A busy business district of Rio de Janeiro, the second largest city of Brazil and South America, second only to Sao Paolo, and the third largest metropolitan area in South America, behind Sao Paolo and Buenos Aires. Rio de Janeiro is famous for its natural settings, its Carnival celebrations, samba and other music, and hotel-lined tourist beaches, such as Copacabana and Ipanema.
I am imagining Rio de Janeiro as similar to New York City — big and diverse — but only surrounded by beautiful beaches. Rio is a city with more than 12million people all squeezed into a strip of narrow land.
And, standing on top of the Corcovado mountain, is the new world wonder, 120 ft. tall statue of Cristo Redentor, or Christ the Redeemer, and overlooking the city of Rio Janeiro.
Unfortunately, the Cambodian Post Office staff ruined, again, an otherwise beautiful set of stamps.