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"There's a sense of wonder..."

Duration: 06:04

The fifth largest country on Earth, with an abundance of resources and a melting pot of peoples, Brazil is a nation that's risen almost out of nowhere to become a 21st Century superpower and is next in line to host both the World Cup and Olympic Games. Palin sets off to discover a country whose time has come.

With stunning images from photographer Basil Pao, Palin talks about his love of travelling, highlights from his time in Brazil and how it made him aware of why he travels.

Available since: Tue 23 Oct 2012

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Brazil with Michael Palin

Michael Palin criss-crosses Brazil to find out what makes this vast country tick.

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