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The Serra dos Orgãos National Park

By Oliver Bazely, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - On a clear Rio day, when the sun shines and the haze subsides, a mountain range is visible at the northern end of Guanabara Bay. The peaks form part of the Serra dos Mar mountain range and lie within the 110km2 Serra dos Orgãos National park.

Created in 1939, it is one of Brazil's oldest national parks, its name derived from the dramatic set of peaks located on the Teresópolis side, which were thought . . .

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