Stroll through the cobblestone streets and admire the Dutch and
Portuguese colonial architecture in the city of Recife, in
northeast Brazil. See chapter 9.
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A native of California, Shawn Blore has lived
and worked in a half dozen countries and traveled in at least 60
more (but who's counting). Long a resident of Vancouver, Shawn has
in recent years made his home in Rio de Janeiro. He is an
award-winning journalist and author of Vancouver: Secrets of
Alexandra de Vries is a freelance writer and
translator. Born in Amsterdam to a Dutch father and Brazilian
mother, Alexandra made her first trip to Brazil at the ripe old age
of 1 month. Throughout the years, Alexandra has returned many more
times to travel, explore, and live in this amazing country.
Alexandra wrote the Frommer's Rio de Janeiro Day by Day guide and
has translated books and articles on Brazilian icons such as Oscar
Niemeyer, Burle Marx, Vinicius de Moraes, and Chico Buarque.