Tourism day 2 (post workshop)

JardimFountain JardimGrounds

Braving Rio’s complex bus system with my non-existent Portuguese, I spent the morning and lunch time at magnificent Jardim Botânico.

JardimTurtleIsland

Turtle Island!  A home for stray turtles.

JardimPond JardimGiantBamboo

JardimGreenhouse

JardimCloseup JardimOrchids

IpenemaBeach

Ipanema Beach [22 59 14 S, 43 12 13 W], rather than Copacabana, is the place to be seen these days.

PointSeaView PointCoastView

Views from the headland of Arpoador [22 59 25 S, 43 11 28 W], which divides the beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana.

CopacabanaSandSculpture

Sand sculpture on Copacabana.

Rio II

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