Shannon Sims (Brazil 2012-2014) travels to Brazil’s lively northeast corner for The New York Times and finds musical, culinary and architectural delights. The city of Recife is not known for its beauty, but, “farther south are the teal waters of Boa Viagem beach,” Shannon writes, “and north is the charmingly colorful pocket community of Olinda.”

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