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Back on the Rio again

October 25th 2010
After a pretty uneventful flight from Londres, we arrived in Rio de Janeiro late Monday night. After a slight detour through some of the sketchier parts of town, where business was obviously booming for the “ladies”, the cabbie finally found our Pousada (guesthouse). The next day we got to see where we were staying. It’s an area called Santa Teresa, which is set up on a hill overlooking c ... read more
South America » Brazil » Rio de Janeiro » Rio de Janeiro » Santa Teresa

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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