Rio de Janeiro is a postcard come to life! Rio de Janeiro is a city larger than life, home of legendary beaches, birthplace of the samba and bossa nova, and watched over by Cristo Redentor, the ginormous Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Mountain. I will never forget standing in awe at the foot of the Cristo and thinking, “It’s not a postcard! It’s real, and we’re here!” Rio de Janeiro is a city of superlatives. Rio is enormous, the second most populated city (with almost 7 million) in South America’s biggest country. And it’s Brazil’s most touristed city. Rio’s geographical location is second to none. From its stunning and world-famous beaches to the landmark granite peaks that define the skyline and tumble to the Pacific Ocean, Rio de Janeiro is truly unique geographically. We honestly have not seen a more beautiful city. Rio has a storied history. Rio de Janeiro, the…

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