Perspective on Corumbá
IntroductionThe aim of this report is to describe the facilities of Corumbá, which is located in the centre of South America on the border between Brazil-Bolivia, distanced 450 km from Campo Grande, which is the capital of the State. Corumbá is well provided in transport system, which includes roads, railroad and airport to connect the city with other regions. It is a small city with 90.000 habitants and its economy is based on products related with cattle breeding (most important activity), miner operations and tourism.TransportAlthough Corumbá is well provided in airport and bus station, there are not sufficient numbers of buses in the city. Moreover, the buses are generally in bad conditions and the ticket is quite expensive considering the short journey that they do. The best ways to travel around Corumbá are taxi and mototaxi
, which are not too expensive and comfortable (taxi).EntertainmentOnce in Corumbá, you can visit wild places especially safari resorts, swamps and the Paraguay River. The main activists are related with these environmental. Because of this, safari, animal watching, fishing, trekking and etc are some of the best attractions of the city.
“Corumbá is not only attractive due to nature, other entertainments here are The Folkloric Parties that often occur during national holidays, according to José da Silva, secretary of tourism.ShoppingCorumbá is definitely not a right place to do shopping. The local stores are expensive and not well provided with the best technology that is normally found in big cities. All the goods, foods and basic products must be transported by lorries from far places, which increases their prices. However, there is a tax free area in Bolivia close to the border. All the shops there are very cheap and there are lots of electronic products, drinks, food, cloths, etc.Conclusions Corumbá can be an attractive place for tourists who want to spend a holiday in a wild place with comfort and some facilities of big cities. It is indicated for all ages, from child to old people.