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In and around Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro…

November 25, 2008

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window of an old house . condominium (quite an old one) at Rua da Passagem . TACO shirts at Botafogo Praia Shopping. Its somethine like Singapore/HK’s Gionardo. . Tiny little statue of Jesus Redeemer just outside Botafogo Praia Shopping. The Rio inhibitants see the statue everyday; no wonder most of them never go up the […]

last useful tips from Jim about Rio : Concierge tips for Rio de Janeiro

November 21, 2008

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Hi Peter, Thanks for visiting, and hope you have a great time at Rio. I think your visit’s timing is perfect! January is the best time to come to rio for 2 main reasons : carnaval & summer (beaches full with people). Rio is a great city, but there are general guidelines, and below ‘concierge […]

Jesus at 10:49pm, 14/11/2008

November 18, 2008

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Living at Rio city, and at times when I can’t sleep, sometimes I just go up to the balcony and take a peek, checking out whether Jesus is visible or not. Its spring now, and weather is quite mad, most of the nights, Jesus is covered with clouds. He was visible on 14/11/2008. It feels […]