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RIO DE JANEIRO














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RIO DE JANEIRO






LAST UPDATE / June 1, 2016

Rio de Janeiro is world famous for beautiful beaches and parties like Carnaval. During my time there I tried to dig a little deeper into the culture and less frequented neighborhoods. What I found was a bounty of great food, impressive architecture and bohemian charm. Hit the beach but don't miss out on the rest of this great city.

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Christ the Redeemer | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1
New Year's Eve | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2
Breakfast at Bar Bracarense | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 3
Museum of Contemporary Art in Niteroi | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 4
Sushi Leblon | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 5
Sunset over Ipanema | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 6
Ipanema Inn | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 7
Giuseppe Grill | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 8
Polis Sucos | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 9

BEACHING & SNACKING IN RIO

Rio has some of the best beaches in the world. I baked on the three most accessible ones while enjoying a couple of the more popular local beach snacks.

Posto 8 to 9 is Ipanema's gay stretch of beach | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 13
Snacks on Ipanema Beach | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 14
Snacks on Ipanema Beach | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 15
Snacks on Ipanema Beach | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 16

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Gay Beach
Posto 8 at Ipanema Beach
I'm not sure what's in the water in Rio. Or is it the açaí? Who knows? But the men in Brazil (and women for that matter) are gorgeous. No better place to survey the gay sunbathers than at Posto 8 on Ipanema Beach where the LGBT crowd gathers.

DOWNTOWN & SANTA TERESA

Looking to beat the heat of the beach? Or just looking for a different take on the city? Head downtown or to Rio's bohemian hood Santa Teresa for delicious eats, architecture, street art and more.

Candelária Church | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 17
Ministry of Education | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 18
Walk around the Santa Teresa neighborhood | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 19
Museu do Amanhã | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 20
Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 21
Escadaria Selarón | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 22
Bowl of feijoada from Bar do Mineiro | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 23
Bar do Gomez in Santa Teresa | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 24
THE MAP
All the goods in one neat map. Dig in.
Holy Art Deco
1 · Christ the Redeemer
Carpe Diem
2 · New Year's Eve
Boteco
3 · Bar Bracarense
Modernist Architecture
4 · Niemeyer in Niterói
Sushi
5 · Sushi Leblon
Sunset
6 · Sunset from Pedra do Arpoador
Nice Digs
7 · Ipanema Inn
Comfort Food
8 · Giuseppe Grill
Fresh Juice
9 · Polis Sucos
Beach
10 · Copacabana Beach
11 · Ipanema Beach
12 · Leblon Beach
13 · Posto 8 at Ipanema Beach
Holy Baroque Architecture
17 · Candelária Church
Modernist Architecture
18 · Rio's Ministry of Education & Health
Bohemian Streets
19 · Around Santa Teresa
Neo-futurist Architecture
20 · Museu do Amanha by Santiago Calatrava
Roman Catholic Pyramid
21 · Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian
Rio's Most Beautiful Staircase
22 · Escadaria Selarón
Feijoada
23 · Bar do Mineiro
Bar with Charm
24 · Bar do Gomez in Santa Teresa

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