Our vacations in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro

Corcovado mountain rises inland in Rio de Janeiro. It offers a spectacular view of the city and its beaches. We took an early morning cog train for the 20 minute ride to the top to avoid the onslaught of visitors later during the day.

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Corcovado mountain as seen from our hotel close to Copacabana beach
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Waiting in line for the cog train .....
..... and finally arriving at the top of Corcovado
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Jola admiring the view towards Ipanema beach
Bernd taken photos - as always.
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Famous view of Rio de Janeiro, with Sugarloaf mountain
in the distance
Rio's icon on top of Corcovado:
Christ the Redeemer protecting Rio de Janeiro

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Last updated: 10 December 2010 by Bernd