DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Brazil, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465474862
  • ISBN-13: 9781465474865
  • DDC: 918.10463
  • 448 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released September 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

Explore all Brazil has to offer from idyllic sandy beaches, the lush Amazon rain forest, and the vast Pantanal wetland to colonial Salvador or Modernist Brasília, and the exciting cities of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. This guide is full of inspiring photography and unique illustrations of major attractions such as Sugar Loaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro, the Iguaçu waterfalls, and the Teatro Amazonas opera house in Manaus. Learn about Brazil's diverse peoples, music, capoeira, Carnaval, and cuisines. Follow tips on samba schools, wildlife-spotting, shopping, getting around, and the best places to eat and stay. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, this guide truly shows you this country as no one else can.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: How to Use this Guide.
Introducing Brazil.
2: Discovering Brazil.
3: Putting Brazil on the Map.
4: A Portrait of Brazil.
5: Brazil Through the Year.
6: The History of Brazil.
Southeast Brazil.
7: Introducing Southeast Brazil.
8: Rio de Janeiro City.
9: Rio de Janeiro & Espírito Santo.
10: Minas Gerais.
11: São Paulo City.
12: São Paulo State.
Northeast Brazil.
13: Introducing Northeast Brazil.
14: Bahia.
15: Sergipe, Alagoas & Pernambuco.
16: Paraíba, Rio Grande Do Norte & Ceará.
17: Piauí & Maranhão.
Northern Brazil.
18: Introducing Northern Brazil.
19: Pará & Amapá.
20: Amazonas, Roraima, Acre & Rondônia.
Central West Brazil.
21: Introducing Central West Brazil.
22: Brasília, Goiás & Tocantins.
23: Mato Grosso & Mato Grosso do Sul.
Southern Brazil.
24: Introducing Southern Brazil.
25: Santa Catarina & Paraná.
26: Rio Grande do Sul.
Travelers’ Needs.
27: Where to Stay.
28: Where to Eat & Drink.
29: Shopping in Brazil.
30: Entertainment in Brazil.
31: Specialized Holidays & Outdoor Activities.
Survival Guide.
32: Practical Information.
33: Travel Information.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.
Phrase Book.