Browsing All posts tagged under »Pão de Açucar«

In and around Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro…

November 25, 2008


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 […]

morning rain, mountain noon & Urca sunset

May 17, 2008


Went jalan-jalan with Mr Siew. This time we went to Sugar Loaf (or Pão de Açucar in Portuguese) . Sugar Loaf is 1 of 4 most popular names that rhyme with the name of Rio de Janeiro city. The others are Copacabana (world famous beach), Ipanema (the song Girl from Ipanema by Tom Jobim, also sang by Frank Sinatra), and Cristo Redentor...