• Arena das Dunas Stadium in Natal

    Arena das DunasThe Estadio Arena das Dunas, literally “Dunes Arena,” is the culmination of a 3-year project in the city of Natal, to serve as one of the playing venues for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The stadium was designed by renowned sports architect Christopher Lee, who says that this is one of his finest pieces of work.

    History of Arena das Dunas in Natal

    This visual spectacle of a stadium is built on the same ground that the Estadio Joao Claudio de Vasconcelos Machado once stood. Better known as the Machadão, the previous stadium hosted titanic clashes for the major teams in Natal and its sounding areas. ABC, Alecrim and America all enjoyed this venue in their more successful days in the Brazilian top flight. However, in order for Natal to become one of the host cities for 2014 FIFA World Cup, a grander and more modern venue was required.  (more…)

  • 15 Facts you need to know about the World Cup in Brazil

    FIFA World Cup Brasil 2014The 2014 FIFA World Cup is now less than a month away, with final squads being announced and more specific details about the tournament being announced. With so much information coming in it all seems a little too much to take in. We have therefore taken the liberty to gather the 15 most important facts you will need to know about Brazil.

    15 Facts about the World Cup 2014 in Brazil

    #1 The most important thing to know are the countries participating in the tournament. By regional groupings qualifying as follows:  (more…)

  • Natal: Sun of the City in Brazil

    Beach of Genipabu - Natal - Rio Grande do NorteIn Portuguese “Natal” means “Christmas”. Natal, is the capital city of the state “Rio Grande do Norte” in Brazil and well known as “sun of the city in Brazil”. It has area of 170 km². Natal can be rapidly turning into of the main holidaymaker destinations withinside Brazil. Each pertaining to Brazilians and for foreigner holidaymakers. It´s clear to see the key reason so how come. Natal provides beautiful beach locations, azure along with comfortable sea, dunes as well as sunshine the whole calendar season.

    The particular famous area of the city provides stored structures which date from the time of the colonisation. The “Wise King’s Fortress” firstly developing within the town, is right now ready to accept visitation.Throughout the 17th century, Natal had been penetrated along with occupied with the Dutch. Now, through the Second World War, it offered being a base for U.S. Military as well. That aspect is usually resembled in the city of Natal.

    Before you go in the open seek of sunlight for the shorelines, dunes and avocado groves which stretch out the size of the actual seacoast associated with “Rio Grande do Norte”, it can be really worth visiting a couple of monuments to get a greater idea of this place that has been thus increasingly fought.  (more…)