For nearly a century, Parque Lage has stood at the foot of the Corcovado mountain where the Christ the Redeemer statue looks out over the city. 56 palabras más
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This day will live long in the memory of great bike rides.
A ride to an iconic destination, the summit of Corcovado, the mountain top that holds the Christo Redentor – the Christ the Redeemer statue that is perhaps the most known image of Rio de Janeiro. 148 palabras más
A personal selection of photographs with their stories.
381: Guanabara Bay
When Portuguese explorers arrived in Guanabara Bay on the first day of 1502, they initially were thinking that they had arrived at the mouth of a big river, as the story goes. 145 palabras más
Machado de Assis é considerado por muitos o maior escritor brasileiro de todos os tempos. Conhecido como o Bruxo do Cosme Velho (o tradicional bairro carioca onde morava), Machado foi um dos fundadores da Academia Brasileira de Letras (1987). 448 palabras más
We’re in the heart of dry season – dust season – on Costa Rica’s Pacific slope. The Rio Barrigones crossing between my house and the highway – remember I couldn’t get out for days last fall? 1.242 palabras más