Rio de Janeiro : 5 reports

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10 most beautiful bays in the world

In geographic terms they are a coastal indentation and, in tourist terms, a promise of blue sea, sunshine and idyllic landscapes. Here is a selection from across the different seas of the globe.
Golfe du Morbihan Golfe du Morbihan
Golfe du Morbihan
Vannes
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What are the new wonders of the world?

You may know all the seven wonders of the world, but what about the seven new wonders of the world?
Chichén Itzá Chichén Itzá
Chichén Itzá
Pisté
1:30
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A visit to the Pavão-Pavãozinho favela

Not many people think about striking out into Rio’s favelas. But despite the reputation of these underprivileged districts, some of them can be visited quite easily, like Pavão-Pavãozinho, which is just behind the Copacabana beach. Houses piled up on top of each other, walls painted in dif...
Copacabana Copacabana
Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro
2:00
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The historic treasures of Rio’s Centro

The Centro quarter is the financial heart of Rio de Janeiro, and has a rich cultural heritage as well. The splendid Theatro Municipal, the fabulous National Library, the posh hotels and lovely churches lining the large squares all take us on a historic tour of the country’s former capital, from its colonial past to independence.
Theatro Municipal de Rio Theatro Municipal de Rio
Theatro Municipal de Rio
Rio-de-Janeiro
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Copacabana, Ipanema : on the beach in Rio

Ipanema, Copacabana, Leblon: the very names of these legendary beaches promise idle hours in the sun. Soak up the rays on sandy shores, join in a game of ‘futevôlei,’ sip a cooling caipirinha... there’s a beach for every whim!
Copacabana Copacabana
Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro
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