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I am more interested in what one can ﬁnd towards the back of the shop. Here they offer a selection of the popular prints created to illustrate the poems of the street poets of the Brazilian North-East. For many years these troubadours have declaimed their poetry on the streets, hanging their pamphlets, or folhetos, for display on a cordel (string). For many of the rural poor, the folhetos were the only kind of literature they came into contact with, brought back from the local market town to the village, passed around and read out loud by the literate to gatherings of appreciative listeners.
Pleasant views are especially good for the spirits; “to have a free prospect all over the city at once, as at Granada in Spain, and Fez in Africa,” is recommended, as is climbing a tower in Greenwich or St. Mark’s steeple in Venice. ” However, unlike the travel correspondents of Sunday newspapers today, Burton seems to have been aware that such destinations were beyond the means of many. Those seeking to take the physic of travel must be prepared to start closer to home; perhaps even in their own neighbourhood.