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Preparing your trip to Rio de Janeiro: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Christ, the Redeemer statue -  Rio de Janeiro 1. Those travellers, who plan to make taxi rides, will have to learn the names of major streets and landmarks. Local taxi drivers are very poor in understanding English, and so they may simply not understand a customer.
2. During a trip it’s good to remember about the elementary safety measures - valuables and large sums of money should be kept in the safe of your hotel room.
3. While going to a beach, do not take expensive jewelry and other valuable items with you. Under no circumstances leave bags and cameras unattended.
4. It’s better to forget about evening walks in remote areas of the city. The best way to move around the city at night is by car, not by foot.
5. Money is best to be exchanged in special exchange offices. You can also pay in U.S. dollars in most restaurants and large shopping centers. Copyright
6. Do not drink tap water; it is also recommended to avoid drinking beverages with ice.
7. The sun in Rio is really hot, so travellers are recommended to use sun protection every day. You can get burnt strongly during a simple walk around the city.
Rio is home to numerous historical monuments. The city features some really unique natural attractions and widest choice of museums and galleries. An excursion to the rock called "Sugar … Open
8. There are two types of rates in public transport and taxis – a day and a night one. Typically, night rates start acting after 23:00, and they do not differ from the day ones for more than 40%.
9. You can see special green tourist buses every day on the streets of the city. They pass all major attractions of Rio and are distinguished by reduced rates for rides comparing to public transport.
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What to visit being in Rio de Janeiro - unique sights

Etendeka-Parana Traps

From the series “Volcanoes and Traps That Changed the Face of the Planet”
The magmatic Parana-Etendeka province is considered one of the most complex structures in the world. Many rare mines are found on its territory, which are of great value to researchers. Travelers are attracted to this picturesque area by incredibly beautiful mountain ledges and forests. The stunning scenery and ideal conditions for outdoor activities act as advantages. There is a huge selection of places for walking and cycling. These places attract climbers, which dream about conquering the highest and most dangerous mountain peaks. The vast territory that was once was destroyed by lava flows is incredibly picturesque today. It reminds us about the power of natural forces. … Read further

Plateau of Parana-Etendeca

From the series “Volcanoes that changed the face of the Earth”
The specifics of the trap and the features of its formation indicate that the eruption was explosive. The Parana-Etendeka plateau has the most complex structure compared to other large magma traps. It remains unknown to researchers even today what such structural features are associated with. The ongoing research is largely complicated by the huge scale of the plateau. Some scientists believe that the main secret of the eruption may be hidden in the depths of the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. But their research is also fraught with many difficulties. … Read further

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