By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For a week in the rainforest or a few days sunning on one of Bahia’s blissful beaches, pousadas are a alternative to large hotels or hostels for a fast-growing number of travelers in Brazil. For many, the first stop is Hidden Pousadas Brazil, a service launched by British expatriate and travel writer Alison McGowan, which currently has over 200 of the finest pousadas Brazil has to offer, including eco-lodges, guesthouses and boutique hotels.
McGowan . . .