Brazil (Insight Guides) : This book provides everything you'll ever need in a guidebook. It is an inspiring background read, an invaluable on-the-spot companion and a superb souvenir of your visit. Evocative photography vividly conveys a sense of everyday life. Expert writers bring to life Brazil's history, culture, landscapes and, above all, its people. From the carnival capital of Rio and the samba city of Salvador, to the wildlife of the Amazon rainforest and the mighty Iguacu Falls, it's all here. All major sites are highlighted on specially drawn maps. Full listings of all the travel details, hotels, restaurants, and phone numbers you'll need.