Rio - Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf January 29th 2009 After chilling out for a few days we decided it was time to do something. The weather has been a bit poor and we wanted to utilise some clear blue skies to add to the already magnificent landmarks that Rio has to offer. Today wasn't too bad... sunny with a few clouds and after days of chilling out, it was time to start seeing some sights.
After waking up around lunch and having breakfast we ca ... read more
South America » Brazil » Rio de Janeiro » Rio de Janeiro 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