City of the month - Rio De Janeiro

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Rio De Janeiro Brazil……………. One of the most vibrant, fun and beautiful of the South American cities. This year it is the host the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Roberto Burle Marx, mosaic pavements (calçadões) along Avenida Atlântica, Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, 1969-72, photograph of circa 1975, source: Escritório Burle Marx

It is the first time in Olympic history that a South American and Portuguese speaking country will host the 2016 Summer Olympics and 2016 Paralympics

Its amazing beaches fame Rio – mostly Copacabana Beach 4 km long close to the city center and the more prestigious Ipanema beach

Copacabana beach is the hottest place to be for their annual NYE party. Over 2 million partygoers from around the world head to Copacabana Beach to party and watch the biggest fireworks display in the world at the stroke of midnight. All night long there is entertainment including live concerts and performances– it is seriously the best beach party ever!!!

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Ipanema Beach is more upmarket and known for its elegant development and social life. The Travel Chanel voted Ipanema the sexiest beach in the world!!!! Perfect location to take your Neontide swimwear and enjoy the sun surf and après sun!!

Australian Swim Squad has arrived in Rio and our “ Golden Girls” of the pool are expected to bring home gold in several individual and team races.

We wish all the Australian Olympian’s completing in this years Olympics the very best of luck.

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