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Rio De Janeiro, 1846

A lady traveller’s impressions of imperial Brazil include this vignette, courtesy of Project Gutenberg: “I was fortunate enough during my stay in Rio Janeiro to witness several different public festivals. The first was on the 21st of September, in the … Continue reading

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Constantinople v Rio

1846: on her travels around the world, the redoutable Austrian traveller Ida Pfeiffer visits Rio de Janeiro and finds much to displease. If only she were in Constantinople!

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