Our vacations in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro

One of the most visited places in Brazil is Rio de Janeiro. The city is famous for its picturesque location among mountains and hills at the Atlantic coast, for its beautiful Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, and for Sugarloaf mountain and Corcovado. We spent several days under deep blue sky and tropical heat, admiring and enjoying the gems of Rio.

View of Rio de Janeiro from Corcovado
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Along the shore, with Sugarloaf mountain
in the background
The psychodelic walkway along Copacabana beach
Copacabana Beach with its beautiful
fine white sand
We have part of Copacabana beach almost
for ourselves, at 35 C in the shade!
The surf at Copacabana beach

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Last updated: 10 December 2010 by Bernd