The region of Cariri in Ceará is a privileged place, with regard to its location, because strategically located in the south of Ceará, it borders three states: Piauí, Pernambuco and Paraíba. Located in the south of the state, in the Cariri region, the Araripe Plateau is on the border between […]
Tourism and travel guide of the Baturité Massif located in the central hinterland of Ceará, composed of the municipalities of Pacoti, Palmácia, Guaramiranga, Mulungu Aratuba, Capistrano, Itapiúna, Baturité, Aracoiaba, Acarape, Redenção, Barreira and Ocara.
Baturité is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Ceará. Distance from Fortaleza: 106 km. Access can be made by the highways: CE 060 / CE 356.
The green landscape and humid climate make the region one of the most popular destinations for weekends. With an average temperature ranging from 20ºC to 22ºC – and a minimum of 17ºC, the scenery has a small strip of Atlantic Forest transformed into an Environmental Protection Area, which makes the region very suitable for ecotourism.
The cultural importance of Baturité can be better evaluated through the set of historical buildings, monuments, urban and rural houses and its religious constructions.
In 1883 Baturité declared the emancipation of its slaves in a ceremony held in the old Culture Building where today the Municipal Health Secretariat is located. Baturité has three distinct climatic varieties: mountain range, where the municipality is located, and hinterland.
The mountain range occupies 40% of the municipality’s territory with an area of Atlantic forest where waterfalls and trails are a delight for visitors.
Another source of income in the municipality is tourism, with great potential, but which still needs to be better explored. Baturité has an APA (Environmental Protection Area) in the remnants of Atlantic Forest in the municipality, trails, waterfalls, areas suitable for adventure sports and a great cultural heritage spread throughout the city as museums, monuments and centenary buildings. Among these we can highlight.
The green landscape of the Baturité Massif in Ceará and the humid climate make the region one of the most popular destinations for weekends. With an average temperature ranging from 20ºC to 22ºC – and minimum reaching 17ºC, the scenario has a small strip of Atlantic Forest transformed into an […]
Tropical flowers of exuberant beauty will adorn many parties this holiday season. Flower cultivation plays a key role in preserving varieties. Much of the beauty of Christmas parties in the southeast of the country depends on tropical flowers grown on a large scale in the Northeast. Pernambuco is the state that […]
Casa Grande & Senzala was the work that consecrated the Brazilian sociologist and writer Gilberto Freyre. This essay, released on December 1, 1933, addresses the formation and economic-social development of the Northeast during the colonial era. The author sees in the cultivation of sugar cane, in the middle of the […]
The São Jorge dos Erasmos Mill was the third sugar mill to be built in Portuguese America, in the center of the village of São Vicente, today in the São Paulo municipality of Santos. It was probably built around 1534 by order of Martim Afonso de Sousa, the donee of […]
From 1500 to 1822, from discovery to independence, Brazil exported goods worth a total of £586 million. In this total of values, to which production does the largest contingent belong? Gold, one might answer. No: gold contributed only 170 million. Coffee only started at the end, and in our balance […]
José Américo de Almeida (1887-1980) was a Brazilian writer and politician. His work “A Bagaceira”, started the Regionalist Generation of the Northeast. He was elected to the Brazilian Academy of Letters on October 27, 1966, occupying chair number 38. He was also a lawyer, university professor, folklorist and sociologist. José […]
The name rapadura, a variation of “raspadura” (from the verb raspar), originated from the scraping of the thick layers of sugar stuck to the walls of the pots used to make it. It is typical of the north-east of Brazil. Its use is extensive and varies according to the cultural […]
The electric trio of musicians Dodô and Osmar celebrated 64 years of existence in 2015, while axé turns 30. Without this sound truck, the Bahian Carnival would definitely not be the same. But those who frequent the circuits of the Bahian festival and are impressed by the structure of the […]
Jorge Amado was born on August 10, 1912, on the Auricídia farm, in the district of Ferradas, municipality of Itabuna, southern Bahia State. Son of cocoa farmer João Amado de Faria and Eulália Leal Amado. At the age of one, he went to Ilhéus, where he spent his childhood. He […]
Cachoeiras de Carolina is in Vale das Águas, extreme south of Maranhão, the scenery is paradisiacal. Carolina is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Maranhão. It is located in the south of the state, on the right bank of the Tocantins River. It is known for its several waterfalls. […]
Chapada das Mesas is an environmental protection area covering 160,046 hectares of Cerrado. Chapada das Mesas is composed of the municipalities of Imperatriz, Tasso Fragoso, Estreito, Carolina, Riachão, Balsas, Formosa da Serra Negra, Fortaleza dos Nogueiras, Itinga do Maranhão, Campestre, Alto Parnaíba, Açailândia in south-central Maranhão; The name comes from […]
Carnival, a festival of ancient Catholic tradition originating in Europe, is held annually in the three days before Lent. Introduced in Brazil by the Portuguese colonizers, it was known as Entrudo in the first centuries of colonial life. During this period, games were played with limes and lemons, or throwing […]
The Cultural Aspects of the Northeast Region are well known for its strong and striking cultural aspect. The Northeast Region of the Brazilian territory is composed by the states of Alagoas, Bahia, Ceará, Maranhão, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Piauí, Rio Grande do Norte and Sergipe. Its total area is 1,561,177km², similar to […]
The Northeast Region is the third largest region in Brazil and the largest in number of states, it has nine: Alagoas, Bahia, Ceará, Maranhão, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Piauí, Rio Grande do Norte and Sergipe. Its total area is 1,561,177km², similar to the area of Mongolia. The region has 3,338km of beaches, […]
Brazilian literature was born mature, expressing itself in the language of the 17th century – the baroque – and this is due to a writer from the Northeast, Gregório de Mattos. Since Gregório de Mattos, the northeastern letters exhibit an extraordinary vigor. The northeast region also consecrated a cultural phenomenon, […]