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Cristo Redentor  

Cristo Redentor

Cariokay!

July 16th 2007
When I was young, I had an article about an English convict, torn from a newspaper, pinned to a corkboard in my room. All I knew was this man had taken part in something called the Great Train Robbery, escaped from jail, and was now living happily in Rio de Janeiro. Something about this seemingly insouciant rogue appealed to my preteen self. I decided I would one day go to Rio and visit this Ronni ... read more
South America » Brazil » Rio de Janeiro » 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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