you have swimming turtles and humpback whales and it was not so long ago a humpback whale stranded on Praia de Geribá.