164 Photos - Aug 9, 2014
Photo: Serra Verde Express (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Serra Verde (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Serra Verde (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: You can kinda see the waterfall through the fog...Photo: It was a foggy day and we could barely see the mountains / valleys (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: After mixing the barreado (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: My turn (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: They fed us a feastPhoto: CuritibaPhoto: Raj at the entrance to Jardim BotânicoPhoto: Raj photobombs my garden panoramaPhoto: Curitiba from the botanical gardenPhoto: Museu Oscar NiemeyerPhoto: Abraham Palatnik
Museu Oscar NiemeyerPhoto: At one of the exhibits in the museum you could pretend to be in a portrait (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: The Eye
Museu Oscar NiemeyerPhoto: Even statues are fans in BrazilPhoto: Parque TanguáPhoto: Parque TanguáPhoto: Parque TanguáPhoto: Parque TanguáPhoto: Parque TanguáPhoto: Torre PanorâmicaPhoto: Hanging w/ other Nigerian fans before the game (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Last row of seats, against the concrete (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Nigeria vs IranPhoto: Nigeria vs IranPhoto: Nigeria vs IranPhoto: Nigeria vs IranPhoto: There were coatis all over the place at the falls.Photo: Iguaçu FallsPhoto: Still the dry section of the wakway with tower and main falls in background (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Devil's Throat
Iguaçu FallsPhoto: Devil's Throat
Iguaçu FallsVideo: Running into the Devil's Throat to do my Iron Curtain dancePhoto: Devil's Throat
Iguaçu FallsPhoto: Devil's Throat
Iguaçu FallsPhoto: Devil's Throat
Iguaçu FallsPhoto: Iguaçu River before the fallsPhoto: Skies start to brighten as we depart (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Iguaçu FallsPhoto: Itaipu DamPhoto: Tourists pose in front of a sculpture at Itaipu DamPhoto: Looking down from the top of Itaipu Dam; we would later go down therePhoto: Looking downstream from the top of Itaipu DamPhoto: The reservoir on the Paraná River formed by Itaipu DamPhoto: Downstream from Itaipu DamPhoto: That huge pipe flows water to a huge turbine (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: The background is fake, but cool nevertheless (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Control room at Itaipu Dam - half in Brazil, half in Paraguay; notice the cleaning ladyPhoto: Itaipu DamPhoto: Itaipu DamPhoto: Itaipu Dam - this worker apparently wasn't very busy, so he was checking out pics of scantily clad women on the webVideo: Turbine @ Itaipu DamPhoto: On top of the dam
On top the dam (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Itaipu Dam - looking downstream from the power housePhoto: Exercise area in Parque da LuzPhoto: PinacotecaPhoto: PinacotecaPhoto: PinacotecaPhoto: This is what my face looks like after drinking Swiss "lemonade" (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: PinacotecaPhoto: Waiting to go to the observatory walkway in Banespa (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: View from the top of Banespa (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: View from the top of BanespaPhoto: View from the top of BanespaPhoto: Another view from a pedestrian bridge in the cityPhoto: Beco do BatmanPhoto: If you know me, this is not a surprise
Beco do Batman (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Beco do BatmanPhoto: Beco do BatmanPhoto: Beco do AprendizPhoto: I can make a grumpy face, too
Beco do Aprendiz (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Beco do AprendizPhoto: Cemitério São PauloPhoto: Museu do FutebolPhoto: Museu do FutebolPhoto: Museu do FutebolPhoto: Museu do FutebolPhoto: Alleged geodesic center of South AmericaPhoto: Igreça Nossa Senhora do Bom DespachoPhoto: Arena PantanalPhoto: Nigeria vs BosniaPhoto: Nigeria vs BosniaPhoto: Nigeria 1 : 0 BosniaPhoto: Arena Pantanal in the colors of the victorsPhoto: Obi is interviewed about the Nigerian win (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: After lunch with Luiza and João (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Ipanema BeachPhoto: The water's a little cold
Ipanema Beach (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Fine, I'll pose for a picture...
