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Let us carry you, in a conservation spirited journey, to the magic world
of Ilha do Mel (Honey Island), of the coast of the state of Paraná - Brazil
where the famous Iguassu Falls are). Here on the island past, present and
future will reveal the enchantment of this ecological station so that even
more people may be concerned with its preservation.
Designed and built with a strong visual appeal this site was made to be
more than just a portrait of the area. We want you to also experience the
emotions, go behind the scenes, discover the island and, above all, make
it known and felt to others.
On Ilha do Mel or Honey Island, not only is nature being preserved but
history also. A history, while defending its historical heritage, as rich as
its fauna and flora which captivates more and more admirers each day.
We welcome you to Ilha do Mel (Honey Island) and hope you enjoy this site as much as
its gratifying for us to keep on building it. Fortunately, you'll soon be
here on the Island discovering all of its secrets to.
Sea-Shell Lighthouse Beach
(Praia do Farol das Conchas)
Beautiful days during spring. Taken
Its spring in Brazil now. The weather here on the Island differs
a lot from Curitiba, the state of Parana´s capital, distant 120kms and
sea level. Although days can get quite hot (28C°)
at night it cools down.
the islanders dedicate themselves to fishing.
mainly Liza (Mugil
Cephalus), known as tainha here, which is abundant from May to
August. What you´ll also find, feeding and spawning, in the mangroves of
Paranaguá Bay are Snook (Centropomus paralellus) called Robalos
here. Check some of the photos we took
around the island checking out the boats islanders and other sailors
use. We found canoes, sailboats, scooners, motorboats and other
means of going to sea.
the photos here>>.
paradise on earth. Uninhabited Palmas Island just in front of the
island across the lighthouse
and more dolphins at Ilha das Peças. Here soon>>
Schedule to and from Ilha do Mel here>>>
Local surfer wins the South-American Junior Pro Surfing title here on the
ON PRAIA DE FORA BEACH Happy winners of the last Longboard
event. BILLABONG PRO JÚNIOR
of the event here>>. BILLABONG GIRLS PRO SUPERTRIALS
held on 27th toe 29th of September/2002. Check
the photos here>>
Billabong Girls Pro Super Trials
- Andréa Lopes wins two
championships at once!
PHOTOS - SURFING PARALELAS
Long Island Surf Trip
SURF & WINDSURF FEMALE CHAMPIONS VISIT THE ISLAND FOR A TV SHOW.
MORE PHOTOS OF PARALELAS
you pay attention you can see, amongst the trees, beautiful orquids like
the one above.
Learn more about the island eco system here>>
One of the most comprehensive researches on Ilha do Mel´s eco system
provided by several scientists of UFPR (Federal University of Parana).
SITE UNDER CONSTRUCTION
BE READY JANUARY/2010.
visit the complete site in portuguese
the Conchas (Sea
All the peace and harmony with nature you need!
The Our Lady of Delight Fortress.
Battle defending Brazil's sovereignty.
Lots of safe trails to explore. Close
contact with untouched nature.
surfing at Praia Grande.
Native islander Andre Valentim surfs Praia Grande beach.
A Great Day on
Praia de Fora Beach
days can be real fun on
Beautiful Sunny Days at Praia de
Fora Beach. Are you really going to miss
Our Lady of Navigators procession in january.
live native "Forro" All Year Round. Traditional
music and dancing are a must here.
Come Taste Ilha do
Mel's delicious fresh
Sea Food. Restaurante Mar e So,l
at the Farol, offers you the
exclusive "Moqueca a Ilha do Mel" made with fish,
shrimp or crab.
The beautiful girls that come to our beaches!
Check the Weather Conditions for the
Island and Region. INPE,
= Island (eleeah)
text and photos of this page by Charles A. Principe©