Sugarloaf, Pão de Açucar, Rio de Janeiro

From the Urca Hill (Morro da Urca) tram looking west toward Pedra da Gávea



Sugarloaf, Pão de Açucar, Rio de Janeiro

Botafogo Beach filled with Brazilian Boats



Sugarloaf, Pão de Açucar, Rio de Janeiro

Pão de Açucar, or Sugarloaf Tram



Sugarloaf, Pão de Açucar, Rio de Janeiro

This was used in the James Bond movie, Moonraker.
It's in the scene where James Bond's enemy, "Jaws" was chewing through the cable.



Pão de Açucar

You can hike right up to the base of the Sugarloaf



Sugarloaf, Pão de Açucar, Rio de Janeiro

Copacabana Beach and Cantagalo Hill



Sugarloaf, Pão de Açucar, Rio de Janeiro

Botafogo with Corcovado behind.
The Jardim Botânico would be almost in the center of this image.








Sugarloaf, Pão de Açucar, Rio de Janeiro

Christ Redeeming Brazil atop Corcovado Peak
The Statue of Christ faces directly east to greet the newborn sun everyday.


Here are some pictures taken from a hike to the base of Urca:



Sugarloaf, Pão de Açucar, Rio de Janeiro

Interesting Brazilian Catepillars



Sugarloaf, Pão de Açucar, Rio de Janeiro

Bug eyed brazilian bugs.



Sugarloaf, Pão de Açucar, Rio de Janeiro

Tropical Wasp



Sugarloaf, Pão de Açucar, Rio de Janeiro

A battered Brazilian Butterfly



Sugarloaf, Pão de Açucar, Rio de Janeiro

Monkey




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