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Nigel Planer on Brazil - The Mail on Sunday - June 2015

Nigel Planer travelled with Last Frontiers to Brazil, taking in Salvador, the Chapada Diamantina and Rio de Janeiro. Salvador is one of the oldest colonial cities in the Americas and still also retains its unique African-influenced culture. The city overlooks the vast Todos os Santos bay and without... Read more»

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Olympics ticketing plans for UK visitors

A summary of Rio Olympic news, as and when we receive it. 03 June 2015: Cosport have announced a second round for British residents to request tickets starting 03 June and ending 14.00 (London time) on 10 June 2015. 19 May 2015: Cosport have just announced that an "unforeseen technical issue" has a... Read more»

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The BBC's Wild Brazil

Wonderfully shot BBC trilogy of Brazil's lesser visited regions including the vast, freshwater wetlands of the Pantanal to the south east and the sunning tepui rock formations of the Serra da Capivara National Park to the north east. The series follows the daily antics of otters, jaguars, coatis and... Read more»

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Brazil - Laura Fowler in Bahia - Condé Nast Traveller October 2013

Earlier this year Laura Fowler travelled with Last Frontiers to the Brazilian state of Bahia. Bahia and the north-east is the place to discover Afro-Brazilian culture - from capoeira martial arts and candomblé religious ceremonies to the hip-swinging rhythms of the samba and bossa nova. Cities such... Read more»

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BBC Brazil with Michael Palin Part 4 - Wildlife and Waterfalls

The final episode of Michael Palin’s Brazil, focuses on the south of the country, where he visits the colourful town of Paraty, the bustling metropolis of Sao Paulo, the wildlife filled wetlands of the Pantanal and the mighty Iguassu Falls. Once a thriving port town during the booming gold trade of... Read more»

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BBC Brazil with Michael Palin Part 3 - The Road to Rio

On this leg of his trip Michael Palin starts in the mineral-rich state of Minais Gerais, visiting an old gold mine and an opencast iron ore mine, which is fuelling Brazil's current economic boom. He continues to Rio, host to the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, where he spends some time in the fave... Read more»

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BBC Brazil with Michael Palin Part 2: The Amazon

In the second programme, Michael Palin travels by riverboat along the mighty Amazon River, upstream from the mouth at Belém to Manaus, watching ribeirinhos pass their day and visiting remote tribes to see how the modern world has impacted their tradition and culture. He also visits Manaus and Brasil... Read more»

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BBC Brazil with Michael Palin Part 1 - North-east Brazil

In his first programme Michael travels to the far north of Brazil including the colonial city of São Luis before visiting the vast sand dunes and blue lagoons of the ever changing Lençois Maranhenses National Park. He also visits Recife and Olinda, learns to drum, cook and dance capoeira in Salvador... Read more»

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