Footprint Focus Rio de Janeiro

Footprint Focus Rio de Janeiro

by Alex Robinson
     
 

Rio de Janeiro needs no introduction. Even those who know nothing about Brazil will recognize the massive statue of Christ the Redeemer, arms outstretched to the city below, as belonging to the country’s hippest city. Spend the afternoon on one of Rio’s many beaches or hike in the mountains that overlook the city; this a town of sweeping vistas, of

Overview

Rio de Janeiro needs no introduction. Even those who know nothing about Brazil will recognize the massive statue of Christ the Redeemer, arms outstretched to the city below, as belonging to the country’s hippest city. Spend the afternoon on one of Rio’s many beaches or hike in the mountains that overlook the city; this a town of sweeping vistas, of frenetic carnivals and of street bars selling ice-cold beer by the sea. Footprtintfocus Rio de Janeiro is the ideal guide for this iconic city, providing detailed information on top attractions and fascinating insights into Rio’s culture and history. This guide also features extensive coverage of Rio de Janeiro the state, from bohemian fishing villages to the world’s most biodiverse forest. · Essentials section with practical advice on getting there and around.· Highlights maps so you know what not to miss.· Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, sleep and party.· Detailed street maps for Rio de Janeiro and other key towns in the state.· Slim enough to fit in your pocket. Loaded with advice and information on how to get around, this concise Footprintfocus guide will help you get the most out Rio de Janeiro without weighing you down. The content of Footprintfocus Rio de Janeiro guide has been extracted from Footprint’s Brazil Handbook.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781908206138
Publisher:
Footprint Handbooks
Publication date:
10/04/2011
Series:
Footprint Focus Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Alex Robinson is a writer and photographer based in Brazil and the UK and has worked for numerous magazines, publishers and broadcasters, including Departures, Condé Nast, The Financial Times, Wanderlust, the Discovery Channel and the BBC.

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