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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