The largest floating Christmas tree is located at Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon in Rio de Janeiro. It has a gigantic structure made of interlocking metal poles.

The 386-tonne tree has 2.5 million programmed light bulbs to show various holiday scenes. The Guinness Book of World Records recognises it as the largest floating Christmas tree in the world.

 

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As backpackers, we are always keen to visit every remote place on this planet and put another photo in our album and another dot on our world map. But, just off the coast of Brazil, some 93 miles away from downtown São Paulo, there is a tiny island that is prohibited to visit by law... And common sense for that matter.

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Saturday, 17 May 2014 10:18

What's free in Rio during the World Cup?

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014. And Rio de Janeiro (and Sao Paulo) will be the center of the world for a month. High prices of food, accommodation and attractions are something that goes hand in hand with such a big event, especially if you’re backpacking. So we are bringing you the list of what you can see and do in Rio for free.

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Iberia offers a round trip from Berlin, Germany to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil in June from 475 €. For one way you will pay 264 €. For more details check HERE.

 

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