Category Archives: Brazil

Ernesto Neto in Kiasma

Gigantic colorful crochet installations! Made by Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto. You have to see and experience (yes, you can ‘go in’ of some of those) them with your own senses: “Through his art, Neto offers a moment of respite from the bustle … Continue reading

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Sharp eyes on the beach of Barra

The ferruginous pygmy owl (Glaucidium brasilianum, ruostevarpuspöllö in Finnish) is the most numerous owl in South America. This small – length 15 cm – owl was sitting attentively on the breach of Barra in Rio de Janeiro. o – o – o I … Continue reading

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Art for December 19th: Sand Art

The beaches of Rio de Janeiro are excellent not only for sun bathing, but also for sand art. One might even earn some pocket money with these great works. Picture taken in May 2005. Artist unknown. Art picture every day until 1 … Continue reading

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Hotels, hotels, hotels

How well do we know the hotels where we are making a booking? How are the rooms? Lobby? Hotel’s surrounding? Pool and other facilities? Service? Luckily today we are able to know many of those things in advance. Online booking services … Continue reading

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I can hear and see you play!

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Street musicians brighten up our day everywhere. Click any picture to open the gallery.

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View over Rio de Janeiro (pano #2)

From 700 hundred meters Rio de Janeiro looks like a legoland. Corcovado mountain (where is also the huge statue Cristo Redentor) offers a breath-taking view over southern part of Rio. (click → bigger)

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