RIO’S TUNNELS According to the official list, there are 22 tunnels in the city of Rio de Janeiro. This is not surprising when one considers the Rio landscape of mountains, hills and rocks.… Continue reading
Elevated highways or expressways are common in cities around the world, usually built to be pleasing to the eye, and almost always impressive – see for instance the complex in Birmingham, UK, that… Continue reading
Art in Rio has grown enormously in recent years, and galleries are popping up all over the place.
We all know what happens in Singapore if you drop trash or chew gum, but Rio? Can you imagine the city free of trash?
The commemorations began in 2009, marking the arrival from Baltimore, Maryland, of a 26-year-old Princeton graduate. After 56 days at sea on board the North American sailing vessel “Banshee,” on August 12, 1859, the Rev. Ashbel Green Simonton arrived at Praça Mauá.