Brazil 2014/ 2015

After a long journey home I’m forcing myself to fight through the jetlag to share these photos from Brazil! I tagged along with my friend Mika and her family to Rio de Janeiro and Iguassu Falls. This was my second visit to the falls. We spent about a week touring Rio and had a special opportunity to celebrate New Year’s Eve there. Rio de Janeiro boasts one of the best NYE celebrations in the world with its extravagant fireworks show on Copacabana beach. Rio is one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the world and I know I will return someday. Obrigado Brasil!

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Iguassu Falls view from Brazil side
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Mika’s Lokai bracelet
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Iguana outside the hotel!
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our hotel the Belmond Hotel das Cataratas
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caipirinha!
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iguassu

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the catwalk on the edge
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on Ipanema beach in Rio
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the gondola on the way to sugar loaf
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view of rio city lights from sugar loaf at dusk
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copacabana from our hotel room
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santa tereza steps

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at santa tereza
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at santa tereza
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on the way to corcovado to see christ the redeemer
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cristo from the back
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christ the redeemer.. lots of tourists..
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christ the redeemer
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christ the redeemer from the side
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Ipanema!
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view of rio from corcovado/ christ the redeemer
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corcovado view II
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hanging out on copacabana!
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nye fireworks!
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nye fireworks show on copacabana
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nye fireworks on copacabana!
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instagram photo being tourists at christ the redeemer
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at the maracana world cup stadium! sitting on the team bench
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press seats at maracana world cup stadium

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on the boat about to get soaked at iguassu!
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on the boat about to get soaked at iguassu!
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watching the NYE fireworks on copacabana with mika and her siblings
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at iguassu

 

Brazil 2014/ 2015