DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Brazil

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Dorling Kindersley, 2012 - Travel - 464 pages
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Brazil leads you straight to the very best this vibrant country has to offer: from the streets of Rio de Janeiro to its beaches, from Carnaval to the best places to hear the sounds of bossa nova and samba.

This complete travel guide for Brazil includes street-by-street neighborhood maps of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, unique cutaway illustrations, floor plans, and reconstructions of must-see sights, plus 3-D aerial views of the key areas to explore on foot. You'll also find detailed listings of the best hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets in this fully updated and expanded guide.

Insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Brazil, from the pristine island resorts of Sao Paulo to the thundering Iguazu Falls to the Amazon rain forest; to colonial towns, remote villages, and Brasília's Modernist architecture. Practical travel information will help you get around by train, bus, or car.

Discover the authentic spirit of this lively Latin American nation with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Brazil.

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About the author (2012)

David Cleary is an anthropologist by trade and first went to Brazil in1984 and has since lived there off and on for six years. Dilwyn Jenkinshas been travelling to South America since the age of eighteen. Afterworking as a teacher and journalist, he has led expeditions to and madefilms with indigenous groups in the Amazon. He is also the author of "The Rough Guide to Peru". Oliver Marshall has been visiting Brazil forwork, study and, above all, pleasure since 1982. He is currentlyworking at the University of Oxford''s Centre for Brazilian Studies.

Dilwyn Jenkins was Executive Director at the Powys Energy Agency between 2000 and 2004 and presently works from Wales as a consultant and writer on environmental issues, mainly related to energy, rainforest conservation, community development and cultural travel.

Nigel Hicks Devon-born, Nigel has lived for many years in South-East Asia and is a frequent visitor to The Philippines. Now working as a free-lance writer and photographer, his work has appeared in numerous magazines and publications around the world and he has written and photographed a number of books about the country, including Enchanting Philippines, This is the Philippines and The National Parks of The Philippines.

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