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“Sh*t Cariocas Say”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=pE444bnTzjg

The “Diário do Rio de Janeiro” (Rio de Janeiro Diary) posted this video which try to show a little bit more of the Carioca Lifestyle (Carioca – people who born in the city of Rio).
This video is awesome and really shows the way that most Cariocas talk, with some famous expressions and slangs.

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Breathtaking photos from Brazil cities, nature, people… ENJOY IT! Rio de Janeiro Pipa Beach, Rio Grande do Norte A popular seller at Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro Amateur rodeo in Urubici, Santa Catarina Pelourinho, Salvador, Bahia Iguazu Falls, Paraná Maceió, Alagoas … Continue reading

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The Girl from Ipanema

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfsZJJaIhPY&feature=fvwrel

This is maybe one of the most famous brazilian songs. “The Girl from Ipanema” (Garota de Ipanema), composed by Vinicius de Moraes and Antônio Carlos Jobim in 1962!!!

The song was inspired by Heloísa Eneida Menezes Paes Pinto (now Helô Pinheiro), a seventeen-year-old girl at that time.

Vinicius de Moraes wrote she was:
“the paradigm of the young Carioca: a golden teenage girl, a mixture of flower and mermaid, full of light and grace, the sight of whom is also sad, in that she carries with her, on her route to the sea, the feeling of youth that fades, of the beauty that is not ours alone—it is a gift of life in its beautiful and melancholic constant ebb and flow.”

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Rio de Janeiro 360°

Some stunning views of Rio de Janeiro in 360°!!

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The Guanabara asleep Giant

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IY3FoYwAu5U

Johnnie Walker commercial about the Guanabara Bay Giant..
The story says about a huge giant sleeping in coast of the Guanabara Bay.
It takes from Gávea Stone to Corcovado (18km).

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2016 Olympic Games

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ws9r90hvWk&feature=related

The original video of the candidacy of Rio to host the 2016 Olympic Games. AWESOME!

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