RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - When you happen to hear that Espírito Santo is a surprising state in Brazil, believe it: it really is. In addition to beaches, mountains and an abundance of lush nature, the region still hides peculiar and very interesting places.
Would you believe that there is a rock that can change color 36 times a day? In Espírito Santo there is one. What about a village that was covered by sand in the 60s? There is one too. And the first Zen monastery in Latin America? It's also found in Espírito Santo. And . . .