Waking up in Rio January 3rd 2014 After a good nights sleep we got up, still a little bleary eyed we pulled back the curtains to one spectacular view from our bedroom window and terrace.
We decided to use our first day to do a quick shop and explore the famous beaches of Rio; Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana. It somewhat came to prove we underestimated the enormity of the beaches and ended up walking for hours in the baking heat. ... read more
South America » Brazil » Rio de Janeiro » Rio de Janeiro » Leblon 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