Living in Rio
Rio de Janeiro is Everyman's fantasyland. The fairytale city combines tropical vegetation, beaches carpeted with the Girls from Ipanema, and a sultry climate that lures everyone out of their homes on the many balmy evenings. this book, both a travelogue and a look inside twenty spectacular local homes, presents a stylish overview of the city's history, beaches, nightlife, parties and sensuous Carioca lifestyle.
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The Social Life of Rio
The City Today
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20th century Angra dos Reis architect architecture artists atmosphere attractions Avenida Atlantica Barra da Tijuca beach beautiful began blocos boasts bohemian bossa nova Botafogo Botanical Gardens botequim Brazil Brazilian building built Burle Marx cafe Cariocas Carnival city's colonial Copacabana Palace cosmopolitan Costa cultural centre decorated designed district economic Engenho escolas de samba exhibitions famous favelas Flamengo French Gavea growth Guanabara Bay houses identity Ilha industries Ipanema Jardim Botanico Joao Lagoa landscape Lapa Largo Leblon LIVING IN RIO located major Maracana military regime Minas Gerais modern mountains Museum natural neighbourhoods neoclassical Niteroi opposite Oscar Niemeyer Paraty Pedro Pereira Passos period Petropolis political population Portuguese Praca XV region residents restaurant Rio Branco Rio de Janeiro Rio's Roberto Burle Marx Rua do Lavradio Rua Visconde Santa Teresa Sao Paulo social South zone streets style theatre tourists town traditional Tropicalismo typical urban Urca Vargas visitors