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... I had only managed one hours sleep due to insomnia. Not having enough sleep makes me emotional at the best of times, but I did some meditation and headed off on the tour bus.
Our first stop was to be Christ the redeemer, my dream!!! Finally reaching the peak, I was faced with the full 38 metre statues, made from something (I forget) on the inside and sandstone on the outside.
Now here comes a confession.
I was at Christ the redeemer. In ...
... took with her cell phone map. In the end she insisted on paying more than her share. I wished I was more with it. I did not need her to pay at all given the experience. I now have her phone number to call (very sweet, but whatever would I say given the fact I still do not know Portugese!).
I got to Copacabana midday. Showered and headed out in the rain. The rain stopped just ...
... and joined the fun.
Last Day in Rio
Day 3 in Rio was actually our last day after doing the entire tour. We visited the neighborhood where the artist, Selaron, made his tile steps until he was either brutally murdered or committed suicide last year. (some debate but most think it was murder.) The tiles are fascinating so I took quite a few pictures.
Last meal was the Brazilian national ...
... english managed to persuade us to go to top as the queues for the train was long. Was expensive $100 drive but I guess it was private tour for 2 hours and he stopped where ever we wanted for photos. The statue of Christ was visible all day until we arrived at the top. The clouds and wind really came in thick and 2 second views of the statue in the fog was it. No picture postcard photos on this one. Had some nice views of Rio bit lower down the hill under ...
... argentina-side-of-the-iguazu-falls/#st hash.UAyPyOHx.dpuf The Argentina side of the Iguazu Falls is absolutely breath taking and BIG. It takes one full day to explore. After you get into the park most of the trails are elevated wooden walkways that are broken up into three sections; the Lower Trail, Upper Trail, and Devil’s Throat. One needs to take the train from park entrance to get to one of the areas mentioned above//