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2008 Winter Trip -- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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2008 Winter Trip -- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


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This article was posted on March 1, 2009.

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From the giant cross atop Corcadovo to the beaches at Copacabana and Ipanema, Rio offered spectacular sights and was my favorite among the major cities of South America.

Picture 1:
Crowds atop Corcadovo.



Picture 2:
View towards Sugar Loaf and Flamengo nrighborhood.



Picture 3:
View of Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas. The Jockey Club racetrack is on the right.
Beaches of Ipanema and Leblon are beyond the lagoon.



Picture 4:
Christo Redentor statute atop Corcadovo Mtn.



Picture 5:
Ipanema Beach



Picture 6:
Copacabana Beach



Pictures from Petropolis, Brazil - click here.


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