Brazil – Recife – Tropical rainforest, modern cities, shanty towns, art, opulence and poverty, Catholic churches, wild birds, coconuts – photos

We walked up into the rainforest with views over the city, sipped a delicious coconut and walked down through the colourful streets to the beach. On the way we passed the slum favellas where the masses of poor people live. On the beach were the skyscrapers with their multimillion dollar apartments.

A land of contrasts.