Led by our fearless instructor I began hiking up Urca mountain with my classmates. Suddenly I had left the city and was surrounded by a dense green forest. The encouraging song birds and fresh air helped me climb to the top. Resting, I gazed at the cargo ships in the bay that looked like small toy boats. Next we took the cable car up to Sugarloaf. At the top the weather was perfect and view amazing. The best part was having fun with my classmates. Leaving to go home I felt motivated to keep learning Portuguese!

Matthew Scott, United States

Sunset form Sugarloaf Mountain

On this amazing spring afternoon, we went hiking with RioLIVE!, at Morro da Urca and then took a “Bondinho” to our main destination: Pão de Açúcar! We climbed there to check out the best sightseeing spot in  Rio de Janeiro. By the end, we wrapped up our tour enjoying the most breathtaking sunset with a beautiful view of Christ the Redeemer from the top of Sugarloaf Mountain. Not only did we have an incredible time together but also used that moment to learn Portuguese in the best way possible… By living it!

Students posing for the picture. Behind them, christ the redeemer.

Check out for more pictures of the breathtaking view we had at Sugarloaf Mountain admiring the sunset on our Facebook Page:

See on the links below some of our lasts visits to Pão de Açúcar 😉

November 2021 October 2019  June 2019 May 2019
April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 October 2018
July 2018
February 2018  September 2017 July 2017
April 2017 February 2017
January 2017 December 2016
July 2016
March 2016 February 2016 December 2015
August 2015 July 2015 October 2014
September 2014
August 2014 June 2014
March 2014 February 2014

 

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