Pedra Balao, Pocos de Caldas

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Although it was formed by wind and rain erosion some 60 million years ago, the neatly stacked rocks of Pedra Balao (Stone Balloon) look for all the world like some giant has carefully position them there. Climb on top for a breathtaking panorama of the lush surrounding landscape. Plan your visit to Pedra Balao and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Pocos de Caldas vacation generator.
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  • Nice place and Nice, but there's not much to do. Don't nominate too to go with child because of the rocks that are a little high, it is kind of dangerous.
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  • It's worth checking out the arrangements of nature, a stone inesplicavel on top of another like a balloon made by force of nature thousands of years
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  • I loved it and I was surprised with the natural beauty of the place, a place of great peace and tranquility. Ideal to reflect on life, take some pictures and enjoy the nature.
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  • It is more difficult to reach than climbing on rock. The access is done by car. And climb up the stone Balloon just follow a path of Red Earth beat with some steps, climb some rocks, climb a ladder and ready, you're on top of the stone balloon. The place has a beautiful view. I went early in the morning, some 8:30 had mt fog, wind and the sawmill, what ended up making more leverage. Worth going to!
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  • Place of difficult access to who is on foot, the stone balloon by itself isn't worth the ride, but the site offers other types of attraction, such as horseback riding and zip line
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  • Beautiful, but much changed by the hand of man. Natural has only the same stone, the rest and more eucalyptus eucalyptus ...
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The largest choice of accommodations in Pocos de Caldas lies in the attractive, well-designed town center by Rio Pardo and Rio Lambari. Along the main boulevards, find grand hotels and international chains, offering mid-range to luxury rooms and a good variety of perks, such as swimming pools, restaurants, and bars. Alternatively, check out simpler hotels in the area's side streets, along with budget options like hostels and pousadas (guesthouses).
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