Tag: Pedra da Gavea

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Tijuca's beauty prompted Dom Pedro II to initiate an expropriation process in mid-19th century, in order to promote reforestation and enable the vegetation's natural regeneration. Now, the almost 40 km² that comprise the Tijuca National...
By Nicole Eberhard, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The city of Rio de Janeiro’s geographic makeup lends itself easily to an active lifestyle. It’s no surprise then that the Cariocas are generally a sporty and active population. The...
By Laura Madden, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thirty people were robbed at gunpoint while on a mountain hike at Pedra da Gávea in Tijuca forest Sunday morning. Gunshots were exchanged between the thieves and an off-duty policeman...
By Chris Hieatt, Contributing Editor of The Umbrella Magazine RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the Brazilian Grand Prix being the last of this season’s Formula One races, fans around the world will be at Interlagos in São Paulo on...
By Tim Anderson, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – São Conrado is an upmarket suburb in Zona Sul (South zone), just some five kilometers from the famous Ipanema and Leblon beaches. The status of this area is well established...
By Karen Shishiptorova, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Snugly cloistered at the foot of Parque Nacional da Tijuca (Tijuca National Park) on a narrow stretch lined by Praia do Pepino, São Conrado is a lush, green village much like...



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