O Fantástico Almoço do Imperador

O Fantástico Almoço do Imperador

A quem passa volta e meia pela Rua Dinarte Garrett, a principal do Distrito de São Luiz do Purunã, em Balsa Nova (PR), faço o convite para dar meia volta no tempo. Imaginemos: foi há 140 anos! O “chegue” que o pessoal da vila costuma pronunciar para toda visita bem...
O Paisagismo e a Vegetação Nativa

O Paisagismo e a Vegetação Nativa

Uma pequena história Na antiguidade as áreas verdes destinavam-se essencialmente ao uso e prazer de imperadores e sacerdotes. Na Grécia tais espaços foram ampliados não só para passeios mas também para encontros e discussões filosóficas. Na Idade Média as áreas verdes...
Discover the waterfalls of São Luiz do Purunã and region

Discover the waterfalls of São Luiz do Purunã and region

How about enjoying the summer, with lush scenery? Whether you are a fan of contemplation and calm, or of adventure, we have the ideal suggestion for the last months of your summer: imposing and delicate waterfalls, in the middle of the Floresta com...
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energies: Sustainable Alternatives

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energies: Sustainable Alternatives

Much is debated about the use of natural resources, but for there to be a considerable advance in environmental issues, much more forceful reflection and actions are needed. A good example of this is the energy issue, as we still use outdated and polluting energy...
Cycling towards quality of life

Cycling towards quality of life

Did you know that the bike has been around for over 500 years and yet is still considered one of the greatest inventions of mankind and great ally of our health and nature? The use of the bicycle as a transportation or just for rides increases more and more. Benefits...
Public Policies for Tourism in São Luiz do Purunã

Public Policies for Tourism in São Luiz do Purunã

Public Policies, when thought and applied for the benefit of the growth of society, are powerful allies to ensure that people and regions continue to advance towards development. Examples of important Public Policies are the Master Plan and the Tourism Plan, which...
Purunã Institute and the social work of Cabanha São Rafael

Purunã Institute and the social work of Cabanha São Rafael

Talking about the Purunã Institute is also talking about the Cabanha São Rafael, that — betting on development through sustainable tourism — idealized the Institute as its ally in social action in São Luiz do Purunã. And it is in the figure of the Founder and...
Mixed Ombrophilous Forest in São Luiz do Purunã

Mixed Ombrophilous Forest in São Luiz do Purunã

Have you ever heard of Ombrophilous Forest? This is the current form that we call the ecosystem that was once known as rainforest. Here in Brazil, its vegetation occurs mainly in the Amazon and Atlantic Forests, unfolding into other biomes such as, mainly, the...
Ecological tourism and quality of life

Ecological tourism and quality of life

Have you ever felt that at some point your work routine and / or studies reached a limit where you needed to take time for yourself, to rest and renew your energies? This feeling is very common, especially for those who follow the frantic flow of daily life in large...