Saturday, 8 March 2008

ATLANTIS-2 - Rio de Janeiro 1998



Eduardo (Cabo Verde) and me, after Atlantis-2 Cable System meeting in June 1998, in Rio de Janeiro, hosted by Embratel, in Hotel Rio Atlantica in front of Copacabana beach.
Views from Sugarloaf Mountain (Pão de Açúcar).
A colonial style building in Rio de Janeiro.
Niterói City Hall - Niterói is a city, founded on November 22, 1573, and a county in the state of Rio de Janeiro. We took the ferry to go there and return by bus via Rio-Niteroi bridge, which is about 14.5 km long.
Botafogo's beach is within Guanabara Bay, sheltered from the Atlantic Ocean by the Urca peninsula and Sugarloaf Mountain. (Pão de Açúcar).
One of the most beautiful buildings in downtown Rio de Janeiro, the Teatro Municipal, a replic of Paris Opera, was founded in July 1909.

Christ the Redeemer is a statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro. The statue stands 39.6 metres weighs 700 tons, and is located at the peak of the 700 m (2,296 ft) Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park overlooking the city.

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