Round the world in 90 days!

Travel time: December 2006 - March 2007  |  by Carolina Martinez

Rio de Janeiro: The tourist stuff

It has to be done and if I didn´t take these photos you might not believe we were ever there. The 7 of us hired our own tour guide and driver which turned out to be the best option as our tour guide was HILARIOUS in a ´Borat´ kind of way.

In the teleferico on our way up to Sugar Loaf mountain

In the teleferico on our way up to Sugar Loaf mountain

Group shots

Group shots

There it is

There it is

my, my Bobu is looking very brown

my, my Bobu is looking very brown

view of Copacabana beach

view of Copacabana beach

If you look really closely you will see Christ the Redeemer on top of the big hill

If you look really closely you will see Christ the Redeemer on top of the big hill

Here he is just a little bigger

Here he is just a little bigger

A view of Sugar Loaf mountain from a distance

A view of Sugar Loaf mountain from a distance

Us looking lovingly into eachother´s eyes (puke)

Us looking lovingly into eachother´s eyes (puke)

Not exactly my best angle

Not exactly my best angle

It was about here that Julius started to get really serious about perfecting his own ´Blue Steel´ look

It was about here that Julius started to get really serious about perfecting his own ´Blue Steel´ look

sometimes he misses . . .

sometimes he misses . . .

and sometimes he really hits the nail on the head

and sometimes he really hits the nail on the head

Our ¨I´m not a racist but I hate black people¨tour guide.  An ex-cop come buddhist (seriously) who left the Brazillian police force for corruption because they didn´t let him kill the bad people.  I already miss him.

Our ¨I´m not a racist but I hate black people¨tour guide. An ex-cop come buddhist (seriously) who left the Brazillian police force for corruption because they didn´t let him kill the bad people. I already miss him.

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The trip
 
Description:
Julius and Carolina's dash around the globe. Let's see who will cross the finish line first . . .
Details:
Start of journey: Dec 10, 2006
Duration: 13 weeks
End of journey: Mar 07, 2007
Travelled countries: Thailand
Denmark
Spain
Chile
Argentina
Brazil
Uruguay
The Author
 
Carolina Martinez is an active author on break-fresh-ground. since 15 years.
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