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National Geographic Traveler

Rio De Janeiro
Sommers, Michael (Book - 2014)
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Explore Rio de Janeiro's many streets and personalities--neighborhood by neighborhood--from samba clubs to the best shopping blocks, sandy beaches to history-rich favelas, and island excursions to savory meals. A history section grounds you in the region's geographic context, while each subsequent chapter packs numerous insider tips from National Geographic and local experts. Experiential sidebars reveal ways to participate in Rio culture, including dancing, cooking, biking, boating, and visiting festivals, parks, ports, or casinos. Whether you're sipping from a coconut husk at a sidewalk café, watching (or joining) hang gliders jump off the cliffs of São Conrado, or trying your hand at a traditional instrument in the music zone of Rua da Carioca, every page in this invaluable guide transports you to Rio long before you arrive.
Authors: Sommers, Michael
Title: National Geographic traveler
Rio de Janeiro
Publisher: Washington, D.C. :, National Geographic,, [2014]
Characteristics: 270 pages :,color illustrations, color maps ;,22 cm
Content Type: cartographic image
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Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: Explore Rio de Janeiro's many streets and personalities--neighborhood by neighborhood--from samba clubs to the best shopping blocks, sandy beaches to history-rich favelas, and island excursions to savory meals. A history section grounds you in the region's geographic context, while each subsequent chapter packs numerous insider tips from National Geographic and local experts. Experiential sidebars reveal ways to participate in Rio culture, including dancing, cooking, biking, boating, and visiting festivals, parks, ports, or casinos. Whether you're sipping from a coconut husk at a sidewalk café, watching (or joining) hang gliders jump off the cliffs of São Conrado, or trying your hand at a traditional instrument in the music zone of Rua da Carioca, every page in this invaluable guide transports you to Rio long before you arrive.
Additional Contributors: Wilson, Peter
Alternate Title: Rio de Janeiro
ISBN: 1426211651
9781426211652
Statement of Responsibility: by Michael Sommers ; photography by Peter M. Wilson
Copyright Date: ©2014
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (page 243) and index
Subject Headings: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Guidebooks
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