terça-feira, 11 de outubro de 2011

A sunset - Corcovado Mountain


Corcovado is a mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 710-metre (2,329 ft) granite peak is located in the Tijuca Forest, a national park. It is sometimes confused with nearby Sugarloaf Mountain.
Corcovado hill lies just west of the city center but is wholly within the city limits and visible from great distances. It is known worldwide for the 38-meter (125 ft) statue of Jesus atop its peak, entitled Cristo Redentor or "Christ the Redeemer".

18 comentários:

  1. Beautiful silhouette of the mountain and statue Roberto.. that's quite a sunset also.

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  2. si tu vas à Rio
    n'oublie pas de monter là-haut
    dans le petit village
    caché sous les fleurs sauvages
    sur le versant d'un côteau....
    je découvre ce blog et vais aller visiter l'autre (grâce à celui de Bergson)

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  3. I have happy memories of being in Rio some years ago- classic photos.

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  4. Ufff! Um contraluz belíssimo!!!
    Beijo imenso!

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  5. This is an amazing perspective on a gorgeous sunset...

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  6. Gorgeous skies and a breathtaking capture, Roberto! The mountain and statue silhouetted against the skies is awesome! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

    Sylvia

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  7. Gorgeous capture and a beautiful sunset. Happy skywatching.

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  8. Love the silhouetted mountain and statue against the gorgeously colored sky!

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  9. It has been very windy here in Ohio yesterday and today. It is also very wet and cold. The leaves are falling. The sky is a dark winter gray color. I can't seem to stay warm.

    I enjoyed my visit to your blog.

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  10. I like it ! The light fixture is the same shape as the mountain silhouette, a clever shot.

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