Christ the Redeemer – One of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World … [Brazil]

I was inspired by all the magnificent photos of Christ the Redeemer I had seen online. Alas, I was very unlucky with the weather and though I attempted to visit the site twice (during my stay in Rio), both the times all I got was rain and clouds 😦

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Now, what does this sign represent? Hmmm …
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Now, what does this sign represent? Hmmm …
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Visibility at the top … Right after I came down from Christ the Redeemer 🙂
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The Tram ride to the top. I sat facing the back, on the right side as we went up. That is where the views would have been, if not for the Fog (at 15:08!). Remember, Christ the Redeemer is in a National Park (Within a major City!)
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The Tram ride to the top. I sat facing the back, on the right side as we went up. That is where the views would have been, if not for the Fog (at 15:08!). Remember, Christ the Redeemer is in a National Park (Within a major City!)
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From near Christ the Redeemer. Construction started in 1922 and finished in 1931. 30 meters (Excluding the 8m pedestal) tall. French and Romanian Sculptors and French/Brazilian Engineers made it happen …
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Christ the Redeemer: My 5th of the “7 Wonders of the Modern World”.
Order in which I have seen them:
No:1 – Petra, Jordan (Worst Snow Storm of the previous 100 years happened when I was there)
No:2 – Taj Mahal, India No:3 – Great Wall of China, China (Worst thunderstorm of the previous 10 years happened while I was on top of the Wall)
No:4 – Machu Picchu, Peru
No:5 – Christ the Redeemer, Brazil (Bad visibility while I was there)
Note: Though I have seen Colosseum (Italy), as a Child, I am discounting it as this is meant to be “Trips sponsored by George” list.
The question is, who would like to join me when I go to Chichen Itza, Yucatan (Mexico) and Colosseum (Italy)? 🙂 I think I am NOT George Attokaran. I am the reincarnation of the Zephryus, the “Rain God”. Maybe the parched regions of the World should invite me as their Special Guest. I just need to walk into the place … 😉
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The “crowds” and the “views” near Christ the Redeemer …
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Well, if the statue poses like that … 🙂
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Yes, definitely not a good idea … Read about the guy who walked around the Temple on a hill in South India …
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Can you spot Christ the Redeemer in this picture? 🙂
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Lots of Flags … At the Corcovado Tram Station.
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Lights used to illuminate Christ the Redeemer at night …
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Of course you cannot watch the match for free … Kept myself busy with Coffee and Orange Cake.
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All of us watching Argentina’s WC2018 match … On top of Corcovado.
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The Corcovado Tram … It is around 25min ride to the top.
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Visibility at the top … Right after I came down from Christ the Redeemer 🙂

 

 

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