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The Carioca Aqueduct of Rio, MG_8942

The Carioca Aqueduct is an aqueduct in the city of Rio. The aqueduct was built in the middle of the 18th century to bring fresh water from the Carioca river to the population of the city. 69 more words

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Escadaria Selarón, Rio MG_8908

Escadaria Selarón, also known as the ‘Selaron Steps’, is a set of world-famous steps in Rio. They are the work of Chilean-born artist Jorge Selarón who claimed it as “my tribute to the Brazilian people”.   56 more words

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Rio de Janeiro and its surroundings, MG_8941

A city where the modern meets the colonial era, still in Lapa lively bohemian neighborhood.

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Colorful Building Façades, Rio MG_8900

Colonial architecture is more prevalent in this area of Rio, called Lapa.  The neighborhood of Lapa, known as the cradle of bohemian Rio is also famous for its architecture, starting with the Arcos – known as the Arcos da Lapa, constructed to act as conduit in the days of colonial Brazil and now serve as a signal for the cable cars that climb the hill of Santa Teresa.

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Ipanema Beach, Peddler of Cloth, Rio MG_8854

One finds everything to buy on Ipanema Beach, drinks, customs jewelry etc, but bikinis are most popular.  Wonder why?

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Ipanema Beach & That Look? Rio MG_8877

No comments here. Plenty more where that come from…

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Ipanema Beach sunbathers, Rio MG_8852

This beach is considered one of the main centers of activity for the city of Rio.  A place to see and be seen to the delight of viewers.

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