Ipanema Beach (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Ipanema BeachPhoto: Ipanema BeachPhoto: Ipanema BeachPhoto: Raj at Forte de CopacabanaPhoto: Copacabana from Forte de CopacabanaPhoto: Copacabana from Forte de CopacabanaPhoto: This is what gunning me down with this multi-barrel machine gun would look like
Forte de Copacabana (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: If wanted to shell the FIFA Fan Fest on Copacabana Beach from Forte de Copacabana...Photo: Forte de CopacabanaPhoto: On top of Forte de Copacabana, with the beach in the background (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Raj couldn't resist this tourist photo op on Morro de Urca (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Morro de UrcaPhoto: Morro de UrcaPhoto: Corcovado from Morro de UrcaPhoto: Christo Redentor from Morro de UrcaPhoto: A plane on approach to Santos Dumont Airport; taken from Morro de UrcaVideo: A plane landing at Santos Dumont Airport; taken from Morro de UrcaPhoto: Raj poses with "Figo" on Morro de Urca (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Photo: Morro de UrcaPhoto: Looking up to Pão de Açúcar from Morro de UrcaPhoto: Copacabana from Pão de AçúcarPhoto: Copacabana from Pão de AçúcarPhoto: FIFA Fan Fest on Copacabana from Pão de AçúcarPhoto: Looking down at Copacabana and Morro de Urca from Pão de AçúcarPhoto: Corcovado from Pão de AçúcarPhoto: Copacabana and Morro de Urca from Pão de AçúcarPhoto: Pão de AçúcarPhoto: Pão de AçúcarPhoto: Pão de AçúcarPhoto: Pão de AçúcarPhoto: Pão de AçúcarPhoto: Pão de AçúcarPhoto: A religious themed building in RioPhoto: Morro de Urca and Pão de Açúcar from Praia VermelhesVideo: Celebration after a Brazil goal, with fireworks in the backgroundPhoto: Where the ESPN World Cup studios, among others, set up to shoot with Copacabana in their backgroundPhoto: Copacabana at nightPhoto: This picture doesn't make sense...(photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: ...until you realize that I'm saluting the soldiers in the painting
Museu Internacional de Arte Naif do Brasil (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Museu Internacional de Arte Naif do BrasilPhoto: Museu Internacional de Arte Naif do BrasilPhoto: A mural depicting the history of Brazil
Museu Internacional de Arte Naif do BrasilPhoto: A mural depicting the history of Brazil
Museu Internacional de Arte Naif do BrasilPhoto: Christo RedentorPhoto: Raj with Christo RedentorPhoto: Many people want to get pictures with Christo (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Rio from the top of the CorcovadoPhoto: Rio from the top of the CorcovadoPhoto: Rio from the top of the CorcovadoPhoto: Rio from the top of the CorcovadoPhoto: Rio from the top of the CorcovadoPhoto: A small sampling of the Argentine fans (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: The flash makes this picture look photoshopped; it's not (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Nigeria vs Argentina - the tiny Nigeria cheering section
(photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Nigeria vs ArgentinaPhoto: Nigeria vs ArgentinaPhoto: Nigeria vs Argentina - Messi in the fleshVideo: Nigeria vs Argentina - Messi scores a free kickPhoto: Horse-mounted riot policePhoto: The strangest "fan" outside the Nigeria vs Argentina match (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Santander Cultural - Vik Muniz (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Santander Cultural - Vik Muniz - WWW (World Map)Photo: Santander Cultural - Vik Muniz - Postcards From NowherePhoto: Santander Cultural - Vik Muniz - Postcards From NowherePhoto: Praça da AlfândegaPhoto: Meseu MilitarPhoto: Meseu Militar (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: GasômetroPhoto: Sometimes I like to pose with the sculptures...
Gasômetro (photo credit: Raj Dhar)Photo: Raj attempts to "lift" Estádio Beira-RioPhoto: Looking toward Porto Alegre from along Lagoa dos Patos near the Fundação Iberê CamargoPhoto: Fundação Iberê Camargo - the inside is nice, the artwork not so much (photo credit: Raj Dhar)