has lots of mysteries one is a modern phenomena of new age religious
cults. There are more cults in Brazil than anywhere else and the
central place for many is Brasilia. One cult leader in previous
times predicted a city springing up there, in the desert and with a
great lake, this came to pass, both the city and its massive lake
are entirely artificial. Many of the cults are based in old African
superstitions that have become modernised: like Candonble
has lost pyramids in its jungles, maybe a lost city or two, strange
rumours tell of hidden places, but right out in the open near Rio is
a stone outcrop that looks like the Sphinx!
has twin mysterious rivers that don’t mix, yet flow together in
the same channel for many miles.
Brazil has Caipirinha, carnival and muggings.
film 'City of God'
depicts life in the Favelas
of Rio where the young members of teenage gangs control the community
through crime and drug related syndicates.
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Bruce Parry Explores the greatest river on Earth - The Amazon
Series on BBC2