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Queimada dos Britos

Queimada dos Britos, located in the center of Lençóis Maranhenses, is an Oasis, one of the last refuges of the Cerrado that still resist the process of natural desertification.

Seu Manuel Brito discovered the place through the sand dunes until he got there and realized that he had discovered a true paradise hidden among the dunes, since then the Brito family lives there for many generations, they are called sand people.

The establishment of the National Park in 1981 did not disproportionate these families that became essential to tourists visiting the site, it is a base that provides lodging, water and food for walkers.

To get there you need to walk six to eight hours on the sand, no motor vehicle allowed.

Copyright: Marcio Cabral
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 28416x14208
Taken: 28/07/2019
Uploaded: 27/09/2019
Updated: 04/10/2019


Tags: queimada dos britos; oasis; desert; dunes; ocean; lagoons; paradise; mirage; lençois maranhenses; brasil; sunrise; aerial panorama
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