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Trip Guide to Jericoacoara, Ceará, Brazil

João Canziani A new lodge at Fernando de Noronha.

Photo: João Canziani

Blink, and Jericoacoara—a four-hour drive west from the northeastern city of Fortaleza—could be mistaken for a Saharan desertscape. But the first glimpse of the cerulean waters beyond the Pôr do Sol, Jeris near-100-foot-high Sunset Dune, is anything but a mirage. Sand hills tower as high as buildings and the breeze can reach gale force from September to November.

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Destinations: Jericoacoara

Inspired by: Brazil's Hidden Beaches — by Kevin Raub, Published Dec. 2005

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    Vila Kalango

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    Café Brasil

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