Rio de Janeiro

"I've been to cities that never close down, from New York to Rio and old London town." The most famous city in South America, Rio is a place of contrast. A playground for the rich, and a town full of poverty and crime. Religious and hedonistic.

Cristo Redentor

The statue of Christ the Redeemer stands high over Rio de Janeiro.

Cristo Redentor

Cristo Redentor

Strangely enough, it is not that big - only 38 metres high - but it is still impressive.

Cristo Redentor

Corcovado crowds

The Corcovado draws crowds, not just to see the statue, but also for the magnificant views.

Corcovado crowds

Sugar loaf

The Surgar Loaf is also a popular attraction.

Sugar loaf

Sugar Loaf

You get to the top by riding the cable car.

Sugar Loaf

Copacabana

The famous beach of Copacabana and the concrete jungle behind it.

Copacabana

Ipanema

Ipanema beach is the same.

Ipanema

Sunset over Rio

Looking towards Corcovado from the Sugar Loaf.

Sunset over Rio

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