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Photo Series: Parque Lage

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

Brazil

Rio de Janeiro cycling delivers one of the all time great rides

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

Travel

Imaging Brazil 381: Airplane Over Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro, RJ (2012)

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

Photography

What to do for 6 days in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

May has arrived, and with it two feriados and long weekends: the 1st and the 21st – just the time I needed to go on some new adventures! 3.823 palabras más

Travel

Machado de Assis - o Bruxo do Cosme Velho - em 10 pensamentos expressos nas suas obras.

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

Language

Tapirs and loan forgiveness: it’s called gratitude

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

"Yo tengo el Jesús más grande del mundo"

En Świebodzin, un diminuto pueblo de Polonia con una población de unas veinte mil personas -más o menos como la localidad de La Candelaria, en Bogotá-, hace ocho años construyeron la estatua del “Jesús más grande del mundo”. 683 palabras más

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