Destination: Brazil: Angra dos Reis
Imagine a boater’s paradise of small islands with deserted beaches and hidden coves sort of like the coast of Maine or the San Juan Islands, but then transport it to the tropics and swap the pines for palm trees and the cold Atlantic or Pacific waters for warm turquoise ones and you get an idea of the paradise of Angra. The coastline of Angra dos Reis is made up of more than 2,000 beaches and 365 islands, an archipelago of pristine waters with towering mountains of lush emerald green jungle. The Brazilians I spoke with don’t like to talk about Angra with foreigners; they would like their weekends in paradise to remain a hidden secret. After my visit it was very clear to me why.
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