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Brazil Handbook, 7th [Hardcover]

Alex Robinson , Gardenia Robinson

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“…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”



“Quality stuff. Nice to have a guide that feels like its been written by a person for a change”


About the Author

Alex Robinson is a photographer and writer who has been published by New York Times, Sunday Times Travel, The Independent, Vanity Fair and Departures magazine, amongst others. He was part of a team who won a national magazine award in the USA, an Editora Abril journalism award in Brazil, and was runner-up in Friends of the Earth International photography competition. Gardenia Robinson is a former investment banker from Sao Paulo who ran her own NGO on Brazil, working with sustainable tourism in local communities. She has researched and photographed books on the Amazon, Brazil and Mexico. They have been greatly assisted in the new edition of the Brazil book by their seven-year-old son Raphael.

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There are few countries as beautiful and vibrant as Brazil. In the Amazon, virgin forest stretches unbroken for more than 2500km in every direction. The table-top mountains of the interior are covered in medicinal plants and drained by mineral-rich rivers that tumble through gorges and rush over spectacular tiered waterfalls, up to 3km wide.

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