Bahia: Old Town of Salvador
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Pelourinho, Salvador Bahia DJI Inspire2 Zenmuse X5S

Peu Ribeiro

Peu Ribeiro used a DJI Inspire 2 drone to create this stunning video of the Old Town of Salvador, Brazil.  Salvador is the largest city in the state of Bahia and it's the fourth largest city in the country as well as the largest in the officially recognized Northeast Region.  The historic city was "discovered" by the Spaniards in 1500 but settled by the Portuguese beginning in the mid-16th century.  It is one of the oldest European settlements in the Western Hemisphere.  

Fortaleza: Capital of Ceará
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Sunset in the City of Fortaleza, Brazil

Luiz Jr

Contributor Luiz Jr created this aerial video of his hometown of Fortaleza, Brazil.  Fortaleza is the capital of the state of Ceará in the northeastern region.  Fortaleza is one of the wealthiest cities in northeastern Brazil, and its port one of the busiest in the country.  It's one of the oldest European settlements anywhere in the western Hemisphere, even though it wasn't colonized in earnest by the Portuguese for some time after it was "discovered" initially by the Spanish.

Pernambuco: Recife
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Recife: The Venice of Brazil

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Here is an aerial look at the city of Recife, one of the largest cities in Brazil.  It's the capital of the state of Pernambuco, a small (area-wise) but densely populated state in the country's Northeastern region.  Recife is very near the easternmost extreme point of the country, and it has historically served (among other things) as the primary port for the country's massive sugar export trade.  As you'll see from the video, it's a colorful and cosmopolitan looking city.  

Paracuru Beach, Ceará
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Paracuru Beach - JUL2017

Luiz Jr

Contributor Luiz Jr. created this beautiful aerial video of one of the most well known beaches in Northeastern Brazil.  Paracuru Beach is in the state of Ceará, one of the larger states in this massive region that includes nine of Brazil's 26 states.  The beach has become a favorite for residents of Fortaleza, which lies just a bit over an hour's drive to the northwest.  Fortaleza is the state capital which is the fifth largest city in the country by population.

Rio Grande del Norte: Natal
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Video Fly - Natal, the beautiful capital of Rio Grande do Norte - Brazil

Video Fly

Natal, Brazil has the distinction of being the closest major city to Africa and Europe.  It's the capital of the state of Rio Grande del Norte, one of the nine states which make up the country's official Northeast Region. It's one of the 20 largest cities in the country and one of the top 3-4 in the Northeast Region.   Contributor Video Fly gives us a drone's eye view of the country, which is near the spot where Brazil was first "discovered" by Portuguese explorers around the turn of the 15th century.  

The Port of Fortaleza
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The Port of Fortaleza, Brazil

DCIMAGENS

Fortaleza is one of the oldest settlements in Brazil; it was actually "discovered" by the Spaniards but was not recognized as a Spanish discovery under the 1494 treaty that effectively divided the non-European world between Spain and Portugal.  Today it is one of the most important cities in Northeastern Brazil.  Its modest-sized port is Brazil's primary sugar export port and is increasingly being used as a cruise ship port of call, as you'll see in this drone video by DCIMagens.

Humpback Whales on Bahia's Coast
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Humpback Whales & Praia do Forte Coast, Bahia, Brazil

imoveisbrasilbahia

Parts of the northern Brazilian coast are legendary whale watching spots.  This is particularly true in the coast of the Northeast Region, where seasonal migration patterns can result in large populations of humpbacks and other species swimming in these Atlantic Ocean waters.  Contributor Iimoveisbrasilbahia was able to capture a group of these beautiful creatures off the Praia do Forte in the Bahia state, giving us this marvelous bird's eye view of these amazing sea mammals.   

Kiteboarding in Piauí
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Kiteboarding in a Tropical Mangrove Lagoon

Nuculeus

While Brazil's long Atlantic coastline does not have many large island of note, portions of it are dotted with tropical mangroves and lagoons.  These semi-protected waters are perfect for aquatic activities like kiteboarding.  Witness this beautiful drone video by Nuculeus.  It was shot in one of these lagoon area in the state of Piauí.  Located in northern Brazil, Piauí is a large state with a very short coastline.  It's one of the nine states which make up Brazil's official Northeast Region.

Bahia's Legendary Praia do Forte
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Praia do Forte, Brazil

imoveisbrasilbahia

Contributor and drone pilot imoveisbrasilbahia created this beautiful video of one of the most well known beach areas in northeastern Brazil.  Praia do forte is about an hour's drive up the coast (northeast) from Salvador, the capital of the state of Bahia and its largest city.  Praia do forte is known for its mangrove swamps and excellent surfing beaches, but more than anything for its whalewatching opportunities.  All are on display from a bird's eye view in this amazing video.

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