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Anyone who’s tried it knows that the humble bicycle is the best way to explore a new city.
The newspapers talk about the the crisis, as happens as well on TV, radio or on WhatsApp ... Even I do it on Facebook. But everything in life has two sides, so let's talk also about love, joy, happiness. Come out and fill your lungs with fresh air and feel the sea wind while walking in the sand. Let's go! Come for a ride on two wheels, pedaling, pedaling, along the landscape of this beautiful city, enjoying the curving shapes of the mountains.
Rio de Janeiro delights us with God gift. Even for those who look at it every day, it is impossible to get used to it. Its beauty is irreversible fascinating. And nothing better than to enjoy so much beauty at the right pace, not to fast, not too slow. Not at high speed of a motor vehicle, encountering traffic jams, or the slow step of the pedestrian, incapable of going for long distances. Rio wants you on a bike!
If you are in Rio de Janeiro this weekend, don’t miss out this Saturday on the Feira Rio Antigo, or the "Old Rio Fair". This open-air market that receives from 15,000 to 20,000 visitors, is held every first Saturday of the month. There you can find it all in one place: antiques, arts and crafts, vinyls, vintage clothing, great bars and restaurants, and live music, from choro and samba.
The visit of the São João Batista cemetery in Botafogo starts with the grave of the famous architect Oscar Niemeyer, then to aviation pioneer Santos Dumont to the great singer/songwriter Tom Jobim - who wrote the world famous song The Girl of Ipanema. Rio by Bike - owned by two Dutch ex-journalists -, is one of the six bike companies in Rio de Janeiro, includes the cemetery in its Panoramic Tour, that leaves from Copacabana.
Summer has arrived in Rio de Janeiro and this month special programs are offered for visitors of Brazil´s most beautiful city. Ipanema beach, a popular stop during our bike tours in Rio, is famous for its Summer Rio project, which starts this weekend.
New Year's Eve in Rio de Janeiro is one of the best parties in the world. And the best place to go to is, of course, the famous beach of Copacabana. There will be tons of other parties; especially cool if you can go with a local, but you have to spend the last minutes of this year and the first of the New Year at the famous beach of Copacabana.