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Brazilian Rodeo: The Festa do Peão in Barretos, São Paulo State

In his book River of Tears: Country Music, Memory, and Modernity in Brazil, anthropologist Alexander Sebastian Dent of The George Washington University describes the Barretos rodeo. This is an adapted excerpt from the book.

São Paulo Neighborhoods and Geography

São Paulo is a sprawling city reminiscent of Mexico City or Los Angeles. It can be hard to get your bearings. Here’s our outline.

Cheap Rio: The Cidade Maravilhosa on a Budget

Rio budget travel tips from a frequent visitor.

São Paulo Hotel Recommendations was born and bred in São Paulo. See our hotel tips for Brazil’s biggest city.

São Paulo Clean City: What’s Missing from this Picture?

Road warriors who arrive in São Paulo after whisking their ways through Hong Kong, Tokyo and New York might get the feeling that something is missing. How about 15,000 billboards? and 300,000 oversized storefront signs? Find out why.

Inhotim Cultural Institute, Brumadinho, Minas Gerais

The official literature calls it an environmental park and modern art museum.

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