Known as the Paradise of Waters, the capital of Alagoas is famous for its beaches and natural pools of crystal clear warm green waters, which occupy 6 km of wooded waterfront with bike lane, sidewalk, tents. On the beaches of Jatiúca, Ponta Verde and Pajuçara, you can enjoy the city’s charm at any time of day. In addition to the […]
Still very close to Maceió, on the North Coast, it is possible to find beaches of unique beauty, many of them halfdeserted, and as the name of the region suggests, a natural wall of coral that mix biodiversity of marine life and dazzling colors. Ecological Route Tranquility on the beaches and simplicity in the fishing villages and local residents between […]
The mixture of the sea with the lagoons and rivers in Alagoas enchants from sunrise to sunset. Here, nature was generous, providing a breathtaking landscape, by making this region one of the most attractive and visited routes of the state. Beaches The Francês, Barra de São Miguel, Gunga, Jequiá da Praia, Coruripe and Feliz Deserto beaches are known for the […]
Through all regions the waters of the Velho Chico (Old Chico) run, one of the most important waterways in Brazil and South America. The river bathes 5 states in the country, and, in Alagoas, it carries out the beauty and the identity of those who live on its banks, revealing the contrasts of the Hinterland scenarios. Trails In the riverside […]
The region that represents the most symbolic place of freedom struggle of blacks in Brazil is also a place of direct contact with nature in the rich reserves of the Atlantic Forest. The cultural richness of the quilombos is in the history books throughout Brazil. To see and feel closely the energy of a place that is synonymous to struggle, resistance […]
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The raw material represents Alagoas. Besides removing from the cattle, the extraction also occurs from fish, such as tilapia. The products result of skillful and creative hands are shoes, bags, sandals and hats that protect from the intense sun in the hinterland. The charming pieces have high durability and are always in fashion, after all, valuable culture is always good taste.
The braided vegetable fibers result in beautiful ornamental products such as baskets, rugs, mats and hats. After extraction of the fibers, they are handled manually by artisans themselves and, after drying, they are woven. From the coconut trees, the banana trees, the ”taboa”, the ouricuri a kind of palm tree even from the liana items that enchant are made.
Alagoas is a reference in weaving threads and developing unique pieces that delight the world. The hands of lacemakers are export type. The “file” lace, a type of embroidery genuinely from Alagoas, in addition to the “redendê” on towels, the patchwork of table runners and delicate “full point” and bobbin lace shape the handmade pieces. The “good night” point comes alive in linen and so, thread by thread, the pieces get to be like our people.
The species of wood are the most varied from north to south of the state. In each region, the master craftsmen carve the raw pieces, turning them into religious images, animals from the fauna of Alagoas, besides the iconic and symbolic figureheads that, according to tradition, protects those who navigate the waters of the Velho Chico.
The mud texture would go unnoticed in its raw form, but clay when mixed carefully to water results in beautiful decorative objects such as vases, dolls and sculptures. Plastic art, simple and rustic, portrays the countryman, the dances, the folklore, the beliefs and the religiosity of the land.
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