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Old October 2nd, 2008, 09:39 PM   #1
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A visit to the statue of Christ The Redeemer

The train, the mountain, the forest and the statue !



The centenary Corcovado Train, the oldest touristic ride in the country.The Corcovado Train was inaugurated 114 years ago, by Brazilian Emperor Dom Pedro II, and among its passengers there were Popes, Kings, Princes, Presidents, Artists and Scientists:



To reach the top of Corcovado Hill ( in Christ the Redeemer Statue ), the train crosses the biggest urban forest reforested in the world, the Tijuca National Park, a part of the Atlantic Forest considered as an example of nature preservation. In the heart of the metropolis of 6 million people :







The most emblematic symbol of Brazil, the statue of Christ the Redeemer :




Por: Semiprecious / Flikr


Por: Semiprecious / Flikr


Por: Semiprecious / Flikr


Por: Semiprecious / Flikr



Sports and Beverage Company-sponsored athlete Luigi Cani soared under his own wings within two meters of Christ the Redeemer, atop Corcovado Mountain. Further etching this amazing spectacle into the minds of onlookers, Cani freefell at terminal velocity, skimmed the earth, and continued flight, uninjured.

"This was the most exhilarating flight I've ever experienced," explained Cani, who skimmed the bushes after flying past Christ the Redeemer. In spite of skimming, Cani maintained flight long enough to get to a location high enough above the ground to open his parachute. "It was almost miraculous," Cani said, "I truly felt a greater power was watching over me."
"I am hoping that the imagery captured during this flight will convey the sense of freedom, emotion and awareness of everything around you; especially when you only have control over certain elements in life." Cani continued.
It was Cani's calm, clear-headed and fast response that allowed him to continue flying and avoid fatal disaster after scraping the mountain :



Green Peace in Christ Redeemer:











View from Corcovado,
Urban landscape and natural. The most special place in the city's natural beauty.
Guanabara Bay, Sugar Loaf , Lagoon, Beach's ...

Lagoon, Atlantic Ocean and the clouds ...



Lagoon, Atlantic Ocean, the clouds and people in Corcovado ...





Guanabara Bay, Atlantic Ocean , Sugar Loaf , Lagoon ...



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Old October 3rd, 2008, 02:55 AM   #2
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Old October 3rd, 2008, 08:34 AM   #3
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Green Peace - Big Picture :



Christ the Redeemer by NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC :

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Acredita, sem critério, em tudo o que lê. Assina Veja e banca o poser com O Globo nas mãos.
Está na hora de a PUC reformular sua investigação sobre o anti-jornalismo da Veja & Cia e focar na falha cognitiva da classe média.

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Old October 3rd, 2008, 10:06 AM   #4
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It's such a awesome statue! Wonderfull!
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Old October 3rd, 2008, 11:54 AM   #5
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Really beautiful scenery... How high up from sea level is the statue by the way???
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Old October 3rd, 2008, 08:03 PM   #6
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710 meters above the sea level.
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Old October 4th, 2008, 01:30 AM   #7
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Wonderful!
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Que beautiful!
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Old October 5th, 2008, 12:53 PM   #9
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lol

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Old October 6th, 2008, 07:57 PM   #10
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???

Sorry for my english.
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Old October 7th, 2008, 06:27 AM   #11
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AMAZING!!
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Old October 7th, 2008, 06:48 AM   #12
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where you said "good time" I think you meant "Good WEATHER"

for non portuguese speakers: for some reason, TIME and WEATHER are the same word in portuguese: "tempo". Go figure Obviously, its two entirely different concepts, even in portuguese, but the words are the same. Fortunatelly, after some training in portuguese you will easily recognize when portuguese speakers are talking about TIME or about WEATHER.
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Old October 7th, 2008, 08:16 PM   #13
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thanks!

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AMAZING!!
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Old October 8th, 2008, 01:29 AM   #14
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This is Rio de Janeiro
the Brazilian city, but visited by tourists
and a beautiful city
a real Los Angeles of Brazilian

The Cristo Redentor is the religiosity of the people (people, people, piupol) Brazil (zzzzzzzz)
an icon of Brazil

Αυτό είναι το Ρίο ντε Τζανέιρο
η βραζιλιάνικη πόλη, αλλά τουριστικές
και μια όμορφη πόλη
μια πραγματική Λος Άντζελες της Βραζιλίας

Η Cristo Redentor είναι η θρησκευτικότητα του λαού της Βραζιλίας
ένα εικονίδιο της Βραζιλίας

इस रियो डी जनेरियो है
ब्राजील के शहर है, लेकिन पर्यटकों ने दौरा किया
और एक खूबसूरत शहर
एक असली लॉस एंजिल्स ब्राजील के

Đây là Rio de Janeiro
Brazilian các thành phố, nhưng do khách du lịch viếng thăm
và một thành phố đẹp
một thực tế Los Angeles của Brazilian

Các Cristo Redentor là religiosity của người dân Brazilian
utma một biểu tượng của Brazil

Im Democracy
Crazy
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Old October 8th, 2008, 01:30 AM   #15
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hope a better article
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Green Peace - Big Picture :



Christ the Redeemer by NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC :

Grenpeace and National Geographic Society Rulex
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Those are really amazing pictures. Thanks for sharing.
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Old October 10th, 2008, 10:59 AM   #19
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Jesus Blessing Manado statue - Manado, INDONESIA

I know this is not the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Brazil, but I want to share the world's 2nd largest Christ statue, which is located in Manado City, the capital of North Sulawesi Province, Indonesia. They call it the statue of "Jesus blessing Manado". Hope you like it:





There is Mt. Soputan and Manado aerial view behind:





Pics are taken from panoramio
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Old October 10th, 2008, 12:34 PM   #20
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I consider this to be the best statue in the world, considering the outlook, location, message, wiew... Everything. It is just perfect!
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