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C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)
The Metropolitan Cathedral of St. Sebastian interior left us speechless.  
We’ve seen our fair share of churches across the globe, but the towering height of the stained glass windows paired with the cone shape of the building adds to the dramatic effect.  

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)

The Metropolitan Cathedral of St. Sebastian interior left us speechless.  

We’ve seen our fair share of churches across the globe, but the towering height of the stained glass windows paired with the cone shape of the building adds to the dramatic effect.  

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)
Never in a million years would we guess that this oddly shaped building is a church!!! The Metropolitan Cathedral of St. Sebastian.

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)

Never in a million years would we guess that this oddly shaped building is a church!!! The Metropolitan Cathedral of St. Sebastian.

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)
Fresh fish with cashew rice!

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)

Fresh fish with cashew rice!

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)
The lifelike bronze statue of Brazilian poet Carlos Drummond de Andrade has got the best seat in the City. Jealous!

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)

The lifelike bronze statue of Brazilian poet Carlos Drummond de Andrade has got the best seat in the City. Jealous!

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)
Christ the Redeemer statue reduced to a speck of white light from a distance…

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)

Christ the Redeemer statue reduced to a speck of white light from a distance…

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)
Rio’s peppering of modern architecture is quite refreshing!

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)

Rio’s peppering of modern architecture is quite refreshing!

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)
Religious street art en route to Corcovado…

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)

Religious street art en route to Corcovado…

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)
This awesome wave of blue mosaics is home to none other than…a subway station!!

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)

This awesome wave of blue mosaics is home to none other than…a subway station!!

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)
Hot and humid weather calls for cool, crisp, spicy gazpacho…and a caipirinha (naturally!)

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)

Hot and humid weather calls for cool, crisp, spicy gazpacho…and a caipirinha (naturally!)

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)
The water may look calm but these paddle boarders had some rough surf to tackle.

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)

The water may look calm but these paddle boarders had some rough surf to tackle.

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)
What’s the best way to wind down after a long day of exploring a new city?  Recline on the balcony with a caiprinha in hand and listen to the waves crash on the beach.

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)

What’s the best way to wind down after a long day of exploring a new city?  Recline on the balcony with a caiprinha in hand and listen to the waves crash on the beach.

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)
Copacabana Beach has the wave mosaic…Ipanema Beach has this awesome design… 

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)

Copacabana Beach has the wave mosaic…Ipanema Beach has this awesome design… 

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)
Street art is pretty common throughout the streets of RdJ - gives the city all the more character.

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)

Street art is pretty common throughout the streets of RdJ - gives the city all the more character.

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)
The moment that mist enshrouds the Christ the Redeemer statue is pretty surreal…

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)

The moment that mist enshrouds the Christ the Redeemer statue is pretty surreal…

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)
From the top of Corcovado Mountain is a series of amazing views: Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas (center), Ipanema (above the lake), Jockey Club and Race Track (right) and the Cagarras Islands (top),

C&N TraveLog: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (March 2014)

From the top of Corcovado Mountain is a series of amazing views: Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas (center), Ipanema (above the lake), Jockey Club and Race Track (right) and the Cagarras Islands (top),