Brazil at a Glance
deep blue sky of Brazil's central plateau, Brasilia
was built in two thousand days to be the nation's
focus of power.
Far from the
sea, but with mysterious sources of sulphurous and
salt water, Goiás retains in its major towns traces
of the gold cycle during the colonial period.
was the destination of some of the largest expeditions
that set out from São Paulo during the 18th century
to settle in the interior of the country, set up
trading posts and search for deposits of gold and
Grosso do Sul
do Sul includes two thirds of the Pantanal
(marshlands) which is the largest flooded area in the
world, inhabited by an infinite variety of creatures.
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