Get lost in one of Pernambuco's colourful colonial towns before heading to Taumbau's beautiful beachfront and admiring the turquoise green ocean while soaking up Brazilian sunrays. Footprintfocus Recife & Northeast is the perfect companion for the adventurous traveler wanting to get the most out of this often overlooked region in South America's largest and most diverse country. Bursting with culture, Recife and Northeast Brazil are home to one of Brazil's most engaging art scenes. From advice on how to visit dramatic gorges to essential information on some of South America's most authentic carnivals, this guide will enable you to experience every corner of Brazil's most alluring region. • Includes Rio Grande do Norte and Fortaleza.• Features the region's flourishing art scene as well as scenic hotspots.• Up-to-date recommendations of great places to stay and eat.• Highlights map of the region plus detailed street maps for important towns and cities.• Slim enough to fit in your pocket.Loaded with practical advice on getting around as well as detailed information on the region's top attractions, this Footprintfocus guide will prove an invaluable traveling companion.
About the Author
Alex Robinson is an award-winning writer and photographer based in London. He was runner up in the Friends of the Earth International Photography Award in 2007, won a Brazilian Press Award for the anniversary edition of Latin America's travel magazine Viagem e Turismo and a US National Magazine award as part of the Fall 2006 edition of Departures Magazine. He has worked with numerous magazines, publishers and broadcasters, including the Discovery Channel, National Geographic, Departures, Budget Travel, the Financial Times, Wanderlust, Al Jazeera and the BBC.