Nova Friburgo is located in the northeastern side of the state of Rio
The altitude is about 2,700 feet higher than that of Rio de Janeiro
Nova Friburgo was founded in 1818 by 2,000 Swiss emigrants from Fribourg.
Nova Friburgo is the first town in all of Brazil to be settled by Germans.
Driving up to Friburgo
An Brazilian Orchid
Friendly Brazilian Dog
Beautiful Nova Friburgo House
Catarina Filho, Catarina Pai, Catarina Mãe
Friburgo Country Club
Off the main road is this waterfall. Vel da Noiva.
Pedra do Elefante (Elephant Hill)
I can't say I've ever seen a tree like this before.
Green Brazilian Grasshopper
Friburgo Mountains, Trees and Plants
Beautiful Brazilian hills and peaks.
Driving back into the nothing.
For a map of Nova Friburgo : Nova