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Comedian, writer and actor Michael Palin, 69, was at Waterstones in Jubilee Place mall for a signing of his new book Brazil, to accompany his recent BBC1 series.
We asked the seasoned traveller what he found in the South American country and about a life spent touring the world.
The co-owner of a new Brazilian barbecue restaurant at Westfield Stratford City is insistent on what he believes is the correct spelling of the country's name.
Restaurateur David Ponte, who opened Cabana with business partner Jamie Barber five weeks ago, said he was not just being pedantic, but that the argument sums up the whole restaurant.
It was not long ago that Brazil was known for its poverty - but in 15 years' time, the developing country is predicted to be the fifth biggest economy in the world.
HSBC Brazil president and chief executive Conrado Engel visited London last week for the launch of Festival Brazil, an international programme of business and culture focused around the South American country.
IN A NUTSHELL
All the fun of a Brazilian carnival is presented here with lashings of football-inspired martial arts dancing and music, writes Emma Berge
It's hard to imagine it but the sunny weather will soon arrive - and with it London will turn into a Latin American music and arts extravaganza.
Last Monday, the Southbank Centre announced its line-up for the HSBC-sponsored Festival Brazil, which will run in and around the Waterloo venue from June to September.