Rio de Janeiro - Hang glider, Christ Statue, Sugar Loaf, Ipanema ...

Rio has a spectacular natural setting, "the girl from Ipanema" - a beach in Rio, hang gliding (recently featured on TV as one of the top places to see before you die), surfing, beach volleyball, soccer, and one of the most famous landmarks in the world; "Cristo Redentor", the Christ statue overlooking the city from atop Corcovado mountain.

Rio also had Carnival celebrations, samba and other music, hotel-lined tourist beaches, such as Copacabana, Ipanema, and Leblon; pavements decorated with black and cream swirl pattern mosaics. ') ; Sugarloaf mountain (Pão de Açúcar) with its cable car; the Sambódromo, a giant permanent parade stand used during Carnival; and Maracanã stadium, one of the world's largest football stadiums. Rio also boasts the world's largest forest inside an urban area, called Floresta da Tijuca, or 'Tijuca Forest'.




Ipanema, Leblon & the "Two Brothers"




View from Corcovado (Christ Statue)

Hang gliding (asa-delta) in Rio


Make your dream come true; fly free as a bird.

Sao Conrado, Rio de Janiero





From our balcony







Street Market   Breakfast  


Lunch - Copacabana