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Explore the best of Brazil with Lonely Planet. Whether you"re going for all-night samba, climbing Po de Aúcar, spotting the Pantanal"s prolific wildlife, surfing or heading deep into the Amazon rain forest, our 8th edition is the essential travel resource.
Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.
In This Guide:
Dedicated Carnaval chapter and party planner
Special itineraries take you down the Amazon, to Iguau Falls and beyond
Unique Green Index identifies sustainable options for an ecofriendly trip.
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Now with 50 percent more coverage of sophisticated Sao Paulo, the current business hub of South America, this is the only leading guidebook with a dedicated chapter exploring Carnaval, the world's most decadent street party.
Wander the streets of bohemian Lapa, where samba spills from every doorway
Swim eyeball-to-eyeball with hundreds of exotic fish in crystalline waters
Brave near-vertical descents on a wind-whipped dune buggy ride
Sling a hammock and relax as your riverboat glides up the Amazon
In This Guide:
Seven authors, 375 days of in-country research, 33 types of transport (including water buffalo, mine car and canoe)
50% more coverage of chic, dynamic Sao Paulo
A samba musician, a wildlife tour guide and other locals introduce you to their Brazil
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