Moments & Misadventures :: Rio From the Bottom to the Top

Moments & Misadventures ::  Rio From the Bottom to the Top

A cool morning dawned upon Rio de Janeiro and I looked out from our hotel window onto the beautiful Copacabana Beach. It was August which meant Brazil's wintertime, which felt like springtime in the states so the weather was perfect for exploring this beautiful city. The beach was quite peaceful with only a few beach [...]

Pão de Açúcar (‘Sugar Loaf Mountain’) {Brazil}

Pão de Açúcar  (‘Sugar Loaf Mountain’) {Brazil}

For the best views of all of Rio, make your way up to the top of "Sugar Loaf Mountain". This peak is the highest peak, standing at 1,299 feet tall. The name comes from Brazil's sugar cane industry. The sugar cane was placed in cone shaped clay containers called Sugar Loafs to be shipped all [...]