Rio de Janeiro Brazil

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All about Carnival __ Carnival ( Carnaval ) is Rio's main event. Here is a good look at the festivities. - illustrated - From - 

Carnaval __ An overview of this Rio party with information about its history, dances and much more. - From - 

Famous Cariocas __ List of famous people from Rio with links to more detail about each. - From wikipedia - 



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 - 
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 - 



Rio de Janeiro __Online English language news source about Rio. - illustrated - From - 

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil __ A good overview for travelers with information about history, climate, packing tips and much more. - From -


Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: History __ A brief overview of the city's history. - From - 

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Forecast : Weather Underground __ Current and future weather conditions for Rio. - From -



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 - 

Rio de Janeiro Map __ you will find an interactive map with links to more detailed information. - illustrated - From - 

Rio de Janeiro Photos __ You will find galleries of over 150 click-to-enlarge photo images of Rio de Janeiro. - illustrated - From -


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