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Embark on Brazil’s Lost Diamond Trails Expedition with Gift of Go

by Debra Bokur

Jan 15, 2024

The theme of new expedition travel outfitters Gift of Go (GOGO) is “Adventures without Tourism,” and the launch is a spectacular journey into the remote Serra do Espinhaço region of Brazil. Between March and September, travelers can choose from 14-, 21- or 28-day curated Diamonds/Wild Tales + Lost Trails expeditions for small groups limited to eight participants.

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“We are living in the Golden Age of picture-perfect places, carefully-crafted ‘authenticity,’ and Readily-collectible ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ experiences,” said Eddie Lott, cofounder, GOGO. “GOGO trips are different — in our minds, there is simply nothing more compelling, profound, or enriching than experiencing real life in a world far from our own. Our shared mission as an expedition — to explore a place to the absolute fullest within a limited timeframe — is ambitious, but it’s also what makes our journeys epic.”


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Accompanied by a crew of 10-plus travel experts and expedition leaders, travelers have the opportunity to discover the UNESCO World Heritage City of Diamantina, colonial-era mining towns, small agricultural communities, enchanting railway towns, graceful historic villas and backcountry settlements called quilombos.


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Bushwhacking, horseback riding, off-roading, trekking and cultural immersion are all part of the journey. Itineraries are divided into chapters, with the Diamond trip including The Serra (Mountains), The Garden (Hinterland), The Sertão (lowlands) and The Berço (the cradle). Accommodations include a mix of homestays, historic inns, wilderness campsites, pousada, lodges and historic homes.


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