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All about Carnival __ Carnival ( Carnaval ) is Rio's main event. Here is a good look at the festivities. - illustrated - From ipanema.com - http://www.ipanema.com/carnival/ 


Carnaval __ An overview of this Rio party with information about its history, dances and much more. - From about.com - http://gosouthamerica.about.com/cs/southamerica/a/Carnaval.htm 


Famous Cariocas __ List of famous people from Rio with links to more detail about each. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rio_de_Janeiro#Famous_Cariocas 

 


History of Rio de Janeiro __ "Guanabara Bay, future site of the city, was reached by Portuguese explorers in an expedition led by Portuguese explorer Gaspar de Lemos on January 20, 1502; hence Rio de Janeiro, "River of January". An encyclopedic article. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rio_de_Janeiro#History 
 
Rio de Janeiro __ You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. "It is famous for its spectacular natural setting, its Carnival celebrations, samba and other music, hotel-lined tourist beaches, such as Copacabana, Ipanema, and Leblon, pavements decorated with black and cream swirl pattern mosaics, and the easy-going lifestyle of its inhabitants." This and more. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rio_de_Janeiro 

 

 


Rio de Janeiro __Online English language news source about Rio. - illustrated - From riodejaneironews.com - http://www.riodejaneironews.com/ 


Rio de Janeiro, Brazil __ A good overview for travelers with information about history, climate, packing tips and much more. - From about.com - http://gosouthamerica.about.com/cs/rioabout/p/RiodeJaneiro.htm

 

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: History __ A brief overview of the city's history. - From v-brazil.com - http://www.v-brazil.com/information/geography/rio-de-janeiro/history.html 


Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Forecast : Weather Underground __ Current and future weather conditions for Rio. - From wunderground.com - http://www.wunderground.com/global/stations/83755.html

 


Rio de Janeiro Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport guide __ This is 'not' the official airport website. The official site is only in Portuguese. but you can find some general information here. - From 121airports.com - http://www.121airports.com/riodejaneirointernationalairport.htm 


Rio de Janeiro Map __ you will find an interactive map with links to more detailed information. - illustrated - From lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/mapshells/south_america/rio_de_janeiro/rio_de_janeiro.htm 


Rio de Janeiro Photos __ You will find galleries of over 150 click-to-enlarge photo images of Rio de Janeiro. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://search.pbase.com/search?q=Rio%20de%20Janeiro
 

 

 

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