12. A Rio runs through it


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Published: July 8th 2007
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If you are not one of our family and friends, we would be really interested to know how you found our blog - please email us at olarse@hotmail.com - many thanks! (N) Firstly apologies to those expecting Paula to be writing this week; for some reason, she decided that it would not be fun to spend her final couple of nights in Rio on the computer, so I am doing it. Because we are spending so lon... Read Full Entry



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View from the upstairs balcony at Confeitaria ColomboView from the upstairs balcony at Confeitaria Colombo
View from the upstairs balcony at Confeitaria Colombo

Can you spot me? (Courtesy Nick Hewitt)
Nick inside Confeitaria ColomboNick inside Confeitaria Colombo
Nick inside Confeitaria Colombo

Note the waiters always in a rush (so their mates don't see them in their Easyjet aprons)
On Copacabana beach for Live Earth 07On Copacabana beach for Live Earth 07
On Copacabana beach for Live Earth 07

With two Natashas, Jacqui, two Swedes and an American
Nick & Nick outside Bar do GomesNick & Nick outside Bar do Gomes
Nick & Nick outside Bar do Gomes

Santa Teresa, on "Open Doors" weekend
Christ the RedeemerChrist the Redeemer
Christ the Redeemer

Corcovado Hill
Christ the RedeemerChrist the Redeemer
Christ the Redeemer

Corcovado Hill (Photo from postcard - reproduction permission not yet obtained)
Christ the RedeemerChrist the Redeemer
Christ the Redeemer

Corcovado Hill
Christ the RedeemerChrist the Redeemer
Christ the Redeemer

Corcovado Hill
Christ the RedeemerChrist the Redeemer
Christ the Redeemer

Corcovado Hill
Dusk view of Sugar LoafDusk view of Sugar Loaf
Dusk view of Sugar Loaf

Botofogo bay in the foreground
Early evening view of Sugar LoafEarly evening view of Sugar Loaf
Early evening view of Sugar Loaf

Botofogo bay & Rio in the foreground
Evening view of RioEvening view of Rio
Evening view of Rio

Copacabana beach to the left and Ipanema to the right



10th July 2007

Best cappucino
Your mate has obviously never had a cappucino at Harpers then! Enjoying the blog - looks fantastic
13th July 2007

Thankyou
Thankyou so much for the wonderful blog it has helped me with an assignment I had to complete. The assignment was to write about a country I had never been to (I chose Rio, Brazil) and write a travel blog about it. So thanks! Your blog has helped me understand and imagine Rio so much better. X.

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