This fully revised second edition of this guide is full of money-saving advice and quirky tips useful for travellers who want to really discover the country. It contains detailed coverage of Brazilian history and monuments, hundreds of small towns and villages throughout the country, as well as full details on Rio, Sao Paulo, Salvador, Recife, Brasilia, Manaus and the other cities. It also covers the rivers and forests of Amazonia, the rolling pampas of the southeast, and the tropical coastline and harsh interior of the northeast. Practical information includes: comprehensive listings of accommodation, from hostels to five-star hotels; hundreds of bars and places to eat; and tips for drivers and independent travellers (full details of local trains, buses and ferries - how to use them, how to save money). Details are given of Brazil's magnificent festas - not just carnaval. This guide also contains background articles on literature, music, race and the environment.
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
David Cleary is an anthropologist by trade and first went to Brazil in1984 and has since lived there off and on for six years. Dilwyn Jenkinshas been travelling to South America since the age of eighteen. Afterworking as a teacher and journalist, he has led expeditions to and madefilms with indigenous groups in the Amazon. He is also the author of The Rough Guide to Peru. Oliver Marshall has been visiting Brazil forwork, study and, above all, pleasure since 1982. He is currentlyworking at the University of Oxford''s Centre for Brazilian Studies.
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