By Nicholas Storey, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO - Porto Seguro is one of Brazil’s oldest tourist destinations, with many small hotels and charming beaches, stretching to ninety kilometers of coastline with coral reefs, bays and Atlantic forests. It has a very lively nightlife and shops stay open throughout the night. There is a wide variety of restaurants, from French to Italian and Japanese, and lanchonettes (snack bars) offering Brazilian food for sale by the kilogram.
The weather is dry and warm, with a rainy season from May to August. It attracts tourists from all over the world . . .