. . . . . Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)

Frame up Ipanema
Frame up Ipanema

Construction workers were building up temporary structures for a surfing competition. Ipanema

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sewing a net
sewing a net

A fisherman was sewing a net under the shade, behind was Pão de Açúcar, or Sugarloaf Mountain.

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embracing the ocean
embracing the ocean

An old man perhaps praying, perhaps absorbing the morning energy on Copacabana.

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Pull and Roll
Pull and Roll

A fisherman set sail in the morning, took his boat from the shore with the help of rolling logs. Copacabana

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My arms against the bar
My arms against the bar

A poor local boy give his strength a try, on the open air gymnasium. Ipanema Beach

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Wave it up
Wave it up

Fishman was waiting for the wave to lift up the boat.

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Lagoa
Lagoa

Over looking the Two Brothers Mountain from Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

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curvy dip
curvy dip

You don't have to be supermodel fit to dip into the Copacabana water.

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Flamingo Bay
Flamingo Bay

Sunset ray onto the ocean of Flamingo Bay, from the top of Pão de Açúcar.

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pool of diffusion
pool of diffusion

A pool of clear water trapped in the Copacabana beach from last night's heavy rain.

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Fishermen's corner
Fishermen's corner

The South side of Copacabana is where the fishermen hangout and keep their tools.

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My catch
My catch

A cheeky young fisherman was proudly showing me his catch.

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KFC
KFC

Turn the KFT buckets into weigh lifts. How creative and ironic. Ipanema Beach

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