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Rio de Janeiro, marvelous city
White sand beaches and deep blue see
If anyone could mistake Rio for something else, it couldn't be forgivable, because back in 1502 Portuguese explorers who landed there, mistook Guanabara Bay for a river, and that was all right, cos they have discovered spectacular and for that reason it gaina name- Rio de Janeiro, which was a pearl for diamonds, gold and sugar. Also known as cidade maravilhosa, marvelous city, Rio is all about white sand beaches and spectacular mountains, beautiful rain forests fronting blue sea, that will take your breath away, a city that is on the top destination list in the world. Rio was a place, where all the brazilian monarchs went, until Brasilia was built in late 60's .
About the inhabitants? Considered one of the world's sexyest and most relaxed population, inhabitants of Rio are also called Cariocas, which means White Man's home, representing a microcosm of Brazil's ethnic diversity and including people of European, African, and mixed ancestry. The diversity of the mixed races in Rio is explamned by slavery back in 17th century, after the Tormoio were wiped out, and Rio became Brazil's third most important settlement, so many slaves started to arrive to Rio, streaming in to the sugar plantations, in 18th Century even more slaves arrived, working in the gold mines of Minas Gerais.
Rio is worldwide known for the best samba festivals in the world, no other country feels the beat so good as Rio's people, with the seductive sounds of samba as their rallying cry. The city with sound of samba is definitely Rio de Janeiro, a place where seems no one can be unlucky or unhappy, a place where gorgeous mountains and white sand beaches and deep blue see covers one of the most spectacular metropolis in the world. There is no need for proves, once you are in Rio, you will feel it, Rio is the most well known of Brazilian cities, with such a famous landmarks like the Sugar Loaf and the Christ, it's just a matter of time, till you will be totally in love with the capital.
It's a party paradise, it's a place where you won't care about anything in the world, there is an idea of paradise been born, so for centuries visitors would head to Rio for different reasons, but only one destination. You can surf in , hike through the rainforests, sail across the Guanabara and dance in the best beaches in the world, and do not care at all!