1. Residents flashing their lights to support protesters


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    As the protest outside Palácio Guanabara grew, residents of nearby apartment blocks flashed their lights to show support.

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    • Running from the riot police


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      As we ran from the tear gas and the riot police were thought we were safe. Then I turned to find that we were being pursued. More tear gas cannisters landed in front of us and everyone ran, desperately…

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      • Protest at Palácio Guanabara


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        The crowds grew more vocal as the water-cannon truck arrived.

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        • Futevôlei


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          Futevôlei (Foot volley) is a popular game on the beaches of Brazil. I enjoyed watching these guys on Leblon beach in Rio last weekend. There is definitely a team of winners and team of losers…

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          • The steps of Igreja da Penha


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            These are the steps of Igreja da Penha in Rio de Janeiro's Zona Norte. The steps are carved right out of the rock and (as you can see on the right) pilgrims come and walk up these steps (all…

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            • Rio Bus Drivers


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              A standard bus ride in Rio. The driver is speaking on his cell phone, driving with one hand and not wearing a safety belt. Further back in the bus, a mother holds her baby in her arms. More on…

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              • Brazilian hanging Easter eggs


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                During Easter, chocolate eggs take on an extremely high value. To protect their assets, Brazilian supermarkets build raised frameworks from which they suspend their valuable assets. ;) See more at:…

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                • A storm in Copacabana


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                  A thunderstorm in Copacabana. More at http://eatrio.net/2013/03/copacabana-street-kids-and-popcorn-in-the-rain.html

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                  • Rain doesn't stop this Rio carnival bloco


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                    I was in Rio neighbourhood of Madureira for a bloco, Timoneiros da Viola. The heat had been building all day and some heavy clouds had started to gather. The skies opened and while some of us tried…

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                    • Rain in Barra


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                      Another monster downpour, this time over in Barra. More details here: http://eatrio.net/2013/01/rio-rain-floods-and-landslides.html

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