So the soccer World Cup is just around the corner. It is time here at the BRAZIL TRAVEL BLOG for a quick visual reminder of the sights you cannot miss in Brasilia, the capital of Brazil. You will find more details at sighsteeing in Brasilia.
Air France executives are studying a new direct flight from Paris to Brasil. The French airline currently flies twice a week from Paris to Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo and wishes to increase their offering. The announcement of the new route could take a while as it depends a great deal on how the world economic crisis and the one affecting airlines in particular evolve. Latest news is that the flight might start in 2014 coinciding with the World Cup.
During 2011, France was the most visited destination by Brazilians flying to Europe. Air France transported 40% of the passengers flying to the country.
Brasilia is one of our most recomnended Brazilian destinations. You will find plenty of useful travel information at our blog post destination: Brasilia.
Gone is the greatest and best known of all Brazilian architects, Oscar Niemeyer. This is our homage in the form of a selection of photos of the extense legacy he has left in Brazil.
In 10 years travelling throughout Brazil we have been lucky to come across the most important work carried out by Oscar Niemeyer, mainly in the cities of Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Curitiba and São Paulo.
For those who were not surfing the internet on Saturday, here’s the beautiful homage Google paid to the 52th anniversary of Brasilia in the form a doodle (you can see it here) formed by the silhouettes of some of the best-known buildings in the city.
Here at the BRAZIL TRAVEL BLOG we paid our very own homage to Brasilia on the occassion of its 50th birthday: a e-photobook you can view and download for free: Brasilia 50, our free photo ebook on the Brazilian capital. Brasilia features on our list of 10 must-see places in Brazil and for that reason we have covered the destination in detail. The starting point to all the information we have on the capital of Brazil is destination: Brasilia.
For those interested on an alternative take, in English, on what Brasilia means 52 years later: An irreparable mistake, Brasília, 52, may only be feasible in 150 years.
Brasilia 50, our free photo ebook on the Brazilian capital
map of Brasilia
hotels in Brasilia
a new shuttle bus from Brasilia airport to town
sighsteeing in Brasilia
Brasilia wonders: JK bridge
Brasilia wonders: Santuário dom Bosco
Brasilia wonders: the Esplanada dos Ministérios
World Heritage Sites
Website on the Cultural World Heritage Sites in Brazil