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By Pamela Bloom

A viewers' consultant to Brazil which covers all features of the rustic, from eco-trekking within the Amazon to samba exhibits and jazz bars within the towns. Explains the place to shop for the easiest crystals, tapestry and standard clay icons, with suggestion on the place to stick, from jungle resorts to motels.

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Once in Brazil, you can go the luxury route at fabulous resorts or stay in relatively low-priced pousadas or inns, even bargaining for a hammock on the porch of a local. A good meal practically anywhere in the country can be had for under $7, an excellent one for $15-20, and world-class haute cuisine for no more than $35 per person. If you start off the day with a big breakfast (a substantial buffet is included in the rate of most hotels) you could probably get by on just one more meal a day (fueled, perhaps, by a few inexpensive snacks).

This scrubland, when cleared, has actually proven quite fertile, inspiring southern farmers to develop large soybean and cattle-grazing plantations. In the middle of this plateau stands the nation's futuristic capital, Brasília, a mirage of modernism in an otherwise sparse region. The Northeast is the third largest region, covering 18% of the country. Once the center of the sugar industry during colonial times, it has remained underdeveloped due to life-threatening droughts, but it is not underpopulated.

Air Travel To Brazil International flights from the US to Brazil run between five and 12 hours, depending on city of departure and destination. Prices and conditions change frequently. Those listed here should be used as a guideline only. When speaking with your agent or the airline directly, inquire if any new nonstop Brazilian destinationsRecife, Salvador or Manaushave been added since the writing of this book. VARIG AIRLINES, 800-468-2744, Brazil's national carrier, is one of the best ways to start off your Brazilian vacation.

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