|I tried many times to capture the steepness of the city but it wasn't easy.|
I was looking forward to a few days of sun and warmer temperatures since we're still freezing here in the Netherlands. That was not to be. The forecast called for rain, rain and more rain and it did not lie.
|When we arrived.|
|When we left.|
|Wet sidewalk. I'm not sure exactly what the pavers are but they're as slippery as bathroom tile!|
There were lots of little side streets and alleys I would normally have explored but the pouring ran really dampened my normal sense of wonder. Still, I did see a lot and found the city to be very beautiful.
There's simply too much to cover in one post without it being far too long. Additional posts about the São Bento train station, food, the Pointe Luiz I Bridge, tiles, faces and randomly odd and curious items are in progress (the links work but might be empty until I get everything uploaded; please check back...I have over 500 pictures to go through!).
My favorite part of the trip, however, was when I went to spend some time with the bridges. This might not be something most travelers do (at least, I've never heard anyone else ever speak of "spending time with a bridge.") but whereas there are many, many amazing examples of architecture and engineering in this world, nothing speaks to me like massive steel beams.
I'm tired and our clocks change this weekend so I need to get some sleep. For more adventures check out the other SIMC posts at Unknown Mami.