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Day 122 - Sugar Loaf Mountain, Cristo Redentor and Some Crazy Steps

July 22nd 2010
Due to only having one full day in Rio we thought the only way to see all the sights was to book on a city tour. Unfortunately 40 other people also fancied a bit of sightseeing today (no word of a lie). Luckily we got split into three groups, and were able to walk around the sites at our leisure, first up was Sugar Loaf Mountain. The mountain rises nearly 400 metres above the harbour, and it took ... read more
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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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