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from the Sugar Loaf

stunning Rio

June 22nd 2007
A quote from my travel journal for today: 'A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step´ We have had only two days for Rio but it´s been enough. Yesterday Corcovado and statue of Cristo Redentor, Maracana stadium (which was closed unfortunately) and sunset on the top of Sugar Loaf mountain (Pao de Açucar) which gave us the biggest thrill!!! it´s hard to put down in words how ... read more
South America » Brazil » Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian Flag Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of t... ... read more
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