Day 1 = 2 of my 5 ticks done!
Trip Start Dec 07, 2010
66Trip End Jan 14, 2011
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1) See Christ the Redeemer or locally known as Corcovado (cloud permitting).
2) See Rio sunset from the top of Sugar Loaf (sun obliging).
3) Go for a trolley ride to St Theresa, go inside the Metropolitan Cathedral and find the famous Lapa St tiled steps.
4) Go for a swim at Copacabana Beach (wind settled).
5) Visit a favella /slum (time permitting).
The story and full set of photos has been written in the separate entries for each part of the journey but here are some day 1 highlight photos as uploaded on the trip.
1) Pre breakfast hour's walk along Copacabana Beach towards Arpoador and then Ipanema Beach.
2) Metropolitan Cathedral.
3) Trolley ride to St Theresa.
4) Lapa St mosaic tiled steps. That Escadaria himself in the photo painting ... read what he paints now!!!!! when I write up this blog!
5) Sugar Loaf.