Friday, April 07, 2006


First of all, SC stands for a state in south Brazil called Santa Catarina. SC is one of the most beautiful places in the Brazilian coast. Florianopolis is the capital of the state. Great looking beaches are an attraction for thousands of visitors that come to taste good food and nice lodges to stay. Along the coast there are a series of sierras adding a fantastic look and charm to the state. Serra Geral starts in a neighbor state called Rio Grande do Sul and goes north. Several national parks are located in Serra Geral, such as Aparados da Serra National park, Itambezinho National Park, Sao Joaquim Natinal Park.

Serra do Tabuleiro is a sierra situated near Florianopolis. It is a state park covering about 90 thousands hectares fo atlantic rain forests, campos in the higlands. There are several trails to practice trekking and wild camping. There we can see tapir , pumas, small cats, and pecaris footprints. It is a paradise for a birder where one can observe about 300 bird species, among them Black Hawk eagles, Ornate Hawk Eagles, tanagers, ovenbirds, antbirds, and many others.


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