Porto Seguro, Bahia, Brazil

 
Porto Seguro, located in the South of the State of Bahia, 750 km from El Salvador, is a popular tourist place with wonderful beaches. Its climate is an eternal spring (18 to 30 ° the whole year) and the kindness and the hospitality of its inhabitants are essential to a quiet life or to live when we decide not to work any more. There are a large number of hotels and motels and small houses near the beach to rent with a “Brazilian” atmosphere and the feet on the sand and into sea. At the seaside, you have plenty of bars where it is possible to spend the whole day, with toilets, showers, a beautiful shade under palm trees, necessary especially in the full sunny days and you can use the facilities with a required consumption. The city has everything you need, stores of any kind, no worries, everything is at your hand. You can visit the historic centre or take guided excursions to know the region and the other beaches nearby. At night, you have full of activities as: bars, restaurants, discos, shows of capoeira (Brazilian typical dance), etc.

Tips

Before you install in a bar on the beach, ask the waiter what, it is the consumption required to avoid surprises. If you want to spend the whole day, it’s worth it because you will be very well served and you’ll have all that is necessary on the spot, no need to worry about leaving your belongings when you go to the sea because people in the bar will check them for you.
It is better not to bring nothing to eat or drink at the beach because due to the hot weather, you can not keep your food in good conditions. Bars serve fresh and natural juices throughout the day and it is not expensive even like eating typical food as fish and vegetables. Healthy and delicious food.
If you want to buy souvenirs, the beach is a nice place to do it because there are many artisans that sell their products directly on the spot or vendors who bring them to your hands. Note that it is still possible to have a price reduction by asking. Brazilian cotton is very good and fabrics are generally well resistant and colors hold really well.
If you are a bit far from the beach, note that you can arrange a price with a taxi driver who will take you and will pick you up at the time indicated to bring back you to your hotel. You will go much more comfortable than by bus and at the time you want.

Trinity Bay, Quebec, Canada

Trinity Bay (Baie-Trinité)  is a municipality of Quebec in the Regional Municipality of Comté de Manicouagan on the North Coast. The village was named like that in honor of the Holy Trinity and it has a little more than 450 inhabitants. Located approximately at 721 km from Montreal and 495 km from Quebec City. The main economic activity is forest explotation, followed by the fishing and processing of sea products. It is also famous for its beaches and its thick forest that borders the river St-Laurent. ‘Les Îlets-Caribou and ‘Pointe-des-Monts’ lighthouse (at 10 km from the village) are also part of the municipality of Baie-Trinité. The lighthouse is located where the river becomes gulf; It was built in 1830 and it guided the ships from the Gulf of St-Laurent to Quebec. It was also witness of many shipwrecks. This rocky outcrop is frequented by large marine mammals including the blue whale and the white-sided dolphin.

Tips

If you go in Spring, you can practice a little common type of fisheing where you can pick up all “the caplan that rolls’ as you can. This small silver fish illuminates the waters of the gulf, shimmering in the moonlight.
If you like, you can also spend the night in the old lighthouse keeper’s house, in the house or in a tent. If you’re lucky, you could listen to the night concert of the breaths of whales. And in addition it may be that your concert coincides with the multicolored lights of the boreal auroras in the sky.
Take the Anse-aux-bouleaux trail, you’ll have a beautiful panoramic view and an abundance of cetaceans will be at your fingertips. You can also have a picnic on the edge of St-Laurent.
Here you will find toilets, platform tents, benches and tables, bicycles support and interpretive panels of the environmental place.

St. Barts, Antilles, Caribe

Saint-Barthélemy is a French island in the Antilles and an overseas community since July 15th, 2007, before that it was a municipality and a district dependent on the Overseas Department of Guadeloupe. It is also known as St-Bartths or St. Barts (by English speakers). Located at 230 km northwest of Guadeloupe, and 25km southeast of St. Martin. It is a mountainous island composed primarily of volcanic rocks, with a 32-meters cost and surrounded by numerous islets. It’s called ‘a dried island’ because of its bedrock composition, the low precipitation and an old deforestation so drinking water is not sufficient for its inhabitants so it must be imported (bottles) or the one provided through the tap is desalinated seawater and they also use harvested rain water. The inhabitants work especially on fishing, raising goats, the salt harvest, the cultivation of cotton and indigo. Its underwater environment is rich in corals (51 species and 31 different kinds). Tourists appreciate especially its white sandy beaches and its rustic landscapes. The largest area is Gustavia. Its economy is based on luxury tourism and construction; it is also a free port. To see: the battery Swedish Fort Gustav III, the Swedish belltower, the Catholic Church, the House of Governors, among others (all in Gustavia).

Tips

It is the perfect sun destination; 27 ° C of average, peaks at 35 ° C and rarely less than 20 ° C. Ideal for the ‘ dolce farniente’, the total relax.
On the other hand, if you are active, you will also find activities to do: diving, fishing, windsurfing, surfing, excursions on boat, jet skiing, kite surfing, etc.
If you like shopping, you are in the right place. St. Barts is known as a paradise to make purchases of luxury goods. You will find a multitude of shops with all the major brands.
In the culinary sense, you’ll be also surprises with a variety of French and Caribbean restaurants.