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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In exactly one week, all eyes will be on the 10,000 athletes from around the world as they run, jump, throw, swim and cycle their way to Olympic glory in...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Bondinho do Pão de Açúcar - the Sugarloaf Mountain cable car - celebrates its centenary this Saturday, October 27th. Indisputably one of Rio’s most iconic landmarks and most successful tourist...
By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio’s sunny disposition leaves a plethora of outdoor activities to be enjoyed, on a rainy day however, many people can be left twiddling their thumbs. For those who enjoy a...
By Lacy Edney, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Pão de Açucar (The Sugarloaf) sits impressively between the ocean and the riveting landscape that makes up Rio de Janeiro. One hundred years after its cable car inauguration in 1912,...
By Sanhita Reddy, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Visions of university students playing football (soccer) along Praia Vermelha, and old men fishing along the rocks leading to the Atlantic Ocean are common in Urca. With sweeping views of...
By Joshua Rapp Learn, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Occupying the northeast end of Copacabana beach, the shaded streets of Leme offer a rare respite from the milling city without sacrificing natural beauty. Nestled between Morro do Leme...
By Clarissa Butelli, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - A thin strip of land between the Guanabara Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, Urca is a district crowned by one of Rio’s most well-known landmarks, Sugarloaf Mountain. With a privileged...
By Hakan Almerfors, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Pão de Açucar, Sugarloaf in English, is one of the more famous tourist attractions in the world. Perhaps the best marketing was made when James Bond fought Jaws on top of...
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