from the publicity for the tour:
The beauty of the coast of Santa Catarina: Beautiful landscapes
of rich diversity: sand beaches, cliffs, native tropical forest,
mangroves, lagunas, islands and waterfalls. A dream for nature
intense experience with nature, with the sea and with your body.
The purpose of this tour is to dive into nature, revitalize in
contact with the four elements: Hiking
on beaches and cliffs, in the native forest, to waterfalls ; Bathing
in the sea and in waterfalls ; Resting outdoors, contemplating
the beauty of nature, of the rich flora, of birds. Letting the
subtle forces of nature penetrate us ; Lunching
in the open
a single inn, we will go every day to a different place, meeting
little by little the different aspects of this rich environment.
A typical day is: Getting up, breakfast ; Ride by car until the
beginning of the hiking ; Hiking and contemplation of nature,
bath ; Picnic ; Hiking and contemplation of nature, bath ; Ride
back to the inn ; Dinner,
of the hiking will be planned according to the capacity and the
desire of the members of the group.
Jean Claude, born in France and living in Brazil since 1986, integrates
both the Brazilian and the European culture. He speaks Portuguese,
French, English, German, Spanish and Russian. He has a long experience
of traveling long distances by foot in Europe and in Brazil, and
is developing a net of hiking trails in Santa Catarina. He puts
emphasis on group solidarity, respect for the body and physical
capacity of each member of the group, respect to nature and to
the local population. An aspect of his work is helping dealing
with ones fear of nature.
below are from the actual week, and all taken by Jean Claude.