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Escuna Madre de Dios Ancorada na Marina da Glória

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A: Foto aérea da Marina da Glória - Rio de Janeiro - Brasil

by Mauricio Rubio - Videopontocom, 230 meters away

Foto aérea da Marina da Glória - Rio de Janeiro - Brasil

B: Baia de Guanabara - Rio de Janeiro - Brasil

by Mauricio Rubio - Videopontocom, 240 meters away

Baia de Guanabara - Rio de Janeiro - Brasil

C: FashionRio 2008 / Sandpiper's runaway show

by AYRTON, 280 meters away

During one week there's the FASHIONRIO at Marina da Glória. This is the Winter edition. Here is the S...

FashionRio 2008 / Sandpiper's runaway show

D: VIRTUR-Marina da Gloria, Guanabara Bay Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

by Holger Jung-Gercke, 310 meters away

Marina da Glória located in the Guanabara Bay is the main entrance of sea vessels arriving at Rio de ...

VIRTUR-Marina da Gloria, Guanabara Bay Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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by Mauricio Rubio - Videopontocom, 330 meters away

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by Mauricio Rubio - Videopontocom, 350 meters away

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by Mauricio Rubio - Videopontocom, 360 meters away

H: Panorama 1

by Eduardo Santos, 380 meters away

Panorama 1

I: World Bike Tour 2012 - Rio de Janeiro - Brasil

by Mauricio Rubio - Videopontocom, 430 meters away

World Bike Tour 2012 - Rio de Janeiro - Brasil

J: 03 World Bike Tour 2012 - Rio de Janeiro - Brasil

by Mauricio Rubio - Videopontocom, 430 meters away

03 World Bike Tour 2012 - Rio de Janeiro - Brasil

This panorama was taken in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This is an overview of Brazil

Here's your soundtrack. Okay, maybe they're not exactly brazillian but their music is awesome and their live shows legendary.

Now, Brazil covers almost half of South America and its Amazon rainforest is the world's largest jungle... which is rapidly getting cut down. The country is basically one giant botanical garden with some bangin' cities on its edges.

Brazil was colonized in 1808 by the royal court of Portugal, which was fleeing Napolean's troops. They didn't stay long, and Brazil won its independence in 1822.

Its biggest city, Sao Paulo, is the financial hub of South America. Brazil is the "b" in BRIC -- Brazil, Russia, India and China. These four were labeled the world's fastest developing large economies in the year 2001.

Brazil is known for three things: amazingly beautiful women, carnival, and Pele -- King of Football, Athlete of the Century, football ambassador of the world and a declared national treasure.

Brazillians can tell foreigners a mile away, by the way their hips move. Samba is built into the soul of brazil and carnival is when it bursts out into twenty-four hour undying explosions of sound on every street.

This picture of mask diving at the Taipus reefs makes me shed hot and salty tears all over my calendar, which is set on "January" right now.

Text by Steve Smith.

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