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Ipanema Beach In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Ipanema Beach is located in between Leblon and Arpoador, towards the South Zone of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Earlier the shore was not as famous as you all find it today; it gained fame with the word Ipanema Beach after the song “The girl from Ipanema” with the start of bossa nova sound, written by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes some time back in 1962 with music by Jobim. The word “Ipanema” had come from the Tupi language that means “stinky lake”. Continue reading


Christ The Redeemer Statue, Rio, Brazil

Sometimes we normally call it Christ the Redeemer or sometime Cristo Redentor, it is located at somewhere in  Portuguese, a larger-than-life statuary of Jesus Christ with his arms outspread, a sign of peace that stands almost 40 meters high. The statuette is perched above Rio de Janeiro, at about 700-meter high Corcovado Mountain. It gives you spectacular views of downtown Rio de Janeiro, the bay or ocean, Sugarloaf Mountain, Copacabana beach, and Ipanema Beach. All these beautiful icon, surrounding and environment are located somewhere in the vicinity of Ipanema land and hometown. Continue reading