Category Archives: Rio de Janeiro

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Righteously Rio

After a 9-1/2 hour trans-Atlantic flight from Johannesburg to Sao Paulo and an hour flight from Sao Paulo, we finally arrived in Rio, 5 time zones away. At the airport,…

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World Youth Day in Rio

We knew our trip would overlap with the Pope’s visit, but this is pretty impressive. Up above World Youth Day (Jornada Mundial da Juventude) on the Copacabana Beach. Pope expected…

Chris the Redeemer Above Rio. Source: Artyom Sharbatyan

Her Name is Rio…

…and she dances on the sand of two of the most famous beaches in the world: Copacabana and Ipanema.  Barry Manilow sang about them in his 1978 song Copacabana, The Girl from…

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Visas

When traveling internationally, it is important to verify the entry requirements for each country.  Many countries require visas prior to arriving, and these must be obtained from a consulate or…

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