111 Places in Rio de Janeiro That You Must Not Miss
Cidade maravilhosa – a wonderful city. This is the world’s dream of the metropolis by the Sugarloaf Mountain. Truly, its location on Guanabara Bay is breathtaking, the joie de vivre of its people, the Cariocas, infectious, its enthusiasm for football legendary. This book takes you to 111 places that the locals love and find special. Meet an artist who paints like van Gogh and is passionate about showing visitors around his district. Go up to a little church at the summit of the city’s first favela, where a charming woman from northern Brazil keeps watch. See how 200,000 believers honour St George at four o’clock in the morning. Discover the strange, surprising and enchanting aspects of the world’s most beautiful city.
111 Places in Rio de Janeiro
That You Must Not Miss
Beate C. Kirchner
Contains numerous colour photographs
by Jorge Vasconcellos
13,5 x 20,5 cm
5,25 in. x 8 in.
ISBN : 978-3-7408-0262-2
Beate C. Kirchner
Beate C. Kirchner, born in Munich in 1960, studied political sciences in Florence and Munich and worked for many years as a senior editor on German consumer magazines. Today she works as a freelance journalist and author. She travelled to Brazil for the first time during her student years and lives in her adopted home for several months every year.
Jorge Vasconcellos, a native Carioca, studied at the Associação Brasileira de Artes Fotográfica (Brazilian Association of Photographic Arts), Estácio de Sá University and Cândido Mendes University. He organizes photography courses and tours in Rio de Janeiro and is co-owner of the photography agency ICON Foto Brasil. Expositions at FotoRio in 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011, at Biennale of Fotografie of the City of Rio de Janeiro and at the Festival of Fotografie of Juiz de Fora, MG.