Rio de Janeiro! One of the most fascinating, electrifying, and exhilarating cities in the world. As in his first book, Chronicles of a Fisherman, the author paints a vivid picture of his daily experiences during the world-renowned weeklong celebration of Carnaval in Rio. Carnaval is the Portuguese spelling of Carnival; Portuguese is the language of Brazil. Planning a trip to Brazil? ‑ is enjoyable, must-read book will help you understand what to expect from this chaotic and seductive city. Traveling for Carnaval? You will witness and participate in the intense Sambadrome competition between the Samba schools, what to look for in stadium seating, and revel in photos of a Samba competition. Expect the unexpected with the celebratory, festive street parades. Traveling for a Musicfest event, futbol (soccer) competition, Olympics, or honeymoon? Experience firsthand the tourist sights of Cristo Redentor, Sugar Loaf Mountain, the San Bento Monastery Chapel, and Ipanema and Copacabana Beaches. Taste the foods in the churrasco and kilograma. Find tips on local customs, restaurants, weather, even grocery shopping. A special bonus: a chapter on Panama City, where piracy and Spanish treasures clashed during the colonization of the New World.
|Publisher:||Urlink Print & Media, LLC|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)|
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