Brazil Cultural

BRAZILIAN CULTURE & THE ATLANTIC FOREST ECOSYSTEM

TRAVEL WORKSHOP in PRAIA DO FORTE, BAHIA ~ BRAZIL


SMALL GROUPS WELCOME AT ANY TIME


~ This workshop offers students and travelers a general introduction to Brazilian Culture and the Atlantic Forest Ecosystem through several on-site presentations, activities and visits during a week long stay in Praia do Forte, Bahia, Brazil

~ Participants will become acclimatized to Brazil—home to one of the most fascinating cultures and natural environments in the world, by immersing themselves in one of the most spectacular, charming and safe destinations in Brazil today

~ The small fishing town of Praia do Forte, 50 km. north of Salvador’s International Airport, combines a fascinating colonial heritage with rich cultural traditions, 8 miles of pristine beaches and the stunning Atlantic Forest ecosystem

~ The workshop also serves as a practical introduction to Brazil for those interested in visiting, traveling or living in the country

ECOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES

Humpback Whale Watching Expedition (July to October)
Trekking in Sapiranga’s Atlantic Forest Reserve
Canoeing the Mouth of the Pojuca River
Observing Sea Turtles and Monkeys
Bird Watching
Beach and Dune Exploration
Snorkeling amongst Tropical Fish

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Capoeira Instruction
Local Cuisine and Fruit Juices Preparation
Afro-Brazilian Dance
Brazilian Music and Portuguese Language
Tour of Garcia D’Avila’s Castle
DVDs, Film Projections & Multimedia Support
Helping Locals Practice their English

WORKSHOP ACCOMODATIONS

Stay in great Hotels or in private summer houses:
From a five start hotel to the nicest hostel in town
Transportation from and to Salvador’s airport

FEE

For groups, please, contact us
Open to students and travelers with Brazilian visas

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Yoga, Soccer, Beach Volley, Diving, Surfing, Fishing, Horse Riding, Painting, Weaving

CERTIFICATE

After completion of program, participants receive a Workshop Certificate (40 hours) from Brazil Cultural

WORKSHOP DIRECTOR

Dr. Javier Escudero, a specialist on Brazilian Culture and former Associate Professor at Penn State, with an exceptional curriculum as a scholar and director of educational and cultural programs in Brazil

SERVICE LEARNING

If you are interested in getting involve in a service learning project in Bahia, after your stay in Praia do Forte, we can try to help you out to look for possible opportunities on your field or area of interest

FOR APPLICATION AND OTHER INFORMATION PLEASE WRITE TO

study@brazilcultural.com

FLIGHT INFORMATION

Look for direct flights to Salvador International Airport from Miami and other major American cities with companies such as TAM, American Airlines, Delta or United, among others

VISA

Brazilian authorities requires a visa for Americans visiting Brazil. For more information on how to get a tourist visa, please visit: www.brasilemb.org

WEATHER

Expect temperatures between 70 to 90 degrees, sunny days to go to the beach and also some rainy days

DRESS RECOMMENDATIONS

Bring light clothes for tropical weather, good walking-trekking shoes, hat or cap, poncho or light rain jacket

TRAVEL AND MEDICAL INSURANCE

Participants should purchase their own Travel and Medical Insurance

MONEY

Count on spending some money. In town, you could cash money using your ATM, change money or pay with debit and credit cards

Contact us if you have any questions

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Click on PHOTOS to see pictures of Praia do Forte

An intelligent, healthy, adventurous and fun way to discover and
learn about Brazil!


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Please, see some testimonials about our work under the section About Us

Professional references available upon request

For more information, please e-mail us

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