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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 attractions, it is also one of the longest-standing constructions of its type in the world, and the oldest in Brazil.

Depending on the season, it can attract up to 6,000 tourists every day. During the . . .

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