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What to See in Sao Luis - Brazil off the Beaten Path

What to See in Sao Luis - Brazil off the Beaten Path, Sao Luis, Brazil (B)

The city of Sao Luis is usually not included in the itinerary of foreign visitors coming to Brazil. It's completely off the beaten path and yet it can offer some beautiful, although neglected historical buildings in the city center and world class, unique natural phenomenon you can find nearby - the spectacular sand dunes of Lencois Maranhenses. It was actually Lencois Maranhenses (take a look at my post about it) that brought us to Sao Luis. We also met some friends that we had known before and who lived in Sao Luis now. Thanks to this, we had a chance to explore this unknown city deeper.

Right before landing in Sao Luis, we could admire the aerial views of the endless rain forest and the delta of the rivers flowing into the Atlantic Ocean. Moreover, if you're lucky with the clear skies, you can spot the amazing lakes among sand dunes of Lencois Maranhenses - the view will take your breath away (check my photos here).

Right after the arrival, at the Airport, we were greeted by the locals dressed in traditional costumes - it was the time right before the carnival - they were happy to pose for a photographs! Such a nice welcome into the city. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: What to See in Sao Luis - Brazil off the Beaten Path
Guide Location: Brazil » Sao Luis
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tomasz Lisowski
Read it on Author's Website: https://adventurous-travels.squarespace.com/posts/what-to-see-in-sao-luis-brazil-off-the-beaten-path
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Airport
  • Monument to the fisherman