Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Jacinto and Gustavo carrying a hang glider.



Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Setting up the Hang Gliders



Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Paragliding



Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Paragliding



Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Looking toward Ipanema, with Rocinha in the foreground.



Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Flying above the takeoff strip at Pedra Bonita.



Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Pedra da Gavea



Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Pepino Beach



Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Pedra Bonita



Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Barra da Tijuca








Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Lagoa, Ipanema and Rocinha



Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Rocinha, the largest slum in the world.
Above sit the two peaks named Dois Irmãos (Two Brothers)



Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Lagoa, Ipanema, Rocinha, and Dois Irmãos



Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Pedra da Gávea with it's head in the clouds



Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Hang glider wing pointing toward the Two Brothers and Rocinha



Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Many of the highrise buildings in the foreground remain empty
because of the giant favela (Rocinha) on the left.



Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Pepino Beach, the landing runway



Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Flying down over the street



Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

Pedra da Gávea covered in clouds.



Hang Gliding, Paragliding in Rio

São Conrado or Pepino Beach









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