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Brazil ~ 2011 By Keith Siegel
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A slightly longer paperback version of my photo book, "Brazil 2011", which chronicles our first trip to Brazil to see my lifelong friend and be part of his wedding. This was an amazing... More > trip, where we met many incredible people and formed new friendships. Enjoy!< Less
A Journey in Brazil: A Travel Journal of Rio de Janeiro, Manaus, the Amazon River and Rainforests, Featuring Brazilian History, Food, Culture and the Native South Americans By Louis Agassiz
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Louis Agassiz sheds insight into Brazil's history: his travels took place in the 1860s, when the country was undergoing great change as an Empire and grappling with its this development. The author... More > offers accounts of a Brazil now lost to time; observations of the urban culture and life, and the natural habitat of the countryside and forests, offer immense insight into the era. Most of the text is written as a narrative diary, wherein Agassiz observes and describes traversing colonial-era Rio de Janeiro, the city of Manaus, the Amazon river, various villages, and the vast rainforests. As a zoologist, Agassiz's interest in the wildlife present in Brazil form a recurring theme. However, the text is careful not to dwell on matters obscure or scientific; while the author at work, he also covers matters of culture and day-to-day life. Anecdotes include Brazil's Emperor Pedro II arranging room chairs that he sits equally with other attendees - reasoning that science does not distinguish people by position.< Less
A Journey in Brazil: A Travel Journal of Rio de Janeiro, Manaus, the Amazon River and Rainforests, Featuring Brazilian History, Food, Culture and the Native South Americans (Hardcover) By Louis Agassiz
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Louis Agassiz sheds insight into Brazil's history: his travels took place in the 1860s, when the country was undergoing great change as an Empire and grappling with its this development. The author... More > offers accounts of a Brazil now lost to time; observations of the urban culture and life, and the natural habitat of the countryside and forests, offer immense insight into the era. Most of the text is written as a narrative diary, wherein Agassiz observes and describes traversing colonial-era Rio de Janeiro, the city of Manaus, the Amazon river, various villages, and the vast rainforests. As a zoologist, Agassiz's interest in the wildlife present in Brazil form a recurring theme. However, the text is careful not to dwell on matters obscure or scientific; while the author at work, he also covers matters of culture and day-to-day life. Anecdotes include Brazil's Emperor Pedro II arranging room chairs that he sits equally with other attendees - reasoning that science does not distinguish people by position.< Less
Honeymoon in Brazil- 1995 By Peter Detlev Kirmsse
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Our honeymoon during Spring 1995 is elucidated in English.We visited and participated in Brasilian CARNAVAL in cities such as Rio de Janeiro, Salvador-Bahia,Florianopolis.We also enjoyed the beaches... More > there. And we admired the nature and people in the South (Porto Alegre) and in the Amazone area (Manaus). Also made a short visit at Natal.The annex contains a summary in German.< Less
Impressions of the Amazon By Marcelo Rabanal
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Photographic impressions of my first trip to the Amazon. These images give an idea of the uniqueness of this wonderful corner of the planet.
Everyone Comes from Belterra v2 New By Deji Olukotun
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An historical fiction tale about the rise and fall of Ford's ambitious experiment to grow rubber in the Brazilian Amazon. From Model T's to capoeira fights, this novel traces the lives of an... More > American manager and a Brazilian rubber tapper as they attempt to hold together a town ravaged by greed - and a startling new discovery.< Less
Everyone Comes from Belterra v3 By Deji Olukotun
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An historical fiction tale about the rise and fall of Ford's ambitious experiment to grow rubber in the Brazilian Amazon. From Model T's to capoeira fights, this novel traces the lives of an... More > American manager and a Brazilian rubber tapper as they attempt to hold together a town ravaged by greed - and a startling new discovery.< Less
Everyone Comes from Belterra v4 By Deji Olukotun
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An historical fiction tale about the rise and fall of Ford's ambitious experiment to grow rubber in the Brazilian Amazon. From Model T's to capoeira fights, this novel traces the lives of an... More > American manager and a Brazilian rubber tapper as they attempt to hold together a town ravaged by greed - and a startling new discovery.< Less
Everyone Comes from Belterra v1 By Deji Olukotun
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An historical fiction tale about the rise and fall of Ford's ambitious experiment to grow rubber in the Brazilian Amazon. From Model T's to capoeira fights, this novel traces the lives of an... More > American manager and a Brazilian rubber tapper as they attempt to hold together a town ravaged by greed - and a startling new discovery.< Less
Francesca By Ronald Ritter & Sussan Evermore
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Take a magical journey of self discovery with Francesca Maria Bartolini, born in the beautiful Tuscany village of Pari Italy, rolling green countryside and memories of her Mamma, Poppa, sister Unella... More > and her best friend Patrizia constantly filling her world. One day a young man Amelio a friend of Uncle Nino comes into Pari and changes her life and world forever. Her only daughter Patricia moves to Brazil with her new husband Antonio and children. Patricia is dying of cancer and to come quickly before it's too late. She makes a desperate trip to Manaus in Brazil, hoping against hope that she will be in time. But the plane never makes it and she is trapped in the Amazon rainforest trying to find a way back to her daughter before she dies. When all hope seems lost something magical and beautiful happens. Come to know yourself and understand that we do not just exist by chance, for we are truly magical beings capable of creating in our world all the things we desire.< Less

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