Rio de Janeiro

The colors of the Feira de São Cristovão

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In Rio de Janeiro there’s a place dedicated to the rich culture of the northeast region of Brazil. It’s called Feira de São Cristovão. Even…

The poetry of Copacabana in black and white

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Had ocean been my confidant I’d have given it All of my truths for safekeeping Tales I would have written Of seashells picking girls…

Helicopter sightseeing over Rio de Janeiro

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I took a helicopter sightseeing over Rio de Janeiro and the experience was amazing. I feel blessed for living in such beautiful city and for…

Mosteiro de São Bento

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The recently restored Mosteiro de São Bento is an oasis of peace in the middle of the chaotic Rio de Janeiro city center. Don’t…

Rio de Janeiro’s new museum: The Museum of Tomorrow

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Rio de Janeiro takes a step into the future with its newest museum: The Museum of Tomorrow. Designed by the Award-winning Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, the…

Sugarloaf Mountain at sunset

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Visiting the Sugarloaf Mountain at sunset is a special experience. No trip to Rio de Janeiro is complete without a ride in its cable car….

Ruins Park in Santa Teresa

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The Ruins Park in Santa Teresa is a nice spot to take beautiful photos of the city. Unlike other viewpoints in the city that are overcrowded,…

Floating Christmas Tree in Rio de Janeiro

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Every year thousands of people gather around the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas to see the floating Christmas tree. The Christmas tree is assembled at the end of November. The…

Petropolis x Teresopolis Crossing

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The Serra dos Órgãos National Park is a mountain range in the state of Rio de Janeiro. It’s an 110 km2 area covered with the Atlantic Forest. The…