Frommer's Brazil

Frommer's Brazil

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by Shawn Blore, Alexandra de Vries
     
 

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You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go-they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so…  See more details below

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You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go-they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us!

Frommer's Brazil is the premier guide to the country, with complete coverage of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Salvador, Bahia, Natal, Brasilia, and more. You'll get details on Carnaval, Ponta Negra, the Amazon, the hang gliding in Rio, the prawns of Ilhabela, and the moquecas of Salvador. Whether you're an archaeology buff, an outdoor adventurer, or a partier in search of a good time, Brazil presents so many diverse travel options that it'll make your head spin. Frommer's Brazil will help you plan a memorable trip, starting with our highly opinionated lists of the best experiences the country has to offer.

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Frommer's guidebooks are packed with the essentials: maps, expert advice, and recommendations for the top places to eat, sleep, shop, and simply relax. Frommer's guides offer more hotel listings than most other series and also include an excellent opening chapter that highlights the best of each destination -- those absolute don't-miss experiences that will make your trip something special. Art, music, fine dining, and much more are covered in detail, with all costs, directions, and other vital information included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764564680
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/15/2002
Series:
Frommer's Complete Series
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
5.18(w) x 8.48(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

A native of California and resident by turns in Ottawa, Amsterdam, Moscow, and (for the past half-decade) Vancouver, Shawn Blore is a newspaper journalist, award-winning magazine writer, and best-selling author of Vancouver: Secrets of the City.

Alexandra de Vries took her first intercontinental flight at 6 weeks and developed a taste for travel early on. A resident by turns of Amsterdam and Rio de Janeiro, she has reported on Brazilian culture for Dutch publications, Dutch culture for Brazilian publications, and now (as a resident of Vancouver) West Coast culture and places for Frommer's readers. She also finds time to manage communications for various large B.C. nonprofit organizations.

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