Feathers, both wild and free, wave in bright colours on this magnificent continent, a fanfare from the jungle to the streets. Hulking the Caribbean on it's shoulders, it dips it's toes in to the cold waters of Antarctica. Everything in between is a carnival of wildlife, bustle and epic mountain ranges.
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s Cidade Maravilhosa. Who doesn’t love taking the train up to see Christ the Redeemer, dancing the night away in Lapa or hiking up one of Rio’s countless incredible viewpoints? Sometimes, however, all that hustle-bustle can leave you tired, and yearning for an escape. Thankfully, there’s a Rio de Janeiro day trip for every type of traveler.