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January 1st 2006
Published: January 28th 2006
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Happy New Year, everyone! We arrived in Rio de Janeiro, the second biggest city in Brazil after a couple hours of layover in São Paulo (another crazy town) several days ago. Unfortunately we didn't see any Rio landmark our first night due to our late arrival. We went directly to our hostel in Botafogo neighborhood, which located only twenty minutes walking from Copacabana and Ipanema beach, si... Read Full Entry

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Keep running

The platform we need to keep running from.
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Pedra Bonita

The platform of Pedra Bonita, where hang gliding is taking place from.
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Hang gliding

Hang glider's point of view.
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Hang gliding view

Right before landing.

Conrad and I are landing on the beach.

Us and our hang glide instructors. The guy on the right is Conrad, whom I flew with.

14th February 2006

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