111 Places Rio de Janeiro That You Must Not Miss (Paperback)
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-The ultimate insider's guide to Rio de Janeiro -Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides -Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 250 titles and 1.5 million copies in print worldwide -Appeals to both the local market (more than 6.4 million people call Rio de Janeiro home) and the tourist market (6.6 million people visit Rio de Janeiro every year ) -Fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographs Rio de Janeiro is a wonderful city. Truly, its location on Guanabara Bay is breathtaking. This book takes you to 111 places that the locals love and find special. Meet an artist who paints like Van Gogh and is passionate about showing visitors around his district. Travel up to a little church at the summit of the city's first favela, where a charming woman from northern Brazil keeps watch. See how 200,000 believers honor St George at four o'clock in the morning. Discover the strange, surprising and enchanting aspects of Rio de Janeiro, the world's most beautiful city.
About the Author
Beate C. Kirchner, born in Munich in 1960, studied political sciences in Florence and Munich and worked for many years as a senior editor on German consumer magazines. Today she works as a freelance journalist and author. She travelled to Brazil for the first time during her student years and lives in her adopted home for several months every year. Sometimes she blogs about it: https: //kirchnersbrasilienblog.wordpress.co