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Manaus, Brazil – the Paris of the Jungle

Deep in the Amazon is a remarkable opera house, testament to the extraordinary wealth and exploitation of the rubber barons. Here’s my story, published in September 2017 in Fairfax Media’s The Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age Traveller. You can … Continue reading

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Majestic Iguassu Falls

The three-kilometre-wide Iguassu Falls on the Argentine-Brazil border is a natural masterpiece of sound and fury. You can read my story published in Fairfax Media’s Traveller on July 1917 at the link below: http://www.traveller.com.au/south-americas-spectacular-iguassu-falls-gwas6s#ixzz4n3Y9BiW0 Follow: @TravellerAU on Twitter | TravellerAU on Facebook    

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Finding Niemeyer – Rio’s great modernist architect

If you visit Rio, take the journey from central Rio across the Niteroi Bridge to experience the 11-kilometre Niemeyer Way. You’ll be able to view the spectacular creations of a Brazilian icon, the great modernist architect Oscar Niemeyer. Here’s my story … Continue reading

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