By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter
PARANÁ, BRAZIL – Stretching down Brazil's eastern seaboard, the Serra do Mar is a picturesque mountain range which makes up part of the Mata Atlântica - a mix of lush, tropical forest, savanna, and drier woodland. The area provides an exotic, energetic feel of a jungle - and is perfect for the more adventurous hiker.
Pico Paraná is the highest mountain in Brazil's Região do Sul (Southern region), located in Paraná near the border with . . .