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447-Casino – Iguaza, Brazil

The little city of Iguazu had a cheesy casino. It was about the size of a large convenience store with a couple rows of slot machines, a roulette and craps table, and a bar. I got busted for having this [...]

January 10, 2011 Brazil

442-Vultures, Brazil

Vultures were always circling somewhere in the Rio area. Over the city, near the Jesus statue, over Sugar Loaf, they circled waiting to find something dead. That could have been an omen in Rio. I caught these snack monsters by [...]

January 10, 2011 Brazil

441-Snack Dog – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

People’s pets in Rio were generally well mannered. Here is this beast wanting his master to drop a tidbit – but to no avail. Oh PLEASE drop me a tasty snack!!! Dammit to hell, I’m just gonna pee on his [...]

January 10, 2011 Brazil

440-Simonella – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

When I first saw this store I though who would name there store after a food-borne illness. Then I remembered where I was. Women’s accessories can also be illness producing. [...]

January 10, 2011 Brazil

439-Scary Television – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This was a morning show I caught on Rio television. It was hosted by a scary woman and a parrot puppet. Polly be a cracker? [...]

January 10, 2011 Brazil

438-Samba Show – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Went to a great Samba show while in Rio. This show had over fifty people in the cast and told the history of the Carnival in music and dance. The costumes were amazing and the music a lot of fun. [...]

January 10, 2011 Brazil

437-Salesmen – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This was a weird scene I saw while strolling through Rio. This is an appliance store and these gentlemen are four of probably ten salesmen who work at this store. This store is not that large and there were more [...]

January 10, 2011 Brazil

436-Corvado – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Corcovado, meaning “hunchback” in Portuguese, is a mountain in central Rio de Janeiro. The 2,330 ft granite peak is located in the Tijuca Forest, a national park. Corcovado hill lies just west of the city center but is wholly within [...]

January 10, 2011 Brazil

435-Cool Shoes – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This guy had the coolest shoes. I have heard of matching your clothes to your shoes, but this is over the top. I wonder it he also wears plaid? [...]

January 10, 2011 Brazil

434-Graffiti – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Graffiti is a new art form in Rio. Apparently, graffiti artists have been commissioned to paint many of the walls in the city to avoid gang markings. When this cool looking art appears, gang symbols don’t deface it. This type [...]

January 10, 2011 Brazil