Category Brazil

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro

Photos close-up in the mist and from the Botanical Gardens, November 2018.

South American Beach

5 of the best road trips to take in South America

Guest post by Jordan Greene. Unbelievably vast, incredibly beautiful and delightfully diverse – South America’s breathtaking landscapes can only be fully appreciated by taking to its roads. The continent boasts endless regions of spectacular scenery, cultural marvels and inspiring culinary escapades to awe any kind of traveller. Off the beaten paths, the roads may not […]

Wordless Wednesday – Iguazu Falls, Brazil

Sunday Photos – Birds in Argentina, Uruguay & Brazil

In November last year we visited Buenos Aires,  Colonia del Sacramento, Iguazu Falls and Rio de Janeiro. We encountered many amazing sights and enjoyed some magnificent cultural experiences and along the way managed to view some amazing bird life too. I am not an accomplished wildlife photographer and I don’t have a clue half the […]

Monday Morning Blues

This is a view from the top of Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro as a plane descends to land at Santos Dumont Airport. The impressive bridge in the background is the 8 mile long Rio–Niterói Bridge. Join in the mission to banish those Monday morning blues over on Twitter. Just post a photo featuring […]

Sunday Photo – Sugarloaf Mountain, Rio de Janeiro

It was only two months ago that we were in Rio. A definite highlight was taking the cablecar up Sugarloaf Mountain for superb views of Copacabana Beach, Christ the Redeemer and downtown Rio….. Christ the Redeemer from Sugarloaf Mountain, Rio

Friday Photos – Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro

Christ the Redeemer Pretty everywhere you go in Rio the 30 metre giant statue sat on its 8 metre pedestal can be seen from one angle or another. The arms stretch an amazing 28 metres! Voted as one of the ‘New 7 Wonders of the World’, the 635 tonne monolith took nine years to build, […]

Wordless Wednesday – Maracanã Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Iguaçu/Iguazú Falls, Brazil & Argentina

World Waterfalls I have been to waterfalls before. The highest one in England called Canonteign Falls situated in South Devon, a very nice deep blue cascade in Laos, an impressive torrent in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco and a frozen downpour in the Arctic Circle in Norway. Iguazú is something else. The widest set of […]

Wordless Wednesday -View from Sugarloaf Mountain