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By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The lighting up of Rio’s famous, giant Christmas tree that floats on Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas in Zona Sul (South Zone) was called into question after the metal structure...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Since 1996 residents of Rio have marked the arrival of the Christmas season with the official lighting up of the floating Christmas tree on the Lagoa in Zona Sul...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Christmas season is here again and that means it's time to light the famous floating Christmas tree in Rio de Janeiro. Sponsored by Bradesco Seguros the 19th annual...
By Milli Legrain, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The city's saltwater Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas gives its name to the sumptuous Lagoa region that occupies the middle ground between fellow upmarket neighborhoods Jardim Botânico, Gávea, Leblon and Ipanema to...
By Leo Cutting, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It is December, the days are getting longer, the weather is getting hotter and, however counter intuitively for readers from the Northern Hemisphere, this can only mean one thing, Christmas...
By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Anyone walking by the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas around Christmas time will notice the famous Árvore de Natal (Christmas Tree) that opens on December 1st. For many, its presence...
By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For those whom Christmas conjures images of snow, wool hats, rosy cheeks and fireside eggnog, they may find it hard to catch the holiday spirit amidst Brazil's summer heat....
By Davi Baldussi, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil is perhaps best known for it’s natural beauties, Rio, futbol (soccer), Carnival and a few more long said qualities. But there is a small city located in the state of...
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