Long-time travelers will enjoy leaving the tourist trail behind and heading to some of the other cities, towns and villages around Mossoro. Caraubas, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the north, and Macau, 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the west of Mossoro are also worth checking out.
The area around Mossoro is known for its fine fortresses; these are wonderful windows into the area's rich history. For a window into the local culture, make a beeline for Rio Grande Do Norte 's history museums and theaters.
Pack walking shoes and join one of the guided nature walks, city walking tours and wildlife spotting tours. Picnicking and shore fishing are just a few of the options for relaxation in this area.
Break down cultural barriers by trying out a few useful Portuguese words and phrases. A good example of a hand local sentence is "Você é bem-vindo" (You're welcome). Or try "Queres dançar comigo? " (Would you like to dance with me?).
Those holidaying in Mossoro or in other towns and cities in Brazil on the 7th of September, can join the country-wide Independence Day events and celebrations.
As the sun sets on your adventures, spend what's left of your reals on that last souvenir and bid a fond Adeus (farewell) to the locals you've met and the places you've come to love.