When people think about RIO, Christ the Redeemer, beautiful beaches, and Sugarloaf Mountain usually come to mind first. Today’s post features more than a dozen fascinating things to see an do in RIO along with info on how to get there. Take a gander and find out how to conquer the seemingly insurmountable Pedra da Gávea (and chase the experience with a splash in the waterfall). Or where to enjoy modernist exhibitions, a dip in the pool, AND a free art workshop for the kiddies!
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RIO’s Pão de Açúcar (Sugarloaf) enjoyed a long and colorful history before becoming one of RIO’s landmarks. Read on for more on how this RIO icon served as both part of the city’s military defenses and a nod to the city’s economic history:
Check out this awesome collection of Postcards from RIO. No words are needed to describe…well, see for yourself!
Happy Monday! As a treat to start the work week off right, check out these beautiful arial views of RIO: from Corcovado mountain, the Rocinha favela, and Pão de Açúcar (Sugarloaf Mountain):