A Day in Rio

A Day in Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (B)

There is nothing quite like sweating out the meat from a previous nights feast while laying on the beach. Fat man’s heaven. We played in the surf for awhile before heading to our now private (as the hotel emptied after the weekend) roof top patio. Again, rough life.

We went from riches to rags heading back to our hostel to catch a city tour. With limited time left we opted to pack all the sights into one day. First up was the big man himself, JC. The clouds rolled in as we left the hostel and were told that its not much fun when you cant see 2 feet in front of you. Thankfully the clouds parted as we made our way to the top of corcocado mountain. Like “he’s on the dashboard for the entire country” – Homer Simpson, Christ the redeemer stands – tall. Up close it is one big messiah. With the parting of the clouds we were presented with amazing views of the beautiful city of Rio and its surrounding neighborhoods.

We had little time to take it all in as we were whisked away to our next stop, Santa Teresa. We were only given a brief look at this pretty little neighborhood before being picked up and deposited at the ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Day in Rio
Guide Location: Brazil » Rio de Janeiro
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Shaun Robertson
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.thislifeintrips.com/a-day-in-rio/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Christ
  • Lappa steps
  • Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro

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