Photos from August 2012

Self explanatory I guess, any photos here were taken and blogged in August 2012.

Cristo Redentor, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Earlier today I checked out the friendly Jesus statue that lurks over Rio from the top of Corcovado mountain. Christ the Redeemer as it translates in English is one of the new wonders… Read more »

Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The great thing about Rio having so many beaches is that when its cloudy on one of them, you can just walk to another one thats sunny. Ipanema beach was cloud free compared to the… Read more »

Escadaria Selarón, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Today I did a bit of sight seeing in Rio today and came across these steps while making my way from Santa Teresa to Lapa. As you can see what makes the steps interesting is that they… Read more »

Farol das Conchas, Ilha do Mel, Brazil

Had a lovely walk with the mrs earlier up to Farol das Conchas (a lighthouse on Ihla do Mel) to watch the sunset over Praia do Farol das Conchas (the beach). The Conchas Lighthouse's… Read more »

Oscar Niemeyer Musuem, Curitiba, Brazil

Earlier today I visited the Oscar Niemeyer Musuem in Curitiba, Brazil. I noticed this interesting building yesterday and today went in for a closer look. Born in Rio in 1907 Oscar… Read more »

Memorial Ucraniano, Curitiba, Brazil

Located near Parque Tingüi, Memorial Ucraniano was founded in 1995 to mark a 100 years since the first wave of Ukrainian migrants arriving in Curitiba in 1895. The Orthodox Church… Read more »

Iguaçu Falls, Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná, Brazil

These waterfalls are known by everyone as the world's greatest waterfalls. The falls are on the Iguazu river on the border between Argentina and Brazil. This photo was taken from the… Read more »

New Cathedral of Cuenca, Ecuador

This is the view from the far side of Parque Calderon in Cuenca of the New Cathedral of Cuenca or The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception as it is also known. The building was started… Read more »

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