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Brazil Footprint Handbook Alex Robinson

Brazil Footprint Handbook By Alex Robinson

Brazil Footprint Handbook by Alex Robinson


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Footprint's seventh edition of the Brazil guide is perfect for the adventurous traveller wanting to get off the beaten track and explore South America's largest and most diverse country. This guide is jam-packed with information about the country's eclectic carnivals, passionate sporting events, vast biodiversity and spectacular scenery.

Brazil Footprint Handbook Summary

Brazil Footprint Handbook by Alex Robinson

Relax on one of Salvador's white-sand beaches and smell the rich spicy cooking of Bahia, or hike in the mountains that overlook Rio de Janeiro. Spot all manner of rare wildlife along the waterways of the Pantanal and explore the lush forest and waterfalls of the Goias Cerrado. Footprint's seventh edition of the Brazil guide is perfect for the adventurous traveller wanting to get off the beaten track and explore South America's largest and most diverse country. This guide is jam-packed with information about the country's eclectic carnivals, passionate sporting events, vast biodiversity and spectacular scenery. Great coverage of Amazonia and the adventure travel scene including caving, canoeing, scuba-diving, hang-gliding, para-gliding and many more Loaded with information and suggestions on how to get off the beaten track, from dune-trekking in Olinda to birdwatching in Minas Includes comprehensive listings from the Mardi Gras celebrations in Rio to the traditional parades and hippy festivals in Cidade de Goias and Bahia Plus all the usual accommodation, eating and drinking listings for every budget Full-colour planning section to inspire travellers and help you find the best experiences

Brazil Footprint Handbook Reviews

."..the best guide to Brazil available. For such a large country the author does an excellent job"Dr RH Webber, Scotland UK "Excellent. I was a week in Rio and Sao Paulo. I used to live in Sao Paulo. I found the book great for both - especially for the nightlife, restaurants and live bands and the stuff beyond the obvious."Zou Zou "Witty, insightful and accurate - the perfect companion! The Footprint guide to Brazil was our bible during our recent visit - an absolutely brilliant source of information... The book never let us down"Worldismyoyster "Quality stuff. Nice to have a guide that feels like its been written by a person for a change"Yellowdog

About Alex Robinson

Gardenia Robinson who is from Minas Gerais in Brazil, is a graduate of the University of Sao Paulo's prestigious Faculdade de Economia, Administracao e Contabilidade. She worked as an investment banker in Brazil before moving to the UK to work on the first guidebook to the Amazon, inspired to write by her favourite author, Joao Guimaraes Rosa. After travelling throughout Latin America, South East Asia and Australia (visiting more than 25 countries), she returned to Brazil to open and run her own NGO working with sustainable tourism in local communities. She has researched and photographed books on London, the Amazon, Brazil and Mexico for publishers including Cadogan, DK and Footprint and has had her pictures published widely in Brazil, Europe and the USA. Alex Robinson is an award-winning writer and photographer based in London. He was runner up in the Friends of the Earth International Photography Award in 2007, won a Brazilian Press Award for the anniversary edition of Latin America's travel magazine Viagem e Turismo and a US National Magazine award as part of the Fall 2006 edition of Departures Magazine. He has worked with numerous magazines, publishers and broadcasters, including Departures, Budget Travel, National Geographic, the Financial Times, Wanderlust, the Discovery Channel, Al Jazeera and the BBC. Early 2011 saw him visit his 61st country, Cape Verde. For more information, see alexrobinsonphotography.co.uk.

Table of Contents

1) Essentials 2) Rio de Janeiro 3) Sao Paulo 4) Minas Gerais & Espirito Santo 5) Lguacu Falls & The South

Additional information

GOR004637956
9781907263262
1907263268
Brazil Footprint Handbook by Alex Robinson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Footprint Travel Guides
2011-01-30
848
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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