Resort Plaza Caldas da Imperatriz

Address: Estrada Geral s/n, Km 04 , Santo Amaro da Imperatriz, State of Santa Catarina, 88140, Brazil | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Estrada Geral s/n, Km 04 , Santo Amaro da Imperatriz.
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    Travel Blogs from Santo Amaro da Imperatriz

    Back to Valley of Gourds

    A travel blog entry by jovi on Jun 02, 2014

    7 photos

    Two weeks previously I had made an order with my artistic gourd elaborator in the mountains - an order of 8 of the best and most beautiful hand-crafted gourds that will ever have hit African shores. This man has been chipping art into calabash for 25 years, and there's nobody better than this pioneer of the nail & chizzle technique. The video will explain it all: ...

    Another Yerba Mate Fest

    A travel blog entry by jovi on May 29, 2014

    11 photos

    ... great chunks of meat and get it roasting to win the prize of biggest churrasco (braai).

    The highlight of the fest though is the final of the state's Gaucho sing and dance competition, which qualifies the winner to take part in the Brazilian national sing and dance competition. My host's son, Gustavo was the accordion player for one of the finalist bands, Os Guri de Palmeira. Friday, Saturday and Sunday ...

    Interview at Bom Dia Jornal

    A travel blog entry by jovi on May 29, 2014

    8 photos

    My stay in Erechim, one of Brazil's largest yerba mate processing centre's was short and sweet. Roberto Ferron, executive director of the Brazilian Yerba Mate Institute was my host and took me along with him on his daily newspaper and radio interview rounds.

    In Erechim I learned that 70% of Brazil's food production ...

    Out Of the Mill Into My Gourd

    A travel blog entry by jovi on May 28, 2014

    1 comment, 14 photos

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    4. The dried raw material gets ground coarsely.

    5. The coarsely ground erva then enters the mill to get ground to a very fine consistency. The finely ground erva is immediately packaged and prepared for dispatch to market. The yerba which they produce solely for export to Uruguay gets "aged" for 6 months before being packed.

    After the tour, the lady of the house prepared ...

    Getting Technical About Yerba

    A travel blog entry by jovi on May 27, 2014

    4 comments, 6 photos

    ... kilogram when the industry average is only US$ 100 per kg! It's a figure enough to blow a yerba mate farmer out of his boots, and these cowboys never remove their boots...

    Once upon a time a yerba mate farmer noticed that a certain cluster of trees on his farm produced more leaves than the others in a given amount of time. To make a long story short, various specialists got on board to study ...

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