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Jesus Statue

Rio de Janeiro

February 25th 2011
Oh Rio...what a beautiful city. It is surrounded by beautiful beaches and lovely mountains. When we first arrived we took the bus to our hostel and of course got lost along the way. It took us a while of walking around and asking people in our spanish/hand movements to find our way. There are many different parts of the city and we first explored Botafogo, where we were staying. We quickly le ... 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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