Serra do Lenheiro, Sao Joao del Rei

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  • July 11, 2017
    We went to visit the rock paintings of Sierra Lenheiro by São João del Rei. We hired the services of the Agency Directions on routes and had the Dalton as our guide (a staff person and very knowledgeable of local history). The hike/ascent is not too heavy, but I recommend not to elderly or very young children. Worth it!! By sight, by the paintings and history!
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  • July 8, 2017
    My husband and I (we're not adept at making tracks) we love the ride. The degree of difficulty is low. Is in an area of climbing training and army need to go with a guide. We went with the company's Direction in Jadir Routes. Go with sneakers and comfortable clothes. Bring water. He leads you to the cave drawings. Pity that Brazil doesn't appreciate that and have no study about them. Just think of 5000, 9000 years. Also has no type of protection for the drawings, only a fence that does not protect them from vandalism, i.e. at any time drawings can disappear by any recklessness and if losing years of history. A shame.
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  • June 22, 2017
    The saw comes with almost all train travel between St. John Del Rei and Tiradentes. The view is breathtaking
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