Showing off Rio de Janeiro’s Magic in 13 Beautiful Photos

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I spent some time perusing photo’s from this year’s Carnival and wishing I was back in Brazil.  Rio is a magical city, and I absolutely have spend more time there!  (Plus I have to get more miles our of my ten-year visa).

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From Christo Redactor to Sugar Loaf to the Tijuca Forrest with its urban waterfalls, Here are 13 photos from my trip that show off just how amazing the city is.

View from Corcovado
An Urban Waterfall in the Tijuca Rainforest
A Staircase in a Favella
The Candelabra, Rio’s first church
View from Corcovado
Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer)
View of Cristo Redactor from Sugar Loaf
View of the Marina from Sugar Loaf
Samba at the Rio Scenarium
Fog on of Morro dos Hermanos
Futbol on the beach at Leblon
The City Below
A monkey on Sugar Loaf

Pin This for Your Trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Showing off Rio de Janeiro's Magic in 13 Beautiful Photos
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