Our vacations in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro

One of the highlights of our trip to Rio de Janeiro was the Gondola ride up to the top of Sugarloaf mountain, a huge granite rock situated at the end of Copacabana beach. The view of the city and its beaches is simply breathtaking.

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The start of the Gondola ride to Sugarloaf mountain
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Up to Morro hill .....
..... and on to Sugarloaf mountain
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View of Rio nestled in mountains and hills
City view with Corcovado in the background
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Bernd admiring the view of Rio
Jola high above Rio with a view towards Copacabana
beach. Ipanema beach is around the far corner
of the shore

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Last updated: 10 December 2010 by Bernd