June 2011 to April 2012
No. of Days
Countries Visited
One. But a very big one.
Distance travelled
5,965 miles


A selection of highlights from Michael’s journey though a country beginning to take's its place on the world stage.


Follow Michael's route through Brazil with our immersive and interactive map.


The scale, size and diversity of Brazil takes your breath away. The long Atlantic coastline with exciting port cities full of life and dance and colour, the most spectacular falls I’ve ever seen, and the vast and mysterious Amazon rainforest.

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Michael explores this exotic country that is now a global superpower, and takes a closer look at a remarkable new force on the world scene.