National Geographic Traveler: Brazil (Paperback)

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Timed for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games, this first edition guidebook to Brazil, navigates from sizzling Rio to stunning Iguaçu Falls to Bahia's tiny fishing villages to the depths of the Amazon. Readers journey through this vast and enticing country, covering the best sights, and lesser-known ones as well. The guide features gorgeous photographs and maps and a chapter full of in-depth, practical information, including how to get around the country, an extensive listing of handpicked hotels and restaurants, and selective shopping and entertainment options. It includes walking and driving tours through Rio's Historic Centro and the wineries of Bento Gonçalves; experiential sidebars (dance the salsa, join in Carnaval, kite surf in northeast Brazil); and insider tips from National Geographic experts.

About the Author


BILL HINCHBERGER lived in Brazil for more than two decades. He worked as a correspondent forFinancial Times, Business Week, ARTnews, Advertising Age, Variety, and other publications, and served four years as president of the São Paulo Foreign Press Club. His work has also appeared in numerous publications, and he has contributed to several books. MICHAEL SOMMERS has lived and worked in Brazil as a journalist for nearly 15 years, in the country's original capital of Salvador, Bahia. As a writer and photographer, he has contributed travel articles to the New York Times, The Globe and Mail, and theInternational Herald Tribune. He is the author of the guidebooks Moon Brazil and Moon Rio.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781426211645
ISBN-10: 1426211643
Publisher: National Geographic
Publication Date: February 18th, 2014
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: National Geographic Traveler