Brazil

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Be inspired by the new edition of Insight Guide Brazil, a comprehensive full-color guide to one of the most exciting countries in the world. The awe-inspiring Amazon Rainforest, amazing beaches, and historic towns are only a sample of what Brazil has to offer. Insight Guides' unrivaled coverage of history and culture provides an essential introduction to the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games host nation. Our Best Of Brazil highlights the country’s top attractions, including Sugar Loaf mountain, ...
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Overview


Be inspired by the new edition of Insight Guide Brazil, a comprehensive full-color guide to one of the most exciting countries in the world. The awe-inspiring Amazon Rainforest, amazing beaches, and historic towns are only a sample of what Brazil has to offer. Insight Guides' unrivaled coverage of history and culture provides an essential introduction to the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games host nation. Our Best Of Brazil highlights the country’s top attractions, including Sugar Loaf mountain, Salvador’s colonial architecture, the riches of the Amazon, and of course, Carnival! Descriptive region-by-region accounts of where to go are enhanced by beautiful photographs, while all major sights are cross-referenced with full-color maps, and the travel tips section provides a wealth of information on how to plan your trip, plus our selection of the best hotels.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781780051468
  • Publisher: Apa Publications UK, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 4/1/2014
  • Series: Insight Guides Series
  • Edition description: Eighth Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 623,904
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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Insight Guides wherever possible uses local experts who provide insider know-how and share their love and knowledge of the destination.
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Table of Contents


Introduction
The Best Of Brazil
Land Without Frontiers
The People of Brazil
The Amerindians
 
History
Decisive Dates
The Making of Brazil
Country of the Future
 
Features
From Sandy Beaches to Amazon Jungle
Carnival
Festivals
Saints and Idols
Food and Drink
Brazilian Dishes
A Nation in Tune
Cinema
Art and Artists
Modern Architecture
 
Places
Introduction
The Southeast
            Rio de Janeiro
            Rio de Janeiro State
            Sao Paulo: City and State
            Baroque Architecture
            Minas Gerais and Esperito Santo
            The Southern States
The Center-West
            Brasilia and Goias
            The Pantanal
The Northeast
            Bahia
            Salvador
            Afro-Brazilian Culture
            Sergipe and Alagoas
            Recife and Pernambuco
            Fernando de Noronha
            The Far Northeast
            The Amazon
            Riches of the Amazon
 
Travel Tips
TRANSPORTATION
ACCOMMODATIONS
ACTIVITIES
A–Z: PRACTICAL INFORMATION
LANGUAGE
FURTHER READING
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