Brazil / Rio

Brazil officially the Federative Republic of Brazil is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

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At 8.5 million square kilometers and with over 211 million people, Brazil is the world’s fifth-largest country by area and the sixth most populous. Its capital is Brasília, and its most populous city is São Paulo.

The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states and the Federal District. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas;

It is also one of the most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations, due to over a century of mass immigration from around the world.

Bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east, Brazil has a coastline of 7,491 kilometers.

It borders all other countries in South America except Ecuador and Chile and covers 47.3% of the continent’s land area.

Its Amazon River basin includes a vast tropical forest, home to diverse wildlife, a variety of ecological systems, and extensive natural resources spanning numerous protected habitats.


This unique environmental heritage makes Brazil one of 17 megadiverse countries, and is the subject of significant global interest and debate regarding deforestation and environmental protection.

Brazil was inhabited by numerous tribal nations prior to the landing in 1500 of explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral, who claimed the area for the Portuguese Empire.

Brazil remained a Portuguese colony until 1808, when the capital of the empire was transferred from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro. In 1815, the colony was elevated to the rank of kingdom upon the formation of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves.

Independence was achieved in 1822 with the creation of the Empire of Brazil, a unitary state governed under a constitutional monarchy and a parliamentary system. The ratification of the first constitution in 1824 led to the formation of a bicameral legislature, now called the National Congress.

The country became a presidential republic in 1889 following a military coup d’état. An authoritarian military junta came to power in 1964 and ruled until 1985, after which civilian governance resumed. Brazil’s current constitution, formulated in 1988, defines it as a democratic federal republic.

Due to its rich culture and history, the country ranks thirteenth in the world by number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Brazil is considered an advanced emerging economy. It has the ninth largest GDP in the world by nominal, and eight by PPP measures.

It is one of the world’s major breadbaskets, being the largest producer of coffee for the last 150 years.

It is classified as an upper-middle income economy by the World Bank and a newly industrialized country, with the largest share of global wealth in Latin America. Brazil is a regional power and sometimes considered a great or a middle power in international affairs.

On account of its international recognition and influence, the country is subsequently classified as an emerging power and a potential superpower by several analysts. Brazil is a founding member of the United Nations, the G20, BRICS, Union of South American Nations, Mercosul, Organization of American States, Organization of Ibero-American States and the Community of Portuguese Language Countries.

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Shirley MacLaine (born Shirley MacLean Beaty; April 24, 1934)  is an American film, television and theater actress, singer, dancer, activist and author.

An Academy Award winner, MacLaine received the 40th AFI Life Achievement Award from the American Film Institute in 2012, and received the Kennedy Center Honors for her lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts in 2013. She is known for her New Age beliefs, and has an interest in spirituality and reincarnation. She has written a series of autobiographical works that describe these beliefs, document her world travels, and describe her Hollywood career.

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Swimming and relaxing in istanbul?? It’s possible now

If you plan to visit Istanbul… If you want to go to the beach in instanbul…yes…in Istanbul… Not easy to find a place for swimming?’s not easy..But with

Satellite’s team tried it and …it’s a REAL pleasure . You can beleive us.

a whole day spent on this fantastic boat and also swimming in Marmara beach in 3 wonderful points; 3 stops (For every stop => around 1 hour / 1 hours 30 ( around the princess islands).

Security, foods, drinks etc.. are available

Oh one more thing: We had the chance to see DOLPHINS
Amazing !!

We loved it and we are posting this ( it’s not an advertising..we received “no money” for this) It’s just that the istanbulswimmingtours and also the “before toursim agency” (in charge of this tour) deserve this post here

It’s a brand new formula launched by Begore agency in May 2014 . So don’t bother yourself..It’s not available in tourism guides…Just go and try it before the others..Before they talk about in guides and you will have to book a log time before..They are the only one to offer such formula in istanbul .. So take advantage of this to try it now.

Don’t say that you don’t know We informed you ( and Radiosatellite is here to inform also )

Best wishes dear listeners and readers.

Pierre from Satellite team





Si vous envisagez visiter Instabul cet été : Il faut A TOUT PRIX
ne pas rater le tour en bateau qui vous permettra de nager en pleine mer ( sécurisée ) de Marmara.

Il n’est pas évident d’aller à la plage à Istanbul… A chaque fois, nous nous posons la question.. Ok nous allons à Istanbul mais la mer?? où nager?? Le bosphore?? Non.. Alors comment?

Notre team a essayer “istanbul swimming tour”… En fait c’est un mix de relax, bronzage sur le bateau très spacieux et possédant toutes les commodités pour passer des journées entières…

Donc c’est un mix de relax et de natation. En 3 points bien précis, bien propres, bien sécurisés ( il y a des flotteurs pour ceux / celles qui le souhaitent).

3 arrêts pour natation ( 1h30 environ par arrêt)istanbul 4

Une sublime journée passée à bord de ce navire, à l’équipage professionnel. D’ailleurs, certains d’entre nous ont pu piloter le bateau
(sous le contrôle du capitaine évidemment) mais ce fut une super expérience.

De 09h00 à 18h00 de natation et de relax avec de super beaux paysages…

Cela vaut le coup..




Notre team souhaiter faire la navette vers d’autres mers mais il nous fallait 2 heures de route par autobus) . Du coup, nous avons opté pour cette formule de loin plus interessante..Surtout qu’ils sont les seuls à Istanbul à proposer ce genre de formule pour nager et profiter d’un bateau.. ( qui n’a pas eu envie de posséder son propre bateau pour 1 jour au moins , pour en profiter??)

Dernier point: Ce n’est pas du tout une publicité. Nous n’avons rien encaissé . C’est juste que nous voulons rendre honneur à une équipe
qui fait le maximum pour que cette promenade soit un succès.

Un succès qui fait la glore du tourisme à Istanbul
Un succès qui fait le bonheur des clients que nous sommes

N’hésitez pas …C’est tout nouveau comme formule (vous ne la trouverez pas dans les guides pour l’instant ) et cela vaut VRAIMENT le détour.

Sur ce, nous vous souhaitons une bonne journée /soirée et de bonnes vacances

Pierre de radio Satellite 

Pierre from radiosatellite

Pierre from radiosatellite