Post Tagged with: "Rio de Janeiro"

  • Big names withdraw from Olympic Golf

    Big names withdraw from Olympic Golf

    With the 2016 Olympic Games seeing the reintroduction of golf for the first time after a one hundred and twelve year absence, the news that some of the sports biggest names will not be taking part has come as a blow to many within the game.


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  • 7 modern wonders of the world

    7 modern wonders of the world

    In 2007, a six-year initiative culminated in a popularity poll aimed to pick seven new wonders of the world from a short list of 200 existing monuments. While many of the places that failed to make the cut are highly desirable destinations, the Acropolis of Athens, Angkor Wat and Eiffel Tower included, the selected seven are rightly found at the top of many a traveler’s bucket list.


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  • Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro

    Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro

    Superbly positioned overlooking the sea, this glamorous Orient-Express landmark in Rio de Janeiro has been welcoming the rich and famous since its Art Deco doors swung open in 1923. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers danced here and the Rolling Stones tuned up in its grand salon before their concert on the beach.


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  • The beautifull  tropical island of Boracay

    The beautifull tropical island of Boracay

    When you think of famous beaches, what comes to mind? In the United States, does your mind automatically come up with Daytona Beach or Miami Beach? In Australia, do you find yourself dreaming about Bondi beach? In French Polynesia, there is Bora Bora and in the Aegean Sea there is Mykonos. Tulum is known as being one of the better beaches on a long list of famous Mexican beach destinations, including Acapulco.


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  • Ponta dos Ganchos, Santa Catarina, Brazil

    Ponta dos Ganchos, Santa Catarina, Brazil

    Ponta dos Ganchos Exclusive Resort is located on a privately-owned peninsula, surrounded by the exuberant Emerald Coast. Known as one of the most exclusive beach resorts in Brazil, the property enjoys direct flights from São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro or Buenos Aires. Here the waters of the Emerald coast meet the lush rainforest vegetation in a dazzling display of colour and light. 25-sophisticated and charming bungalows lay in perfect harmony with the breathtaking scenery.


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  • Top sights in Rio De Janeiro Brazil

    Top sights in Rio De Janeiro Brazil

    io de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil, on the South Atlantic coast. Rio is famous for its breathtaking landscape, its laidback beach culture and its annual carnival. The harbour of Rio de Janeiro is comprised of a unique entry from the ocean that makes it appear as the mouth of a river. Additionally, the harbor is surrounded by spectacular geographic features including Sugar Loaf mountain at 395 m (1,296 feet), Corcovado Peak at 704 m (2,310 feet), and the hills of Tijuca at 1,021 m (3,350 feet). These features work together to collectively make the harbor one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World .


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